Dvorák Cello Concerto


Thursday 10th March 2022

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tickets from £14.50. £5.50 tickets available for full-time students. Under 30s discount available. All inclusive of booking fees

Thursday 10 March 2022 - 7.30pm

Tuning Up - 6.30pm
Tabita Berglund, Jakob Koranyi and Hallé violinist Tiberiu Buta explore the use of folk music in classical music, and their own views on the crossover between folk and classical. - Free to concert ticket holders

Dvorák - Cello Concerto
Mette Henriette - This Too (UK Premiere)
Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra
(Suitable for Model Music Curriculum Y8)

Tabita Berglund

Jakob Koranyi, cello

After her last visit to the Hallé, the Guardian commented that Tabita Berglund left her ‘appreciative Manchester audience invigorated’. She’s joined by the young Swedish cellist Jakob Koranyi, described by The Strad as ‘a force to be reckoned with’, who makes his Hallé debut in Dvorák’s concerto. Although mainly written during his US stay, the work reflects his homesickness for Bohemia, as well as being a heart-felt memorial to his beloved sister-in-law. After it, Berglund introduces a haunting miniature, This Too, by her compatriot Mette Henriette, whose multi-talents as a composer, saxophone and jazz improviser have established her formidable reputation. Also while in the States, in exile from war-torn Hungary, Bartók wrote a final masterpiece, his virtuosic showpiece Concerto for Orchestra where the sections of the orchestra share the limelight.

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