Saint-Saëns’ ‘Organ’ Symphony – cancelled

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Wednesday 23rd September 2020 - Sunday 27th September 2020

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tickets from £14.50 (including booking fees)

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Due to the current situation on Coronavirus, and in the light of Government’s advice given, we have decided to cancel this event.

Read a letter by our Chief Executive, John Summers about the 2020-21 season here.

Wednesday 23 September 2020 - 2.15pm
Thursday 24 September 2020 - 7.30pm
Sunday 27 September 2020 - 4pm

Approximate running time - 120 minutes

Rossini - Overture: The Thieving Magpie
Paganini - Violin Concerto No.1
Saint-Saëns - Symphony No.3, ‘Organ’

Conductor
Rodolfo Barráez

Featuring:
Ning Feng, violin
Darius Battiwalla, organ

Due to the current situation on Coronavirus, and in the light of Government’s advice given, we have decided to cancel this event.

The opening drum-rolls of Rossini’s sparkling overture, The Thieving Magpie, create a perfect upbeat to the season’s Opus One concerts. Making his Hallé debut is the hugely talented Rodolfo Barráez, second prize-winner of the inaugural Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition. Also making his first Bridgewater Hall appearance is Ning Feng, International Tutor at the RNCM and winner of the 2006 Paganini Competition. Appropriately, he plays Paganini’s fiendish First Concerto, a fitting vehicle for his legendary virtuosity. Saint-Saëns’ magnificent and ever-popular ‘Organ’ Symphony gained its nickname through the prominence of what he described as ‘this magical instrument’ with its ‘formidable and terrifying power’.

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