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Song and Dance

This season we are celebrating Song and Dance, showcasing some of the most moving vocal music ever written, and putting a spring in your step with waltzes and ballet scores.

There’s plenty to make a ‘Song and Dance’ about in the rest of the 2016/17 Classical Season – take a look at what is coming up.

Friday 18 November Dancing With Emperors
Strauss J Emperor Waltz
This concert is also part of our Beethoven’s Concertos project. Find out more

Tuesday 22 November Hungarian Dances

Saturday 10 December Messiah
Handel Messiah
More classical events to look forward to this Christmas

Sunday 1 January New Year With Julian Rachlin
Celebrate the New Year with a full Viennese extravaganza. Expect whirling waltzes from the Strauss family and other Viennese favourites.

Saturday 21 January St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe

Friday 3 February Schubert Song And Dance
Haydn German Dances

Friday 17 February A Night at the Viennese Opera

Wednesday 22 February A Capella

Saturday 25 March BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Strauss R Four Last Songs

Thursday 13 April Israel In Egypt
Handel Israel in Egypt

Friday 21 April Romantic Vienna
Schoenberg Ten Early Waltzes

Friday 5 May Dancing Birds
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre
Copland Appalachian Spring Suite
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite

Wednesday 10 May The Hallé‎
Strauss R Waltz Sequence No.2 from Der Rosenkavalier
Elgar Sea Pictures
and the waltzes and Bohemian folk dances of Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony

Friday 12 May Bostridge and Vogt

Saturday 20 May Turandot
Puccini Turandot

Saturday 10 June A Beethoven Feast
Ah Perfido! concert aria, excerpts from Mass in C, Choral Fantasy

Saturday 24 June SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart
Mahler Symphony No.1