Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Manchester, United Kingdom

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ManchesterBenjamin Grosvenor (piano)

Bach, Brahms, Dean, Debussy, Berg, Ravel
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano

ManchesterChetham's Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky, Copland, Shostakovich
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra; Stephen Threlfall

ManchesterSt George's Singers

Górecki, Tavener, Lukaszewski, Rachmaninov
Neil Taylor; St George's Singers; Stewart Campbell

ManchesterThe Hallé - Pictures at an Exhibition

Ravel, Debussy, Mussorgsky
The Hallé; Sir Mark Elder; Sergio Castelló López

ManchesterThe Hallé - Shostakovich Symphony No.4 - Beyond the Score®

Shostakovich: Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
The Hallé; Sir Mark Elder; Gerard McBurney

ManchesterNorthern Chamber Orchestra with Craig Ogden

Tippett, Rodrigo, Scott, Mozart
Northern Chamber Orchestra; Craig Ogden
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Engaging and fluent performances from Elder’s Hallé

French impressionism met with programmatic Russian splendour in a collection of special works written just 40 years apart.
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Juanjo Mena and BBC Philharmonic unlock Mahler's Third

Juanjo Mena begins the final year of his stint with the BBC Philharmonic with a warm interpretation of Mahler's Third Symphony.
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A Faint-Hearted Fanfare

An all-Russian programme of favourite works opens the Hallé’s 160th season.  
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A shattering Gurre-Lieder from the Hallé, BBC Philharmonic and Sir Mark Elder

Sir Mark Elder's 70th birthday Gurre-Lieder threatens to dislodge the roof in Manchester with the combined forces of the Hallé and BBC Philharmonic
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Illuminating Brandenburgs from the OAE

A rare opportunity to hear the complete Brandenburgs was awarded by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in a distinguished performance, with Huw Daniel its leading light.
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Elegance and excellence from Elder:

A classy performance under the baton of Sir Mark Elder unites a seemingly disparate sounding programme.
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