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Student Special Offers

For just £3* students and those studying in full-time education can hear the Hallé perform extraordinary music in the fantastic surroundings of The Bridgewater Hall.  

£3 tickets are available in the Stalls (subject to availability) for Thursday Series concerts, Collection, Opus One Sundays and Opus One Wednesday matinees. Additional events may be added throughout the year so check here for full details or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

*Booking fees may apply (see small print below). Fees do not apply to tickets bought in person at The Bridgewater Hall Box Office and paid for by cash or cheque.

Here are the concerts for which £3 student tickets are available:

Thursday 5 February, 7.30pm
Chabrier Rhapsody: España
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Falla The Three Cornered Hat: Three Dances from Suite No.2
Bizet Carmen: selection
Ravel Boléro

Jamie Phillips conductor | Xuefei Yang guitar

Friday 6 February, 6.45pm
Hallé and Hallé Youth Orchestra
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances (open rehearsal and performance)

Jamie Phillips conductor 

Thursday 12 February, 7.30pm
Pre-concert event at 6.30pm
Grieg Peer Gynt: selection 21' 
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 29' 
Nielsen Symphony No.3, ‘Sinfonia espansiva’ 39' 

Nikolaj Znaider conductor | Jian Wang cello | Katherine Watson soprano | Gary Griffiths baritone

Thursday 19 February, 7.30pm
Please note there is no pre-concert event
Brahms Tragic Overture 15'
Beethoven Symphony No.4 32'
Haydn Nelson Mass 45'

Sir Mark Elder conductor | Soloists | Hallé Choir 

Sunday 22 February, 7.30pm
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

Wednesday 25 February, 2.15pm
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 

Thursday 5 March, 7.30pm
Pre-concert event at 6.30pm
Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: The Tsar’s Bride 7'
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.2 44'
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4 46'

Vasily Petrenko conductor | Nikolai Lugansky piano

Thursday 19 March, 7.30pm
Pre-concert event at 6.30pm
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.2 30' 
Mahler Symphony No.5 70' 

Sir Mark Elder conductor | Alisa Weilerstein cello 

Wednesday 25 March, 2.15pm
Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite 10'
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 30'
Sibelius Symphony No.1 42'

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano

Sunday 29 March, 3pm
Hallé Youth Ensembles
The programme includes:
Horowitz/Flanders Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo
Kodály Variations on a Hungarian folksong (The Peacock)

Sunday 29 March, 7.30pm
Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite 10'
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 30'
Sibelius Symphony No.1 42'

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano

Saturday 11 April, 7.30pm
Pops: Singing in the Rain: A tribute to Gene Kelly
The programme includes:
Get Happy; ’SWonderful; New York, New York; An American In Paris (Overture); Nice Work If You Can Get It; Embraceable You; It Had To Be You; Before The Parade Passes By; Good Morning; You Are My Lucky Star and Singin’ In The Rain.

Larry Blank conductor | Louise Dearman, Daniel Crossley and Matthew Ford vocalist.

Thursday 16 April, 7.30pm
Please note there is no pre-concert event
Brahms Academic Festival Overture 10'
Tarik O’Regan A Celestial Map of the Sky: 1515 15'
Holst The Planets 50'

Sir Mark Elder conductor | Ladies of the Hallé Choir | Hallé Youth Choir | Manchester Grammar School Choir

Wednesday 22 April, 2.15pm 
Ritirata notturna di Madrid 8'
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 29'
Mahler Symphony No.1 52'

Markus Stenz conductor | Simone Lamsma violin

Sunday 26 April, 7.30pm 
Boccherini/Berio Ritirata notturna di Madrid 8'
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 29'
Mahler Symphony No.1 52'

Markus Stenz conductor | Simone Lamsma violin

Thursday 7 May, 7.30pm
Pre-concert event at 6.30pm
Ives The Unanswered Question 6'
Helen Grime Concerto for clarinet and trumpet 25'
Walton Symphony No.1 43'

Markus Stenz conductor | Lynsey Marsh clarinet | Gareth Small trumpet

Wednesday 13 May, 2.15pm
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla 6'
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 35'
Rachmaninov Symphony No.2 48'

Jamie Phillips conductor | Andrew Tyson piano

Sunday 17 May, 7.30pm
Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla 6'
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 35'
Rachmaninov Symphony No.2 48'

Jamie Phillips conductor | Andrew Tyson piano

Thursday 21 May, 7.30pm
Pre-concert event at 6.30pm
Janácek arr. Mackerras The Cunning Little Vixen: Suite 22'
Shostakovich Concerto No.1 for piano, trumpet and strings 21'
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.2 20'
Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra 18'

Sir Mark Elder conductor | Benjamin Grosvenor piano | Gareth Small trumpet | Actors from Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre

Saturday 6 June, 7.30pm
Beethoven Missa Solemnis 80'

Sir Mark Elder conductor | Elizabeth Llewellyn soprano | Susan Bickley mezzo soprano | Allan Clayton tenor | Hallé Choir

The Bridgewater Hall Box Office - box[AT]bridgewater-hall[DOT]co[DOT]uk

44 (0) 161 907 9000

The Bridgewater Hall applies a booking fee of £2 per ticket to telephone and online transactions. Tickets bought in person at the Box Office using a debit card or credit card are subject to a 2% booking fee. No fee applies to tickets bought in person and paid for by cash or cheque or purchased as part of a fixed or flexible subscription.

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