Set Works Concert 2021


Friday 22nd January 2021

Broadcast from The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Standard price £150; Greater Manchester Schools price £132 - all include tax and fees. Note, Vimeo lists prices without tax until checkout

Broadcast begins from Friday 22 January 2021, 10am

CHAPTER 1 – Beginnings...
Gabrieli – Sonata Pian e forte
Bach – Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nacht Musik – III, Minuet

CHAPTER 2 – The Classical Era
Haydn – Symphony No. 101 in D ‘The Clock’ – II
Mozart – Clarinet Concerto in A – III, Rondo

CHAPTER 3 – Romanticism
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C minor - I
Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor

CHAPTER 4 – Into the Twentieth Century
Stravinsky – Rite of Spring – Introduction, The Augurs of Spring
Copland – Rodeo – The Hoedown
Williams – Star Wars Episode 4, A New Hope – Main Titles

Delyana Lazarova

Tom Redmond, presenter
Angel Pareja Francisco, flute
Ben Pinto, clarinet

The Hallé’s dedicated set works concert, ‘The Orchestra Through The Ages’, has been created in collaboration with teachers and music educators across the country to provide a unique resource for pupils studying GCSE and A-level music. Conducted by the Hallé’s Assistant Conductor, Delyana Lazarova, winner of the Siemens-Hallé International Conductors Competition. Presented by BBC Radio 3 presenter Tom Redmond.


  • The Development of the orchestra from the Renaissance to the present day
  • Concert repertoire taken from the GCSE, AS and A’Level music syllabuses of the AQA. OCR, Edexcel and Eduqas/WJEC exam boards
  • On screen analysis of some of the key works
  • Insights into the role of the conductor and the musical journeys of the two RNCM student soloists
  • Enjoy as a complete concert, or in bite-sized ‘chapters’ to enable learning in separate lessons
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All payments are handled by Shopify. Upon successful payment, we will be emailing schools and Music Hubs with instructions. The concert is available for 30 days from 10am on Friday 22 January 2021 and may be watched as a whole, or in ‘chapters’ as many times as you like within this timescale. Given these difficult times, it may be necessary to cancel or alter programmes depending on changes to artist availability or government regulations. The health and safety of everyone who works for the Hallé is paramount. In the event of concerts being cancelled, you will be refunded automatically. For more information about Set Works Concert, please refer to this link here.