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Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw returns: The best classical music this month

Upcoming performances by pianist Lucy Parham, composer Sally Beamish and poet David Harsent are also worth marking in your diary

Daniele Gatti conducts Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra 

Royal Albert Hall, 1st & 2nd September 

Regularly topping lists of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw returns to the BBC Proms for the first time in nearly 10 years. What makes the RCO so special? Maybe it’s the plush depth of its strings, or the penetrating bite of its brass. But above all it’s about collective understanding and painstaking intelligence. The first concert pairs Wolfgang Rihm’s In-Schrift with Bruckner’s mighty Ninth Symphony. The second is a…

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