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Event Listings

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<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
All You Need Is Love
BBC Philharmonic
All You Need Is Love
Juanjo Mena conductor | Valérie Hartmann-Claverie ondes martenot | Steven Osborne piano | Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus


Foulds Three Mantras (27') | Messiaen Turangalîla Symphony (77')

Saturday 19 September 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Bernstein's Final Concert
BBC Philharmonic
Bernstein's Final Concert
Juanjo Mena conductor | Tasmin Little violin


Britten Four Sea Interludes (from ‘Peter Grimes’) (14')| Bernstein Serenade for strings, harp, percussion and solo violin (31') | Beethoven Symphony No. 7 (36')

Friday 09 October 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Sibelius’s 150th Birthday
BBC Philharmonic
Sibelius’s 150th Birthday
John Storgårds conductor | Christian Tetzlaff violin


Sibelius Karelia Suite (15') | Magnus Lindberg Violin Concerto (27') | Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela (9') | Sibelius Symphony No. 5 (30')

Saturday 07 November 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Bernstein: Power And Peace
BBC Philharmonic
Bernstein: Power And Peace
Yutaka Sado conductor| Rebecca Evans soprano | Ronald Brautigam piano


Bernstein Symphony No. 1 ‘Jeremiah’ (25') | Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17, K453 (28') | Schumann Symphony No. 2 (37')

Friday 13 November 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Joybox By Name; Joyful By Nature!
BBC Philharmonic
Joybox By Name; Joyful By Nature!
John Storgårds conductor | Peter Erskine drum set


McCabe Joybox (6') | Stravinsky Ode (10') | Mark-Anthony Turnage Erskine – Concerto for Drum Set (30') | Stravinsky Scherzo á la Russe (4') | Stravinsky Circus Polka (4') | Ives The Unanswered Question (6') | Antheil Symphony No. 5, ‘Joyous’ (24')

Friday 20 November 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Brahms's Third Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Brahms's Third Symphony
Juanjo Mena conductor | James Ehnes violin | Susan Bickley mezzo-soprano


Dvorák Overture ‘Carnival’ (10') | Britten Violin Concerto (31') | Thomas Adès America – A Prophecy (15') | Brahms Symphony No. 3 (35')

Friday 04 December 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Life, Liberty... And Great Tunes!
BBC Philharmonic
Life, Liberty... And Great Tunes!
John Wilson conductor | Jonathan Scott organ


Ives Variations on ‘America’ (8') | Philip Glass Mad Rush (9') | Copland Organ Symphony (24') | Copland Billy the Kid - suite (22') | Korngold The Adventures of Robin Hood - symphonic suite (21')

Saturday 16 January 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Mahler’s Fourth Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Mahler’s Fourth Symphony
Jesús López-Cobos conductor | Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano | Ruby Hughes soprano


Hindemith Concert Music for Strings and Brass (17') | Ravel Piano Concerto in G major (21') | Mahler Symphony No. 4 (56')

Friday 29 January 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Leningrad: Music From The Front Line
BBC Philharmonic
Leningrad: Music From The Front Line
Juanjo Mena conductor | Dejan Lazic piano


Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3 (23') | Shostakovich Symphony No. 7, ‘Leningrad’ (73')

Saturday 13 February 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Rhapsody In Blue
BBC Philharmonic
Rhapsody In Blue
Nicholas Collon conductor | Lawrence Power viola | Jonathan Scott piano


Mark Simpson Sparks (5') | James MacMillan Viola Concerto (31') | Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (16') | Stravinsky The Firebird – suite (1945 version) (29')

Saturday 20 February 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
New World Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
New World Symphony
Juanjo Mena conductor | Augustin Hadelich violin


Smetana Má Vlast – ‘Vltava’ (13') | Bartók Viola Concerto No. 2 (36') | Dvorák Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ (41')

Sunday 28 February 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Pictures At An Exhibition
BBC Philharmonic
Pictures At An Exhibition
Juanjo Mena conductor| Garrick Ohlsson piano


William Schuman American Festival Overture (10') | Barber Piano Concerto (26') | Copland Quiet City (10') | Mussorgsky arr. Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition (32')

Saturday 5 March 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Three Musical Adventures
BBC Philharmonic
Three Musical Adventures
John Storgårds conductor | Julian Bliss clarinet


Sir Peter Maxwell Davies A Reel for Seven Fisherman (30')| Copland Clarinet Concerto (original version) (17') | Korngold Sinfonietta (45')

Saturday 12 March 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Bizet's Carmen
BBC Philharmonic
Bizet's Carmen
Yan Pascal Tortelier conductor | Leonard Elschenbroich cello


Anthony Payne Visions and Journeys (23') | Walton Cello Concerto (27') | Roussel Suite in F major (20') | Bizet Carmen – orchestral extracts (21')

Friday 18 March 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Dances From 'West Side Story'
BBC Philharmonic
Dances From 'West Side Story'
Juanjo Mena conductor | Marie-Pierre Langlamet harp | CBSO Youth Chorus | Hallé Youth Choir


Bernstein Symphonic Dances from ‘West Side Story’ (22') | Ginastera Harp Concerto (17') | Bernstein Chichester Psalms (16') | Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms (22')

Saturday 16 April 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic: Shakespeare 400</b></h6>Echoes of a Mountain Song
BBC Philharmonic: Shakespeare 400
Echoes of a Mountain Song
Andrew Gourlay | conductor


BBC Commissions Chiu-Yu Chou (8') Tom Coult (8') Nina Whiteman (8') Aaron Parker (8') Daniel Kidane (8') | Prokofiev Romeo and Juilet - excerpts (40')

Saturday 23 April 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony
John Storgårds conductor | Kathryn Stott piano


Bernstein Candide - overture (5') | Britten Piano Concerto (33') | Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 (44')

Friday 29 April 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Resurrection Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Resurrection Symphony
Vassily Sinaisky conductor | Olena Tokar soprano | Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano | City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus


Mahler Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’ (80')

Saturday 14 May 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic Family Concert</b></h6>
BBC Philharmonic Family Concert
The BBC Philharmonic Family Concert returns for 2016 with another fun-filled family afternoon of music inspired by the first two years of the BBC Ten Pieces programme for schools.

Saturday 11 June 2016 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall