Event Listings

All of our upcoming events are listed below in date order. To filter the list, please choose one of the following options:

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BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena conductor | Michael Barenboim violin


Berg Violin Concerto (28’) | Bruckner Symphony No. 7 (64’)

Saturday 10 December 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Nicholas Collon conductor | Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano


Ravel, arr. Steven Stucky Noctuelles (5’) | Ravel, arr. Colin Matthews Oiseaux tristes (5’) | Ravel, arr. Colin Matthews Vallée des cloches (world premiere) (7’) | Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (18’) | Shostakovich Symphony No. 8 (65’)

Friday 13 January 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Sir Andrew Davis conductor | Javier Perianes piano


Wagner Tristan and Isolde — Prelude to Act I (11’) | Grieg Piano Concerto (30’) | Elgar Falstaff (30’)

Saturday 21 January 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Ben Gernon conductor | Benjamin Grosvenor piano


Beethoven Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’ (44’) | Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2 (23’) | Debussy La mer (25’)

Saturday 04 February 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

John Storgårds conductor | Alina Pogostkina violin


Gade Symphony No. 1 (31’) | Mendelssohn Violin Concerto (26’) | Bach, arr. Webern Ricercare a 6 from ‘Musical Offering’ (8’) | Sibelius Symphony No. 7 (21’)

Sunday 19 February 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Rafael Payare conductor


Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht (29’) | Mahler Symphony No. 5 (68’)

Saturday 04 March 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

James Feddeck conductor | James Ehnes violin


John Harbison Remembering Gatsby (7’) | Barber Violin Concerto (23’) | Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 (55’)

Saturday 01 April 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Nicholas Kraemer conductor | Nicholas Mulroy Evangelist | Matthew Hargreaves Christus | Lina Johnson soprano | Marianne Beate Kielland mezzo-soprano | Andrew Tortise tenor | Benjamin Bevan baritone | Manchester Chamber Choir


Bach Matthäus-Passion (St Matthew Passion) (159’)

Friday 14 April 2017 2:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Vassily Sinaisky conductor | Vadim Gluzman violin | Robin Tritschler tenor


Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis (15’) | Sofia Gubaidulina Offertorium (44’) | Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 3 ‘A Pastoral Symphony’ (36’)

Sunday 23 April 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena conductor | Leonard Elschenbroich cello


Arvo Pärt Cantus in memoriam, Benjamin Britten (9’) | Mark Simpson NOX – concerto for cello and orchestra (22’) | Berlioz Symphonie fantastique (50’)

Friday 26 May 2017 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé and BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
The Hallé and BBC Philharmonic

Sir Mark Elder conductor | Brandon Jovanovich Waldermar, tenor | Emily Magee Tove, soprano | Alice Coote Wood Dove, mezzo-soprano | Graham Clark Klaus the Fool, tenor | Johan Reuter Bauer, bass | Sir Thomas Allen speaker


Schoenberg Gurrelieder (99')

Sunday 04 June 2017 6:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The BBC Philharmonic Family Concert</b></h6>
The BBC Philharmonic Family Concert


Join us for a musical adventure at The Bridgewater Hall in our annual family concert. Hosted by a BBC Children’s presenter, the orchestra will perform orchestral favourites, film music and inspiring selections from BBC Ten Pieces.

Saturday 10 June 2017 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall