Thank Hallé It’s Friday!

Thank Hallé it’s Friday!
Friday 12 July 2019, 6pm
At The Bridgewater Hall
Tickets £17.50 or £15 concessions (includes booking fees)

In the final Thank Hallé it’s Friday, funded by Creative Europe, become part of the Hallé and sing with a whole community of singers, accompanied by the world renowned Hallé Orchestra. Singing uplifting choral classics of all shapes and sizes we will join together to celebrate the power of music including the epic Dies Irae from Verdi’s Requiem and Beethoven’s unifying Ode to Joy.

If singing with 600 plus voices isn’t for you, then come and be part of the audience and experience the celebratory atmosphere that is Thank Hallé it’s Friday!

‘That first rehearsal when we first sang with the orchestra was spine tingling’

‘Tonight was right up there with some of my best life moments ever. Thank you so much for such a life-changing opportunity’

‘What a glorious thing to sing with Hallé orchestra & mass scratch choir. Troubles of week forgotten’

Concert details

You need to book a participant ticket priced at £17.50 or £15 concessions (includes booking fees).

Your ticket includes access to the rehearsal aids, sheet music – given at the piano rehearsal, a piano rehearsal and an orchestral rehearsal as well as the Thank Hallé it’s Friday! concert.

This concert is suitable for primary school age and upwards. Please note singers aged under 18 are most welcome to sing, but must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

The concert begins at 6pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Full details will be sent to you on purchasing your ticket.


Piano rehearsal – Tuesday 9 July
The piano rehearsal takes place at The Bridgewater Hall, in the auditorium on Tuesday 9 July from 6.30pm – 9pm with Matthew Hamilton, Hallé Choral Director.

Orchestral rehearsal – Friday 12 July
The orchestral rehearsal takes place at The Bridgewater Hall, directly before the concert, from 4pm – 5.30pm led by Matthew Hamilton.

What you’ll be singing

The choral pieces will be:

Beethoven Ode To Joy from Symphony No.9, ‘Choral’
Verdi Dies Irae from Requiem
Haydn The Heavens Are Telling from The Creation
Trad. arr. Mack Wilberg Shenandoah
Bernstein Somewhere from West Side Story

Sign up

To take part, please visit the booking link below:


If you would prefer to sit back and enjoy the amazing music and atmosphere, book an audience ticket here:



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