OPENING THIS WEEK
Barbican, EC2 (0171 638 8891) Mon & Wed
The event of the week, the month and maybe the whole year if Cecilia Bartoli is on form for her London operatic debut.
JAN GARBAREK/ HILLIARD ENSEMBLE
Albert Hall, SW7 (0171 589 8212) Tues
Cult synthesis of old and new.
HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Huddersfield (01484 430528) Wed to 28 Nov
The festival opens with a new production of John Adams's dramatic song-sequence I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky.
Birmingham Symphony Hall (0121 212 3333) Fri
Currently the hottest property on the female vocal market.
ST CECILIATIDE FESTIVAL
Stationers' Hall, EC1 (01327 361380) Sat to 28 Nov
Chic livery hall event. MW