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Sat 23 Jun at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - '80s Mixtape
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Queen, Radio Ga Ga
Warnes, Jennifer, The Time of My Life
Works by Cara, Irene
Works by Tyler, Bonnie
Europe, The Final Countdown
Manilow, Could It Be Magic
Works by Richie, Lionel
Cohen, Hallelujah
Works by Midler, Bette
Jackson, She's Out of My Life
Journey, Don't Stop Believin'
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Alison Jiear, Voice
Tim Howar, Vocals
Sun 1 Jul at 15:00

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Magical Journeys
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Zimmer, Pirates of the Caribbean
Horner, Theme from Apollo 13
Gregson-Williams, The Chronicles of Narnia
Sherman, Film Music from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Bennett, Murder on the Orient Express
Williams, Film music from E.T.
Gregson, The Salamander and the Moonraker
Hallé Children's Choir
Actors from the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre, Actor
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Kids event
Fri 6 Jul at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Chetham's Symphony Orchestra
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra
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Elgar, The Music Makers for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.69
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Matthews C., Pluto
Chetham Symphony Orchestra
Margaret Macdonald, Mezzo-soprano
Jac van Steen, Conductor
St George's Singers
Chetham's Chorus
Sat 7 Jul at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Choral Extravaganza
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Handel, Zadok the Priest, HWV 258: God save the King
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Verdi, Nabucco: Va Pensiero, chorus of the Hebrew slaves
Jenkins, The Armed Man: Benedictus
Parry, I was glad
Mozart, Requiem in D minor, K626: Dies Irae
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 3
Orff, Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Traditional, Joshua Fit the Battle (arr. Moses Hogan)
Bizet, Carmen: overture
Whitacre, Sleep
Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla: overture
Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Hallé Choir
Matthew Hamilton, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 13 Jul at 18:00

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Thank Hallé It's Friday!
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Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis deo
Verdi, Nabucco: Va Pensiero, chorus of the Hebrew slaves
Schoenberg, Les Misérables: Do You Hear the People Sing?
Márquez, Danzón no. 2
Williams, Film music from Star Wars V: The Empire strikes Back
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Tom Redmond, Presenter
Matthew Hamilton, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 14 Jul at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Magic of the Musicals
The Hallé - Magic of the Musicals
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Rodgers, The King and I: Overture and Hello Young Lovers
Brown, Singin' in the Rain: You are My Lucky Star and Singin' in the Rain
Hurwitz, La La Land: Suite for Orchestra
Coleman, The Life: Use What You Got
Schwartz, Wicked: Defying Gravity
Schoenberg, On My Own and Bring Him Home
Rodgers, Carousel: waltz
Schoenberg, Miss Saigon: Last Night of the World
Jacobs, Grease: Hopelessly Devoted to You
Herman, La Cage aux folles: I Am What I Am
Menken, Beauty and the Best: Be Our Guest and Beauty and the Beast
Bernstein, West Side Story: One hand, one heart
Brown, Parade: Big News!
Lloyd Webber, The Phantom of the Opera: All I ask of You
Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia!: Overture
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Shona Lindsay, Vocals
Tom Solomon, Vocals
Sat 28 Jul at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - The Last Night of the Hallé Proms
The Hallé - The Last Night of the Hallé Proms
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Lensky's Aria
Rossini, La danza
Tosti, A vucchella
Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien in A major, Op.45
Walton, Portsmouth Point Overture
Traditional, Skye boat song
Wood, Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Traditional, Loch Lomond (arr. Gordon Cree)
Arne, Rule, Britannia!
Parry, Jerusalem
Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Major, Op.39
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Jamie MacDougall, Tenor
Wed 1 Aug at 19:30

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Scoring Fear: An Evening of Classical Music & Gothic Horror Film Scores
Scoring Fear: An Evening of Classical Music & Gothic Horror Film Scores
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Works by Herrmann
Works by Shostakovich
Works by Bartók
BBC Philharmonic

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Einar-Steen Nøkleberg
Einar-Steen Nøkleberg
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Einar-Steen Nøkleberg, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Bobby Chen & Douglas Finch, piano
Bobby Chen & Douglas Finch, piano
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Rachmaninov, Suite no. 1 "Fantaisie-Tableaux" for Two Pianos, Op.5
Griller, Arnold, Introduction, Cakewalk and Allegro
Finch, Hapsburg Burlesques: Fantasy-Transcriptions on Rosenkavalier, Mahagonny and other Elegies
Bobby Chen, Piano
Douglas Finch, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Leon McCawley
Leon McCawley
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Mozart, Piano Sonata in C major, K279 (K189d)
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 18 in G major, D.894
Leon McCawley, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Composer in Residence: Emma-Ruth Richards 1
Composer in Residence: Emma-Ruth Richards 1
Richards, String Quartet
Richards, Dark Radiance, for solo cello
Richards, Fantasia, for solo piano
Richards, Duo 1 "In memoriam Pierre Boulez", for violin and violoncello
Richards, Piano Trio
Henry Cash, Piano
Zelkova Quartet

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Piano Concerto Evening: Warsaw Concerto & Tchaikovsky I
Piano Concerto Evening: Warsaw Concerto & Tchaikovsky I
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Addinsell, Warsaw Concerto
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.44
Seta Tanyel, Piano
Leslie Howard, Piano
Stockport Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Piano Concerto Evening: Rachmaninov-Paganini & Grieg
Piano Concerto Evening: Rachmaninov-Paganini & Grieg
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Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Dina Parakhina, Piano
Philip Fowke, Piano
Stockport Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Young Artist Recital: Eylam Keshet
Young Artist Recital: Eylam Keshet
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Bach C.P.E., Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Wq 65/17
Haydn, Piano Sonata in G minor, Hob XVI:44
Schumann, Humoreske in B flat, Op.20
Eylam Keshet, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Claudius Tanski, piano
Claudius Tanski, piano
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Liszt, Piano Sonata in B minor, S 178
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Claudius Tanski, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Composer in Residence: Emma-Ruth Richards 2
Composer in Residence: Emma-Ruth Richards 2
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Richards, Ikon, for solo clarinet
Richards, Piranesi's Fantasies, for solo piano
Richards, Perpetual Becomings, after Gormley, for solo flute and ensemble (world première)
Richards, In Aer, 6 little songs, for soprano and piano
Zelkova Quartet
Dominic Degavino, Piano
Alex Roberts, Clarinet
Tahtinen, Stella, Soprano
Ciccotti, Dominic, Piano
Maharaj, Meera, Flute

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Peter Frankl, Murray McLachlan & Lulu Yang
Peter Frankl, Murray McLachlan & Lulu Yang
Brahms, Waltzes for Piano, Op.39
Schumann, Six studies in the form of canons, Op.56
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Bartók, Mikrokosmos
Peter Frankl, Piano
Murray McLachlan, Piano
Lulu Yang, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Gala Piano Faculty Recital 1
Gala Piano Faculty Recital 1
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Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons) for piano, Op.37a or Op.37b: October
Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons): Avril (April): Perce-neige (Snowdrop)
Scriabin, 5 Preludes, Op.74
Rosenblatt, Concertino in Two Russian Themes
Tippett, Piano Sonata no.3
Chopin, Polonaise no. 6 in A flat major, "Heroic," Op.53
Bizet, Carmen Fantasie
Graham Caskie, Piano
Fitenko, Nikita, Piano
Philip Fowke, Piano
Zaitseva, Katerina, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Robyn Koh, Harpsichord
Robyn Koh, Harpsichord
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McLean, Sonata no. 2 for Harpsichord (Adagio)
Frescobaldi, Toccata Ottava for solo keyboard (Libro I)
Riley, Puzzle Pieces for Solo Harpsichord
Byrd, Fitzwilliam Virginal Book CCXLI: Coranto
Mustonen, Sielulintu (Soul Bird)
Rameau, Pièces de clavecin: Le rappel des oiseaux
Rameau, Pièces de clavecin: Les tourbillons
Hovhaness, Dark River and Distant Bell, Op.212
Bach C.P.E., Wurttemberg Sonata in A minor, Wq 49/1 (H 30) (Moderato)
Duphly, La Pothouin
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in G major, K146
Robyn Koh, Harpsichord

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Gala Piano Faculty Recital 2
Gala Piano Faculty Recital 2
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Debussy, 24 Preludes, Op.28 (Selected pieces)
Mendelssohn, Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op.54
Chopin, Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante, Op.22
McLachlan, Murray, Scherzo-Toccata after Prokofiev for Two Pianos (world première)
Liszt, Réminiscences de Norma, S 394
Gemma Beeson, Piano
Leslie Howard, Piano
Murray McLachlan, Piano
Callum McLachlan, Piano
Seta Tanyel, Piano
Westney, William, Piano
Wed 22 Aug at 19:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Robyn Koh - harpsichord recital at The Stoller Hall
Purcell, A New Ground in E minor, Z T682
McLean, Sonata no. 2 for Harpsichord
Frescobaldi, Toccata Ottava for solo keyboard
Riley, Puzzle Pieces for Solo Harpsichord
Byrd, Coranto CCXLI
Mustonen, Sielulintu (Soul Bird)
Rameau, Pièces de clavecin en concert
Hovhaness, Dark River and Distant Bell
Bach C.P.E., Wurttemberg Sonata in A minor, Wq 49/1 (H 30)
Duphly, La Pothouin
Scarlatti, Harpsichord Sonatas
Robyn Koh, Harpsichord

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Murray McLachlan, piano
Murray McLachlan, piano
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Stevenson, Passacaglia on DSCH
Murray McLachlan, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Sandro Russo, Piano
Sandro Russo, Piano
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Chopin, Three Mazurkas, Op.56
Chopin, Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 10, Op.70
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Debussy, Nocturnes: Fêtes
Ravel, La Valse, for piano solo
Sandro Russo, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Piano Concerto Evening: Rhapsody in Blue & Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto Evening: Rhapsody in Blue & Robert Schumann
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Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Murray McLachlan, Conductor
Eugen Indjic, Piano
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Piano Concerto Evening: Litolff Scherzo & Tchaikovsky I
Piano Concerto Evening: Litolff Scherzo & Tchaikovsky I
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Litolff, Concerto Symphonique no. 4: scherzo
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Li, BingBing, Piano
Artur Pizarro, Piano
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Carlo Grante, Piano
Carlo Grante, Piano
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Works by Scarlatti
Carlo Grante, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Ronald Brautigam: Beethoven’s Last Three Piano Sonatas
Ronald Brautigam: Beethoven’s Last Three Piano Sonatas
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, Op.109
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Ronald Brautigam, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Piers Lane, Piano
Piers Lane, Piano
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Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K87
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in G major, K547
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B Flat Minor, BWV867
Chopin, 2 Nocturnes, Op.27
Rachmaninov, Variations on a theme of Chopin in C minor for piano, Op.22
Piers Lane, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Thomas Hecht, Piano
Thomas Hecht, Piano
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Brahms, Four Ballads for Piano, Op.10
Barber, Ballade, Op.46
Barber, Piano Sonata in E flat minor, Op.26
Thomas Hecht, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Martin Roscoe, Piano
Martin Roscoe, Piano
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Dohnányi, Pastorale on a Hungarian Christmas Song
Dohnányi, Rhapsody in C major, Op.11 no.3
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 21 in B flat major, D.960
Martin Roscoe, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Gala Piano Faculty Recital 3
Gala Piano Faculty Recital 3
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Works by Cimarosa
Works by Scarlatti
Works by Casella
Chopin, 4 Mazurkas, Op.41
Copland, Variations for piano
Bacewicz, Piano Sonata No. 2
Crudelli, Marcella, Piano
Fiderkiewicz, Alicja, Piano
Benjamin Frith, Piano
Peter Lawson, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Young Artist Recital: Alim Beisembayev
Young Artist Recital: Alim Beisembayev
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Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in G major, K13
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K87
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 7 in D major, Op.10 no.3
Ravel, Miroirs (Oiseaux tristes; iii Une barque )
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op.35
Alim Beisembayev, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Gala Piano Faculty Recital 4
Gala Piano Faculty Recital 4
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58 (i Allegro moderato)
Stevenson, Peter Grimes Fantasy (based on themes from Britten's opera)
Schumann, Bunte Blätter, Op.99 (Stücken & Albumblätter )
Martin, Boogie Woogie
Martin, Night Piece for Julia
James Brawn, Piano
Chisnall, Les, Piano
Philip Martin, Piano
Taylor, Marie-Louise, Piano
Vladimir Tropp, Piano
Sep 20, 23, 26 mat

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Dvorak's Seventh Symphony
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Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Karl-Heinz Steffens, Conductor
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Fri 28 Sep at 19:30

Manchester Cathedral, Manchester

Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
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Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Bach, Double Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV1043
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Piazzolla, 4 Estaciones portenas (The 4 Seasons of Buenos Aires)
London Concertante
Thu 11 Oct at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Janacek's Glagolitic Mass
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Janáček, Glagolitic Mass
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Sara Jakubiak, Soprano
Dame Felicity Palmer, Mezzo-soprano
Brindley Sherratt, Bass
Hallé Choir
Oct 17 mat, 18, 21

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - A London Symphony
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Purcell, Fantasy upon One Note for 5 viols in F major, Z 745 ((Orch. Manze for wind and brass))
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 2 "A London Symphony"
Andrew Manze, Conductor
Jian Wang, Cello
Thu 25 Oct at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Elgar's Second Symphony
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Strauss R., Don Quixote, Op.35
Elgar, Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Nicholas Trygstad, Cello
Timothy Pooley, Viola
Sat 3 Nov at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé Goes to Nashville
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Parton, Dolly, 9 to 5
Campbell, Glen, Wichita Lineman
Parton, Dolly, Islands in the Stream (Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers)
Newton-John, Olivia, Take Me Home, Country Roads
Parton, Dolly, Jolene
Campbell, Glen, Galveston
Eagles, The, Take it Easy
Rogers, Kenny, The Gambler
Twain, Shania, Man! I Feel Like A Woman
Cash, Johnny, A Boy Named Sue
Nelson, Willie, Always On My Mind
Charlie Daniels Band, The Devil Went Down To Georgia
Denver, John, Thank God I'm a Country Boy
Campbell, Glen, Rhinestone Cowboy
Eagles, The, Desperato
Raitt, Bonnie, I Can't Make You Love Me
Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
The Shires, Friday Night
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Capital Voices, Vocals
Nov 07 mat, 08, 11

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Elgar, Mendelssohn and Wagner
The Hallé - Elgar, Mendelssohn and Wagner
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Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 1
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 3
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Thu 15 Nov at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony
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Schubert, Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Paul Lewis, Piano
Sat 24 Nov at 19:30

Manchester Cathedral, Manchester

Mozart, Bach & Vivaldi by Candlelight
Mozart, Bach & Vivaldi by Candlelight
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Mozart, Divertimento in F, "Salzburg Symphony no. 3", K138 (K125c)
Albinoni, Concerto in D minor for oboe, Op.9 no.2
Bach, Concerto for oboe, violin and string orchestra in C minor, BWV1060R
Mozart, Quartet in F for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello, K370 (K368b)
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
London Concertante
Sat 24 Nov at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Giants of Jazz - Take Two
The Hallé - Giants of Jazz - Take Two
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Garner, Misty
Waller, Medley
Monk, Straight No Chaser
Ellington, Caravan
Morton, King Porter Stomp
Evans, Time remembered
Brubeck, Take Five
Lewis, Meade 'Lux', Honky Tonk Train Blues
Mayerl, Marigold
Corea, Spain
Roderick Dunk, Conductor
James Pearson Trio, The, Jazz Trio
Thu 29 Nov at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - The Rite of Spring
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Satie, Parade
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for orchestra, Op.4
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Sat 1 Dec at 18:00

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Handel's Messiah
The Hallé - Handel's Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
John Butt, Conductor
Hallé Choir
Dec 05 mat, 06, 09

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto
The Hallé - Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto
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Weber, Der Freischütz: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Lars Vogt, Piano
Sun 9 Dec at 15:00

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Christmas Family Concert
The Hallé - Christmas Family Concert
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Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Alasdair Malloy, Presenter
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - Finlandia
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Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Op.22 no.2
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Sibelius, Karelia Suite for orchestra, Op.11
Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, Op.46
Sibelius, Finlandia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.26
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Tom Poster, Piano
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, mat

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - The Snowman
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Pickett, Dinosaurumpus, A romp for audience and symphony orchestra
Blake, The Snowman
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Padfield, Will, Presenter