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Event Listings

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<h6><b>John Rutter's Christmas Festival</b></h6>
International Concert Series
John Rutter's Christmas Festival
International Concert Series
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Chetham’s Chamber Choir | John Rutter CBE conductor | Elin Manahan Thomas soprano | Jonathan Scott organ

arr. Willcocks Christmas Fanfare/O come all ye faithful* | arr. Wood Ding dong merrily on high | arr. Rutter I saw three ships | J.S. Bach Sinfonia for organ from Cantata No.29 | arr. Willcocks The first Nowell* | Poulenc Two Christmas motets | Handel Christmas sequence from ‘Messiah’ including Hallelujah Chorus* | Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite | arr. Rutter Good King Wenceslas* | Rutter Mary’s Lullaby & Shepherd’s Pipe Carol | Anderson Sleigh Ride | arr. Rutter Nos galan & Star Carol | Mendelssohn (arr. Willcocks) Hark the herald angels sing/closing fanfare*

To mark John Rutter’s 70th birthday, the most popular living choral composer in the world and doyen of Christmas music, hosts and conducts a star-studded line-up in a concert to warm the heart.
*items for the audience to sing

Saturday 05 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>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