In December, Ben conducts the final two performances of Madama Butterfly at Royal Swedish Opera. He also returns to the Brighton Dome with the Brighton Philharmonic and to the BBC Philharmonic for two live broadcasts: the first from Media City on Wednesday 12th December at 14:00 GMT and the second from Victoria Hall, Hanley on Friday 14th December at 19:30 GMT.  Repertoire includes Mozart ‘Haffner’ Symphony, Beethoven Symphony No 4, Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No.1 with Leonard Elschenbroich, and Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Suite

Listen again to the concert from Media City on BBC Radio 3, until 10 February 2019.