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Wednesday
28
January
2:15 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Weber, Schumann and Brahms

Hallé: Opus One Series - Weber, Schumann and Brahms

Weber Overture: Der Freischütz 10'
Schumann Cello Concerto 26'
Brahms Symphony No.4 42'

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conductor | Nicholas Trygstad cello

Former Principal Conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski is a much-loved Hallé institution and he returns to conduct music particularly close to his heart. With its hunting horns and orchestral evocations of the forces of good and evil, the overture Weber composed for his opera Der Freischütz is a masterfully constructed microcosm of the opera itself.

The Hallé’s consummate Principal Cellist Nicholas Trygstad then joins the great maestro for Schumann’s intimate Cello Concerto, a piece that showcases the lyrical and poetic qualities of the instrument, which sings out against a soft cushion of orchestral sound.

After the interval is Brahms’s Fourth Symphony, his greatest achievement in orchestral music. Its finale, a magnificent set of variations, is perhaps the most remarkable part of this most remarkable work.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 29 January (7.30pm) and Sunday 1 February (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £26, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

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Thursday
29
January
7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Weber, Schumann and Brahms

Hallé: Opus One Series - Weber, Schumann and Brahms

Weber Overture: Der Freischütz 10'
Schumann Cello Concerto 26'
Brahms Symphony No.4 42'

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conductor | Nicholas Trygstad cello

Former Principal Conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski is a much-loved Hallé institution and he returns to conduct music particularly close to his heart. With its hunting horns and orchestral evocations of the forces of good and evil, the overture Weber composed for his opera Der Freischütz is a masterfully constructed microcosm of the opera itself.

The Hallé’s consummate Principal Cellist Nicholas Trygstad then joins the great maestro for Schumann’s intimate Cello Concerto, a piece that showcases the lyrical and poetic qualities of the instrument, which sings out against a soft cushion of orchestral sound.

After the interval is Brahms’s Fourth Symphony, his greatest achievement in orchestral music. Its finale, a magnificent set of variations, is perhaps the most remarkable part of this most remarkable work.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday 28 January (2.15pm) and Sunday 1 February (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

Sunday
01
February
7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Weber, Schumann and Brahms

Hallé: Opus One Series - Weber, Schumann and Brahms

Weber Overture: Der Freischütz 10'
Schumann Cello Concerto 26'
Brahms Symphony No.4 42'

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conductor | Nicholas Trygstad cello

Former Principal Conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski is a much-loved Hallé institution and he returns to conduct music particularly close to his heart. With its hunting horns and orchestral evocations of the forces of good and evil, the overture Weber composed for his opera Der Freischütz is a masterfully constructed microcosm of the opera itself.

The Hallé’s consummate Principal Cellist Nicholas Trygstad then joins the great maestro for Schumann’s intimate Cello Concerto, a piece that showcases the lyrical and poetic qualities of the instrument, which sings out against a soft cushion of orchestral sound.

After the interval is Brahms’s Fourth Symphony, his greatest achievement in orchestral music. Its finale, a magnificent set of variations, is perhaps the most remarkable part of this most remarkable work.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday 28 January (2.15pm) and Thursday 29 January (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

Sunday
22
February
7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven

Hallé: Opus One Series - Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven

Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine 10'
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola K.364 30'
Beethoven Symphony No.5 34'

Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin | Ruth Killius viola




Thomas Zehetmair returns to Manchester in the dual role of conductor and soloist. Mendelssohn’s lovely The Fair Melusine is a watery affair that influenced Wagner in his own rippling prelude to Das Rheingold.

Zehetmair then exchanges baton for violin bow and joins viola player Ruth Killius for Mozart’s inspired and inspiring Sinfonia Concertante K364. Mozart was a viola player himself and throughout the piece the two instruments are dealt a scrupulously even hand as they engage in a musical dialogue of quite exquisite beauty. The work’s slow movement is one of the most moving ever written.

And finally Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony: in the words of the great author E.M. Forster, ‘the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.’

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday 25 February (2.15pm) and Thursday 26 February (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

Wednesday
25
February
2:15 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven

Hallé: Opus One Series - Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven

Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine 10'
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola K.364 30'
Beethoven Symphony No.5 34'

Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin | Ruth Killius viola




Thomas Zehetmair returns to Manchester in the dual role of conductor and soloist.

Mendelssohn’s lovely The Fair Melusine is a watery affair that influenced Wagner in his own rippling prelude to Das Rheingold.

Zehetmair then exchanges baton for violin bow and joins viola player Ruth Killius for Mozart’s inspired and inspiring Sinfonia Concertante K364. Mozart was a viola player himself and throughout the piece the two instruments are dealt a scrupulously even hand as they engage in a musical dialogue of quite exquisite beauty. The work’s slow movement is one of the most moving ever written.

And finally Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony: in the words of the great author E.M. Forster, ‘the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.’

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Sunday 22 February (7.30pm) and Thursday 26 February (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

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Thursday
26
February
7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven

Hallé: Opus One Series - Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven

Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine 10'
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola K.364 30'
Beethoven Symphony No.5 34'

Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin | Ruth Killius viola




Thomas Zehetmair returns to Manchester in the dual role of conductor and soloist. Mendelssohn’s lovely The Fair Melusine is a watery affair that influenced Wagner in his own rippling prelude to Das Rheingold.

Zehetmair then exchanges baton for violin bow and joins viola player Ruth Killius for Mozart’s inspired and inspiring Sinfonia Concertante K364. Mozart was a viola player himself and throughout the piece the two instruments are dealt a scrupulously even hand as they engage in a musical dialogue of quite exquisite beauty. The work’s slow movement is one of the most moving ever written.

And finally Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony: in the words of the great author E.M. Forster, ‘the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.’

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Sunday 22 February (7.30pm) and Wednesday 25 February (2.15pm).

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

Wednesday
25
March
2:15 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Tchaikovsky , Prokofiev and Sibelius

Hallé: Opus One Series - Tchaikovsky , Prokofiev and Sibelius

Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite 10'
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 30'
Sibelius Symphony No.1 42'

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano

The extraordinary Denis Kozhukhin plays Prokofiev’s wonderfully iconoclastic and fiendishly virtuosic First Piano Concerto. After a performance of the work in 1914, an astonished listener described it as ‘young man’s music’ like ‘the onrushing forwards in my one unfortunate soccer experience’! However, its vigorous athleticism vies with passages of tender, Rachmaninov-like lyricism. Sibelius’s First Symphony owes much to the influence of Tchaikovsky, yet it remains an intensely personal and highly original statement. In turn haunting, stormy and passionate, it culminates in one of the most stirring ‘big tune’ finales in the repertoire. The concert opens with another wonderful treat: the richly melodic orchestral suite from Tchaikovsky’s beguiling ballet score Swan Lake.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 26 March (7.30pm) and Sunday 29 March (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

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Thursday
26
March
7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Tchaikovsky , Prokofiev and Sibelius

Hallé: Opus One Series - Tchaikovsky , Prokofiev and Sibelius

Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite 10'
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 30'
Sibelius Symphony No.1 42'

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano

The extraordinary Denis Kozhukhin plays Prokofiev’s wonderfully iconoclastic and fiendishly virtuosic First Piano Concerto. After a performance of the work in 1914, an astonished listener described it as ‘young man’s music’ like ‘the onrushing forwards in my one unfortunate soccer experience’! However, its vigorous athleticism vies with passages of tender, Rachmaninov-like lyricism. Sibelius’s First Symphony owes much to the influence of Tchaikovsky, yet it remains an intensely personal and highly original statement. In turn haunting, stormy and passionate, it culminates in one of the most stirring ‘big tune’ finales in the repertoire. The concert opens with another wonderful treat: the richly melodic orchestral suite from Tchaikovsky’s beguiling ballet score Swan Lake.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday 25 March (2.15pm) and Sunday 29 March (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

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Sunday
29
March
7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Tchaikovsky , Prokofiev and Sibelius

Hallé: Opus One Series - Tchaikovsky , Prokofiev and Sibelius

Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite 10'
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 30'
Sibelius Symphony No.1 42'

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano

The extraordinary Denis Kozhukhin plays Prokofiev’s wonderfully iconoclastic and fiendishly virtuosic First Piano Concerto. After a performance of the work in 1914, an astonished listener described it as ‘young man’s music’ like ‘the onrushing forwards in my one unfortunate soccer experience’! However, its vigorous athleticism vies with passages of tender, Rachmaninov-like lyricism. Sibelius’s First Symphony owes much to the influence of Tchaikovsky, yet it remains an intensely personal and highly original statement. In turn haunting, stormy and passionate, it culminates in one of the most stirring ‘big tune’ finales in the repertoire. The concert opens with another wonderful treat: the richly melodic orchestral suite from Tchaikovsky’s beguiling ballet score Swan Lake.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday 25 March (2.15pm) and Thursday 26 March (7.30pm). 

Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

Wednesday
22
April
2:15 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Hallé: Opus One Series - Boccherini/Berio, Mendelssohn and Mahler

Hallé: Opus One Series - Boccherini/Berio, Mendelssohn and Mahler

Boccherini/Berio Ritirata notturna di Madrid 8'
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 29'
Mahler Symphony No.1 52'

Markus Stenz conductor | Simone Lamsma violin

Markus Stenz and the Hallé begin with Luciano Berio’s joyful take on a piece by the eighteenth-century composer Luigi Boccherini. The latter’s Ritirata notturna di Madrid, a delightful evocation of night time on the streets of the Spanish capital, was so popular in his day that Boccherini transcribed it for four different instrumental combinations. In 1975 Berio ‘mixed’ those four versions in this enjoyably disconcerting arrangement.

After her stunning Hallé debut last season, the superb Simone Lamsma returns to perform Mendelssohn’s much-loved Violin Concerto, a work that never fails to delight. Mahler believed that ‘a symphony must be like the world – it must contain everything.’ With its birdsong, fanfares and Jewish funeral music, his glorious First Symphony pretty much does just that, and its conclusion is one of the most uplifting ever written.

This programme is also being performed at The Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 23 April (7.30pm) and Sunday 26 April (7.30pm). 


Ticket prices and booking fees

Full price tickets from £11 + booking fee
£3 student tickets are available for many Hallé concerts. See here for more information.

If you are 26 or under PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats, usually worth up to £27, are being offered at half price.

A booking fee of £2 per ticket applies to telephone and online transactions. For more details about booking fees see The Bridgewater Hall website.

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