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Under the Skin

Covent Garden Sinfonia
Thu 31 May 2018, 19:00, Everyman Cinema, Muswell Hill, London
MICA LEVI Under the Skin (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra

Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra
Sun 24 Jun 2018, 16:00, Aylesbury Vale Academy
ELMER BERNSTEIN The Magnificent Seven
HOWARD SHORE Lord of the Rings
ENNIO MORRICONE Gabriel's Oboe
JOHN WILLIAMS E.T.: Adventures on Earth
KLAUS BADELT Pirates of the Caribbean
JOHN WILLIAMS Close Encounters of the Third Kind
JOHN WILLIAMS Jaws
HANS ZIMMER Gladiator
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Deutsche Philharmonie Merck (side-by-side project with young musicians)
Sun 1 Jul 2018, 14:00, Darmstadtium, Darmstadt
VERDI La forza del destino
BIZET Carmen Suite No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 in E minor
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Deutsche Philharmonie Merck
Sat 7 July 2018, 20:00, Jagdschloss Kranichstein, Darmstadt
Die "Last Night": Helden und Schurken
Programme to include:
ROSSINI William Tell: Overture
GRIEG Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique: March to the Scaffold
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade: The Kalendar Prince
SAINT-SAËNS Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale
ELGAR Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1
HENRY WOOD Fantasia on British Sea Songs
ARNE Rule, Britannia!
PARRY (orch. Elgar) Jerusalem
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Hansung Yoo baritone
Ben Palmer conductor
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Orchestra of Opera North • Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Sun 29 Jul 2018, 17:00, Millennium Square, Leeds
Programme to include:
ROSSINI William Tell: Overture
RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez
TREVOR JONES Brassed Off Live (film screening with live brass band and orchestra)
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Craig Ogden guitar
Ben Palmer conductor
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Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Fri 7 Sep 2018, 19:30, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
TREVOR JONES Brassed Off Live (film screening with live brass band)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Sun 9 Sep 2018, 19:30, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Deutsche Philharmonie Merck
Sun 16 Sep 2018, 18:00, Kloster Eberbach, Eltville am Rhein
HAYDN Symphony No. 13 in D
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3 in D minor (original 1873 version)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 19:30, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Tue 18 Sep 2018, 19:30, De Montfort Hall, Leicester
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 19 Sep 2018, 19:30, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Fri 21 Sep 2018, 19:30, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Sat 22 Sep 2018, 19:30, Hull Venue
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Sun 23 Sep 2018, 14:00, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Tue 25 Sep 2018, 19:00, Plymouth Pavilions
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 26 Sep 2018, 19:30, Portsmouth Guildhall
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Fri 28 Sep 2018, 19:30, St David's Hall, Cardiff
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Sat 29 Sep 2018, 14:30, Royal Albert Hall, London
Sat 29 Sep 2018, 19:30, Royal Albert Hall, London
Sun 30 Sep 2018, 13:30, Royal Albert Hall, London

JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 19:30, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Tue 20 Nov 2018, 19:30, De Montfort Hall, Leicester
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 21 Nov 2018, 19:30, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Thu 22 Nov 2018, 19:30, Bournemouth Pavilion
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Deutsche Philharmonie Merck
Sun 25 Nov 2018, 18:00, Stadtkirche Darmstadt
BRITTEN War Requiem
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Darmstädter Kantorei
Darmstädter Singschule
Juanita Lascarro soprano
Alexander Kaimbacher tenor
Jens Hamann baritone
Christian Roß conductor (symphony orchestra)
Ben Palmer conductor (chamber orchestra)
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BBC Singers
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 18:00, St Giles Cripplegate, London
CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD Gaude et Laetare
ARNOLD BAX I sing of a maiden
CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD This time a child is born
ARNOLD BAX This Worldes Joie
CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD From the beginning of the world
CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD Floodlight, Starlight
ARNOLD BAX Five Greek Folksongs
CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD There is no rose
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Sat 1 Dec 2018, 19:30, Hull Venue
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Mon 3 Dec 2018, 19:30, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
JOHN WILLIAMS Home Alone in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 5 Dec 2018, 19:30, Portsmouth Guildhall
JOHN WILLIAMS Jurassic Park in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Sat 8 Dec 2018, 19:30, Sage Gateshead
TREVOR JONES Brassed Off Live (film screening with live brass band)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Thu 20 Dec 2018, 11:00, Royal Albert Hall, London (relaxed performance)
Thu 20 Dec 2018, 14:15, Royal Albert Hall, London
Thu 20 Dec 2018, 17:30, Royal Albert Hall, London
HERBERT CHAPPELL Paddington Bear's First Concert
HOWARD BLAKE The Snowman (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Cinematic Sinfonia
Sat 22 Dec 2018, 14:30, Royal Albert Hall, London
Sat 22 Dec 2018, 19:00, Royal Albert Hall, London

JOHN WILLIAMS Home Alone in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Crouch End Festival Chorus
Ben Palmer conductor
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Halle Orchestra

Hallé Orchestra
Sat 29 Dec 2018, 19:00, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
DAVID ARNOLD Casino Royale in Concert (fim screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Deutsche Philharmonie Merck
Sat 19 Jan 2019, 15:00, Wagenhalle Griesheim (open general rehearsal)
Sun 20 Jan 2019, 16:00, Kurhaus Wiesbaden (performance)

MOZART Symphony No. 35 in D 'Haffner'
MAHLER Symphony No. 7
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 23 Jan 2019, 19:00, Municipal House, Smetana Hall, Prague
JOHN WILLIAMS Jaws in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Pilsen Philharmonic
Sat 26 Jan 2019, 19:30, SAP-Arena, Mannheim
JOHN WILLIAMS Star Wars in Concert: Episode IV - A New Hope (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Covent Garden Sinfonia

Covent Garden Sinfonia
Sun 10 Feb 2019, 19:15, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London
STRAVINSKY Dumbarton Oaks
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD Quark Dances
HEINRICH BIBER Battalia à 10
JOHN ADAMS Shaker Loops
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Convo 2019

Tri-borough Music Hub • Albert's Band
Thu 7 Mar 2019, 19:00, Royal Albert Hall, London
CHARLOTTE HARDING Convo (world premiere)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Sun 31 Mar 2019, 19:00, Municipal House, Smetana Hall, Prague
JOHN WILLIAMS E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert (film screening with live orchestra)
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Ben Palmer conductor
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Prokofiev

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Fri 17 May 2019, 20:00, Grand Hall, St Petersburg Philharmonia
HUMPERDINCK Hänsel und Gretel: Prelude
RAVEL Ma mère l'Oye: Cinq pièces enfantines
PROKOFIEV Cinderella: Suite No. 1 (excerpts)
JOHN WILLIAMS Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Suite
HOWARD SHORE Lord of the Rings: Symphonic Suite
JOHN WILLIAMS E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Adventures on Earth
JOHN WILLIAMS Star Wars: Main Title
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Alexander Malich presenter
Ben Palmer conductor
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RSNO

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Sat 15 Jun 2019, 19:30, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sun 16 Jun 2019, 15:00, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The Planets - An HD Odyssey
R. STRAUSS
Also sprach Zarathustra: Sunrise
J. SRAUSS II On the Beautiful Blue Danube
J.S. BACH (orch. Stokowski) Toccata and Fugue in D minor
JOHN ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7: Allegretto
JOHN WILLIAMS Star Wars: Main Title
HOLST The Planets (NASA film screening with live orchestra)
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RSNO Chorus
Ben Palmer conductor
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