We Recommend: Classical Music

Jean Rondeau

Mon 10 Jun

Wigmore Hall

An individualist, whose performances have enthralled international audiences, rounds off a programme of works imagined for his instrument with Brahms’s keyboard arrangement of Bach’s great D minor violin chaconne.

Classical Music

Ensemble Court-Circuit – Across the Channel

Fri 14 Jun

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

A concert crossing the English Channel, both musically and in-person as the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and NEXT Musicians are welcoming musicians from Paris-based Ensemble Court-Circuit. Supported by Diaphonique.

Classical Music

Lucas Dabargue

Fri 5 Jul

Wigmore Hall

The French Pianist, since coming to international attention at the 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, he has won plaudits for his highly personal performances of a carefully selected repertoire.

Classical Music

Echo Rising Stars: Anaïs Gaudemard

Fri 5 Jul

LSO St Luke's

Anaïs Gaudemard is an internationally recognized harp soloist of singular artistry and charisma. She will play an innovative repertoire from standards of Fauré and Debussy to Camille Pépin (UK premiere of her new commission Nighthawks).

Classical Music

Xavier Phillips & François-Frédéric Guy

Sat 6 Jul

Wigmore Hall

Devoting their programme to a single composer, two exceptional French artists perform almost the entirety of Beethoven’s output for cello and piano, demonstrating his range and development over a series of pieces produced between 1796 and 1815.

Classical Music

Max Emanuel Cencic, Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu & Franck-Emmanuel Comte

Thu 11 Jul

Wigmore Hall

The fictionalised historical figure of the Carolingian knight Roland (or Orlando) inspired innumerable Baroque operas, sampled here by the Croatian star countertenor alongside his period-instrument colleagues and with a handful of instrumental interludes.

Classical Music

Le Concert Spirituel, Herve Niquet

Sat 27 Jul

Wigmore Hall

The founder-director of one of Europe’s most durable and expert period-instrument ensembles leads a programme that simulates the musical experience of the mass in the time of Mozart and Haydn.

Classical Music