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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
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30

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Hallé Christmas Extravaganza
Hallé Christmas Extravaganza
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Noah Stewart, Tenor
The Hallé Youth Training Choir
Dec 22 mat, 23 mat, eve

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Hallé Carol Concerts
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Stephen Bell, Conductor
Hallé Choir
The Hallé Youth Choir
Hallé Children's Choir
Sun 30 Dec at 19:30

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The Hallé - ABBA!
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Stephen Bell, Conductor
Capital Voices, Vocals
Tue 1 Jan 2019 at 15:00

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New Year's Day Viennese Gala 2019
Strauss II, Perpetuum Mobile, Op.257
Waldteufel, The Skaters' Waltz
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: Mein Herr Marquis "Laughing song"
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, Op.46 no.8
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 2 in E minor, Op.46 no.2
Strauss II, Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), Op.410
Lehár, Giuditta: Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Ailish Tynan, Soprano
Manchester Camerata
Holly Mathieson, Conductor
Sat 5 Jan 2019 at 15:00

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The Hallé - New Year in Vienna
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Waldteufel, The Skaters' Waltz
Strauss I, Plappermäulchen Polka, Op.245
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
Strauss II, Champagne Polka, Op.211
Strauss II, Morgenblätter Waltzes (Morning Papers), Op.279
Lincke, Frau Luna
Lehár, Zigeunerliebe (Gypsy Love)
Jamie Phillips, Conductor
Joanne Lunn, Soprano
2019 Jan 16 mat, 17, 20

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The Hallé - Rachmaninov's Third Symphony
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Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, Op.44
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor
Francesca Dego, Violin
Sat 19 Jan 2019 at 19:30

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Symphonic Cinema - Stravinsky/Ravel
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 1
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Thu 24 Jan 2019 at 19:30

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The Hallé - Vaughan Williams' Sinfonia Antartica
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Berlioz, Benvenuto Cellini: overture
Saint-Saëns, Piano concerto no. 5 in F major, "Egyptian," Op.103
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 7 "Sinfonia Antartica"
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Stephen Hough, Piano
Ladies of the Hallé Choir
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Sat 26 Jan 2019 at 19:30

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Stravinsky/Mozart/Tchaikovsky
Stravinsky, Scherzo fantastique, Op.3
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 25 in C major, K503
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Paul Lewis, Piano
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Sun 10 Feb 2019 at 17:00

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The Damnation of Faust
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Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
David Butt Philip, Faust
Rinat Shaham, Marguerite
Laurent Naouri, Méphistophélès
David Soar, Brander
Hallé Choir
Hallé Children's Choir
Trebles of the Hallé Youth Training Choir
2019 Feb 14, 17, 20 mat

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The Hallé - Beethoven's Seventh Symphony
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Falla, El amor brujo
Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A major, K622
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor
Sergio Castelló López, Clarinet
Sat 16 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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Berlioz - Beatrice et Benedict
Berlioz, Béatrice et Bénédict (Concert performance)
Ludovic Morlot, Conductor
Daniela Mack, Béatrice
Toby Spence, Bénédict
Crouch End Festival Chorus
BBC Philharmonic
Sat 23 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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Schumann/Robin Holloway/Valentin Silvestrov
Schumann, Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E major, Op.52
Holloway, Trumpet Concerto (World première)
Silvestrov, Symphony no. 5
Håkan Hardenberger, Trumpet
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds, Conductor
Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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The Hallé - Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony
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Mozart, Symphony no. 31 in D major, K297 (K300a) "Paris”
Casken, Madonna of Silence, concerto for trombone (World premiere)
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Jamie Phillips, Conductor
Katy Jones, Trombone
Thu 7 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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The Hallé - Opera Gala
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Verdi, I vespri siciliani: Overture
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Verdi, Rigoletto: La donna è mobile
Verdi, Aida: Ballet music
Puccini, La rondine: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
Donizetti, L'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima
Donizetti, L'Elisir d'amore: Chiedi all'aura lusinghiera
Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): Overture
Rossini, L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): overture
Puccini, Turandot: Nessun dorma
Puccini, Turandot: Signore, ascolta
Verdi, Otello: Ave Maria
Puccini, Manon Lescaut: intermezzo
Puccini, La bohème: O soave fanciulla
Gianluca Marcianò, Conductor
Anna Patalong, Soprano
Jung Soo Yun, Tenor
Sat 9 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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Oliver Knussen/Henze/Martin Suckling/Borodin
Knussen, Flourish with Fireworks, Op.22
Henze, Ariosi
Borodin, Symphony no. 2 in B minor
Claire Booth, Soprano
Clio Gould, Violin
BBC Philharmonic
TBC, Conductor
2019 Mar 13 mat, 14, 17

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The Hallé - Shostakovich's First Symphony
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Dvořák, Scherzo Capriccioso for Orchestra, Op.66
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 1 in F minor, Op.10
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
Sat 23 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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Stravinsky/Dvořák/Martinu
Stravinsky, Orpheus
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Martinů, Symphony no. 4, H.305
Andrei Ioniţă, Cello
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds, Conductor
Sat 6 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Thomas Adès/Prokofiev/Schubert
Adès, Three Studies from Couperin
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Alina Pogostkina, Violin
BBC Philharmonic
Clemens Schuldt, Conductor
Sat 13 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Bax/Walton/Vaughan Williams
Bax, November Woods
Walton, Violin Concerto in B minor
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 4 in F minor
James Ehnes, Violin
BBC Philharmonic
John Wilson, Conductor
Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Sibelius/Tippett/Stravinsky
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Tippett, Piano Concerto
Stravinsky, Symphony in C
Steven Osborne, Piano
BBC Philharmonic
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Thu 2 May 2019 at 19:30

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James MacMillan/Britten/Tippett
MacMillan, Symphony no. 4
Britten, Les Illuminations, for soprano or tenor and strings, Op.18
Tippett, Symphony no. 4
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
BBC Philharmonic
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Sat 18 May 2019 at 19:30

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Elgar/Rachmaninov
Elgar, Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, Op.44
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds, Conductor
Sat 1 Jun 2019 at 19:30

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Mahler/Shostakovich
Mahler, Rückert-Lieder
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Roderick Williams, Baritone
BBC Philharmonic
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 19:30

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Aida
Verdi, Aida (Concert Staging)
Sir Richard Armstrong, Conductor
Annabel Arden, Director
Joanna Parker, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Alexandra Zabala, Aida
Rafael Rojas, Radamès
Eric Greene, Amonasro
Alessandra Volpe, Amneris
Petri Lindroos, Ramfis
Michael Druiett, King of Egypt
Lorna James, Priestess
Warren Gillespie, A messenger
Orchestra of Opera North
Chorus of Opera North
Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 19:30

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The Planets: An HD Odyssey
The Planets: An HD Odyssey
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Introduction, or Sunrise
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Bach, Toccata and Fugue arr. Stokowski
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92: Allegretto
Williams, Film music from Star Wars
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Nick Davies, Conductor
Sat 15 Jun 2019 at 19:30

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Mozart/Mark Simpson/Mahler
Mozart, Idomeneo, rè di Creta, K366: overture
Simpson, Clarinet Concerto (World première)
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Mark Simpson, Clarinet
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Fri 5 Jul 2019 at 19:30
Chetham's at 50

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Chetham's Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No. 8
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No. 8
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Mahler, Symphony no. 8 in E flat major "Symphony of a Thousand"
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra
Chetham's Chorus
Leeds Festival Chorus
St George's Singers
Choristers of Manchester Cathedral
Hereford Cathedral Choir
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor
Ailish Tynan, Soprano
Gweneth-Ann Rand, Soprano
Kitty Whately, Mezzo-soprano
Margaret McDonald, Mezzo-soprano
Mark Le Brocq, Tenor
James Platt, Bass