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<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Nature, Life and Love
The Hallé
Nature, Life and Love
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Francesco Piemontesi piano | Hallé Youth Choir


Dvorák Moravian Duets (10'); Piano Concerto (34'); Overture: In Nature (12'); Overture: Othello (15'); Overture: Carnival (10')

Thursday 05 May 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Beyond The Score
The Hallé
Beyond The Score
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Cast to be announced


Dvorák Symphony No.9, ‘From the New World'

Saturday 07 May 2016 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Gary Hoffman cello


Dvorák Slavonic Dances (5'); Cello Concerto (38') | Symphony No.7 (41')

Thursday 12 May 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>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Gary Hoffman cello


Dvorák Slavonic Dances (5'); Cello Concerto (38') | Symphony No.8 (36')

Sunday 15 May 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Wayne Marshall: Organ Rhapsody!</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Wayne Marshall: Organ Rhapsody!
International Concert Series
Marshall Jazz lntrada | Bernstein arr. Marshall Overture, ‘Wonderful Town’ | Dupré Prelude and Fugue in B | Bovet Sarasota from Trois Preludes Hambourgeois | Improvisation on themes from Bernstein’s ‘West Side Story’ | Gershwin ‘I got rhythm’ & Summertime | Improvisation on Bohemian Rhapsody

In this lively organ ‘pops’ recital, Marshall shows the full breadth of his skills, as he recaptures the verve of the golden age of jazz and the American songbook, alongside repertoire strongly influenced by that style.

Tuesday 17 May 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Gary Hoffman cello


Dvorák Slavonic Dances (5'); Cello Concerto (38') | Symphony No.9, ‘From the New World’ (36')

Wednesday 18 May 2016 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | soloists | Hallé Choir


Dvorák Saint Ludmilla (120')

There will be an interval after part one.

Saturday 21 May 2016 6:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata</b></h6>
Benedetti Plays Mozart
Manchester Camerata
Benedetti Plays Mozart
Andrea Marcon conductor | Nicola Benedetti violin


Mozart Symphony No.34 in C major, K338; Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, K216; Violin Concerto No.5 in A major, K219; Symphony No.35 in D major, K385, ‘Haffner’

Friday 03 June 2016 7.30PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Russian Spectacular
The Hallé
Russian Spectacular
Jamie Phillips conductor


Glinka Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture | Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet: selection | Mussorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain | Shostakovich Festive Overture | Khachaturian Spartacus: Adagio | Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Odette and the Prince | Liadov The Enchanted Lake: Symphonic Poem | Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

Saturday 04 June 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Murray Perahia</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Murray Perahia
International Concert Series
Haydn Variations in F minor Hob. XVIII/6 (14’) | Mozart Sonata in A minor K.310 (20’) | Brahms Four pieces for Piano, Op.119 (15’) | Beethoven Sonata No.29 in B-flat, Op.106 ‘Hammerklavier’ (50’)

Evergreen pianist Murray Perahia returns with a programme that includes Haydn’s last work for piano, some of the final works written by Brahms for the instrument and one of the most ambitious late works by Beethoven.

Wednesday 15 June 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Sixteen's Choral Pilgrimage: The Deer's Cry</b></h6>
International Concert Series
The Sixteen's Choral Pilgrimage: The Deer's Cry
International Concert Series
Harry Christophers conductor


Byrd Diliges dominum; Miserere mihi domine | Pärt Deer’s cry | Byrd Emendemus in melius | Pärt The woman with the alabaster box | Byrd Tribue domine; Christe qui lux es et dies | Tallis Miserere nostri | Byrd O lux beata trinitas | Pärt Nunc Dimittis | Byrd Ad dominum cum tribulare; Laetentur coeli

Associate Artists The Sixteen return to close the ICS season with their Choral Pilgrimage 2016. This programme, which offers consolation in troubled times, features music by two masters of religious composition: William Byrd and Arvo Pärt.

Thursday 23 June 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Classical Dance Extravaganza
The Hallé
Classical Dance Extravaganza
Stephen Bell conductor

The Hallé, conducted by Stephen Bell, celebrates some of the most beautiful and best-loved ballet and dance music ever written. Highlights from Coppélia, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake all feature, along with Offenbach’s riotous Can-Can, Piazzolla’s toe-tapping tango Libertango, and Shostakovich’s infectious Tahiti Trot, better known as Tea for Two.

Saturday 25 June 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Magic of the Musicals
The Hallé
Magic of the Musicals
Stephen Bell conductor | Kerry Ellis and Ashley Day vocalists


Programme includes: Gypsy Overture | Annie Get Your Gun Overture | A Little Night Music Night Waltz | Mack And Mabel Overture | West Side Story Mambo | Lion King Circle Of Life | Les Misérables I Dreamed A Dream | Chess Anthem | We Will Rock You No One But You (Only The Good Die Young) | Wicked Defying Gravity | Sweet Charity Big Spender | My Fair Lady On The Street Where You Live | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pure Imagination | Thoroughly Modern Millie What Do I Need With Love? | Jersey Boys Oh What A Night | Oklahoma Oh What A Beautiful Morning | Phantom of the Opera All I Ask Of You

Saturday 02 July 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Latin Fiesta
The Hallé
Latin Fiesta
Stephen Bell conductor | Lance Ellington, Annie Skates, Emer McParland and David Combes vocalists

Friday 29 July 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall