Bring all the family along on Tue 23 Dec to the big screening of The Snowman, accompanied live by the Hallé. The first half of the concert features Ian Stephens’ orchestral take on Michael Rosen’s children’s masterpiece, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.
Music from: Thunderball; From Russia With Love; Skyfall; Diamonds Are Forever and many more. Immerse yourself in the spine-tingling sounds that gave musical voice to the films, in catchy title sequences and haunting songs on Mon Dec 29.
Boogie on down to The Bridgewater Hall on Tue 30 Dec for the Hallé’s celebration of all things D.I.S.C.O.! Dig out your sparkly flares and platform shoes and join the orchestra, a host of fabulous vocalists and conductor Stephen Bell.
The Hallé has a number of discs on its own CD label, featuring composers such as Elgar, Wagner, Colin Matthews, Debussy, Richard Strauss and other English composers. The label includes award-winning discs such as Wagner's Götterdämmerung and Elgar's Violin Concerto with Thomas Zehetmair as soloist.
The Hallé offers a range of regular, local and free ensemble experiences for young people aged 8 –19 years. It also offers adults (aged 18+) the chance to sing in one of the best symphony choruses in the UK.
The Hallé's award-winning Education Programme reaches over 44,000 participants a year principally by placing Hallé musicians in the community, in schools, youth clubs, community centres and young offenders organisations.
Now in its 155th season, the Hallé ranks among the UK's top symphonic ensembles, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in this country and around the world; award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts and educational outreach programmes; and a visionary commitment to building audiences and developing orchestral repertoire.