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.
On Sat 20 Dec, pianist Nicolas Namoradze joins Jamie Phillips and the HYO for Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2. Concert includes Elgar’s Cockaigne, Grieg’s Two Elegiac Melodies and Nielsen’s Symphony No.2.
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 latest release is Elgar's The Apostles.
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.