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Event Listings

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

Flexible Booking  |  BBC Philharmonic  |  The Hallé  |  International Concert Series  |  Manchester Camerata  |  Manchester Mid-day Concerts |  Ravel & Rachmaninov  |  Craig Ogden's Guitar Weekend  |  Organ Concerts  |  Family Events  |  Raymond Gubbay  |  Free Lunchtime Concerts  |  Guided Tours


<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Monthly music and sensory play sessions for toddlers (booking is required).

Friday 19 December 2014 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall

Friday 19 December 2014 12:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Baby sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Baby sessions
Monthly music and sensory play sessions for babies (booking is required).

Friday 19 December 2014 1:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall

Friday 19 December 2014 2:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Friday 19 December 2014 5:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé’s Christmas Sing-along</b>
The Hallé’s Christmas Sing-along
Nick Davies conductor | Elin Manahan Thomas soprano


The programme includes 'Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow'; 'It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year'; 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'; 'Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire'; 'White Christmas'; 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' and many more.

Friday 19 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Carol Concert
The Hallé
Carol Concert
Stephen Bell conductor | Hallé Choir | Hallé Youth Choirs | Hallé Children’s Choir

Saturday 20 December 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Hallé Youth Orchestra</b>
Hallé Youth Orchestra
Jamie Phillips conductor | Nicolas Namoradze piano


Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) | Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 | Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies | Nielsen Symphony No.2, ‘The Four Temperaments’

Saturday 20 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Carol Concert
The Hallé
Carol Concert
Stephen Bell conductor | Hallé Choir | Hallé Youth Choirs | Hallé Children’s Choir

Sunday 21 December 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Carol Concert
The Hallé
Carol Concert
Stephen Bell conductor | Hallé Choir | Hallé Youth Choirs | Hallé Children’s Choir

Sunday 21 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Glory of Christmas</b></h6>
Glory of Christmas
Timothy Henty conductor | Mark O’Keefe trumpet | Thomas Walker tenor | Manchester Chorale | Kinder Children’s Choir | Manchester Concert Orchestra


Widor Toccata | Rutter Shepherd’s Pipe Carol | Adams The Holy City | Haydn Trumpet Concerto (Last Movement) | Adam O Holy Night | Franck Panis Angelicus | Schubert Ave Maria | Bach Sheep May Safely Graze | Handel Worthy Is The Lamb And Amen | Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Good King Wenceslas | O Come, All Ye Faithful Once In Royal David’s City | The Holly And The Ivy

Monday 22 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Snowman (screening with live music)
The Hallé
The Snowman (screening with live music)
Stephen Bell conductor | Tom Redmond presenter | Samuel Williamson treble


Ian Stephens We’re Going on a Bear Hunt | Howard Blake The Snowman

Tuesday 23 December 2014 1:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Snowman (screening with live music)
The Hallé
The Snowman (screening with live music)
Stephen Bell conductor | Tom Redmond presenter | Samuel Williamson treble


Ian Stephens We’re Going on a Bear Hunt | Howard Blake The Snowman

Tuesday 23 December 2014 4:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
The Snowman (screening with live music)
The Hallé
The Snowman (screening with live music)
Stephen Bell conductor | Tom Redmond presenter | Samuel Williamson treble


Ian Stephens We’re Going on a Bear Hunt | Howard Blake The Snowman

Tuesday 23 December 2014 6.30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Christmas Carol Singalong</b></h6>
Christmas Carol Singalong
Alison Jiear special guest | Manchester Chorale | Manchester Concert Orchestra


Let it snow | O Little Town Of Bethlehem | Jingle Bells | The Twelve Days Of Christmas | Mary’s Boy Child | Sleigh Ride | Merry Christmas Everyone | Frosty The Snowman | I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day | Santa Claus Is Coming To Town | Once In Royal David’s City | Merry Christmas Everybody

Wednesday 24 December 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Music & Dance From The Ballet</b></h6>
Music & Dance From The Ballet
Benjamin Pope conductor | Star soloists from The Russian State Ballet Of Siberia |Manchester Concert Orchestra


Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Black Swan Pas de deux | Delibes Coppélia Pas de deux | Tchaikovsky Swan Lake White Swan Adagio | Chopin Chopiniana Waltz | Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Pas de deux; The Nutcracker Excerpts | Delibes Coppélia Prelude & Mazurka | Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Excerpts | Stravinsky The Firebird Finale | Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Friday 26 December 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Sound of Musicals</b></h6>
The Sound of Musicals
Richard Balcombe conductor | Summer Strallen, Kerry Ellis, Tim Howar, Graham Bickley special guests | Manchester Concert Orchestra


An all-star line up from London’s glittering West End perform music from 'Kiss Me Kate', 'Singin’ In The Rain', 'The Sound Of Music Cabaret', 'Oliver!', 'The Phantom Of The Opera', 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory', 'Les Miserables', 'Oklahoma!', 'Wicked' and 'Chicago'.

Saturday 27 December 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Last Night of the Christmas Proms</b></h6>
Last Night of the Christmas Proms
John Pryce-Jones conductor | Sarah Redgwick soprano | James Edwards tenor | Manchester Concert Orchestra


Rossini The Barber Of Seville Overture | Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite | Handel Water Music Suites (excerpts) | Puccini O Soave Fanciulla From La Bohème | Jenkins Palladio | Verdi Brindisi From La Traviata | Bizet Flower Song & Danse Boheme From Carmen | Dvorak Slavonic Dance No.1

Saturday 27 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b><h6>Glenn Miller Orchestra</b></h6>
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Ray McVay bandleader | The Jiving Lindy Hoppers special guests


Moonlight Serenade | Little Brown Jug | String Of Pearls | Tuxedo Junction | American Patrol |Chattanooga Choo Choo | Strike Up The band | Rhapsody In Blue

Choir Seats available to book by visiting/calling our Box Office on 0161 907 9000.
Plus a special Frank Sinatra anniversary celebration with 'I’ve Got You Under My Skin', 'Strangers In The Night', 'Birth Of The Blues' and 'New York, New York'. Special guests The Jiving Lindy Hoppers will be performing 'Jumpin’ at the Woodside', 'Jersey Bounce' and 'Running Wild'.

Sunday 28 December 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
An Evening with 007
The Hallé
An Evening with 007
Stephen Bell conductor | Anna-Jane Casey and Lance Ellington vocalists


The programme includes music from 'Thunderball'; 'From Russian with Love'; 'Skyfall'; 'Diamonds are Forever'; 'Moonraker'; 'Goldfinger' and many more …

Monday 29 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Hallé Disco
The Hallé
Hallé Disco
Stephen Bell conductor | Annie Skates, Hazel Fernandes, Lance Ellington and Andrew Playfoot vocalists


The programme includes 'Disco Inferno'; 'Kool and the Gang Medley'; 'Young Hearts Run Free'; 'Sister Sledge Medley'; 'How Deep is Your Love'; 'That’s The Way I Like It'; 'Earth Wind & Fire Medley'; 'More More More'; 'Don’t Take Away the Music'; 'Bee Gees Medley'; 'Boogie Nights'; 'Boney M Medley'; 'Three Times a Lady'; 'Donna Summer Medley'; 'Blame it on the Boogie' and 'I Will Survive'.

Tuesday 30 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>New Year’s Eve Musicals Gala</b></h6>
Manchester Camerata
New Year’s Eve Musicals Gala
Manchester Camerata
Robert Ziegler conductor | Maria Friedman & Damian Humbley soloists


Add a touch of glamour to your New Year celebrations with an evening of favourite songs from the musicals including 'Evita', 'Mary Poppins', 'West Side Story', 'High Society', 'Aladdin' and 'Sunset Boulevard'.

Wednesday 31 December 2014 8:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata</b></h6>
New Year’s Day Viennese Gala
Manchester Camerata
New Year’s Day Viennese Gala
Alexandre Bloch conductor | Ailish Tynan soprano


J. Strauss II Die Fledermaus, Overture; Blue Danube Waltz; Mein Herr Marquis (Die Fledermaus); Pizzicato Polka | Stolz Du sollst der Kaiser (Der Favorit) | Sibelius Valse Triste | Anderson Waltzing Cat; Plink, Plank, Plunk | Heuberger Im chambre separée (Der Opernball) | J. Strauss I Radetzky March | Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.8 Op.48; Slavonic Dance No.2 Op.72 | Lehár On my lips every kiss is like wine (Giuditta) | Suppé Light Cavalry Overture

Thursday 01 January 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now: Shiny and New (Ages 0-11)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: Shiny and New (Ages 0-11)
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
Musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. Happy New Year! Try something new for 2015, in a session celebrating fresh starts, hopes and dreams.

Friday 02 January 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now: Shiny and New (Ages 12-19)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: Shiny and New (Ages 12-19)
Musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. Happy New Year! Try something new for 2015, in a session celebrating fresh starts, hopes and dreams.

Friday 02 January 2015 1:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
A Viennese Celebration
The Hallé
A Viennese Celebration
Stephen Bell conductor | Rebecca Bottone soprano


J. Strauss II Roses from the South: Waltz | Lanner New Year Galop | J. Strauss II Emperor Waltz; Trisch Trasch Polka; Die Fledermaus: Overture and Laughing Song; Pizzicato Polka; On the Beautiful Blue Danube: Waltz

Saturday 03 January 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Nutcracker</b>
The Nutcracker
The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia | Sergei Bobrov Artistic Director | Anatoly Tchepurnoi Music Director and Chief Conductor


This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.

Sunday 04 January 2015 2:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall
Sunday 04 January 2015 5:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall
Monday 05 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Philip Higham</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Philip Higham
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Alisdair Beatson piano


Fauré Sonata No.2 in G minor Op.117 | Brahms Cello Sonata in D major Op.78

Tuesday 06 January 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Johann Strauss Gala</b>
Johann Strauss Gala
Rainer Hersch conductor | Kristy Swift soprano | Johann Strauss Dancers | Johann Strauss Orchestra | Alexandra Worrall director/choreographer


The Blue Danube Waltz | Radetzky March | Tritsch Tratsch Polka | The Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus | Roses from the South Waltz | Thunder & Lightening Polka

Sunday 11 January 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Navarra Quartet</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
The Navarra Quartet
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Magnus Johnston violin | Marije Johnston violin | Simone van der Giessen viola | Brian O’Kane cello


Frank Bridge Three Idylls H.67 | Edward Gregson String Quartet (World premiere of Manchester Mid-day Centenary Commission) | Britten Quartet No.3

Wednesday 14 January 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Thursday 15 January 2015 1:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Henning Kraggerud violin


Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis | Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.2 | Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6, ‘Pathétique’

Thursday 15 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Tom Doughty</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Tom Doughty
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Free non ticketed event in our stalls foyer.
Cheshire-based lap-slide guitarist and singer-songwriter Tom Doughty entertains.

Friday 16 January 2015 5:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6></b>Tommy Emmanuel In Concert with special guest Craig Ogden</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Tommy Emmanuel In Concert with special guest Craig Ogden
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Known for his complex finger-style technique, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects, Tommy is one of Australia’s most respected musicians, and guitar players of all levels come to his shows to watch him work his magic. His live shows are known for their humour, performance, passion and infectious joy.

Friday 16 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>First Timers: Beginners' Guitar Lesson For Adults</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
First Timers: Beginners' Guitar Lesson For Adults
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
For adults (aged 16 years old and above). Please visit/call our Box Office on 0161 907 9000 for further details.
A classical guitar lesson for absolute beginners, led by Callum Dewar. Participants will explore the instrument and learn their first few chords and rhythms, ending the lesson ready to play a specially written beginners’ part in Sunday’s Guitar Jamboree.

Saturday 17 January 2015 11:30 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>First Timers: Beginners' Guitar Lesson Family Session</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
First Timers: Beginners' Guitar Lesson Family Session
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
For children (aged 8-16 and family groups). Please visit/call our Box Office on 0161 907 9000 for further details.
A classical guitar lesson for absolute beginners, led by Callum Dewar. Participants will explore the instrument and learn their first few chords and rhythms, ending the lesson ready to play a specially written beginners’ part in Sunday’s Guitar Jamboree.

Saturday 17 January 2015 12:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Katona Twins guitar duo</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
The Katona Twins guitar duo
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Acclaimed guitarists, Peter and Zoltán Katona, effortlessly transfer from strictly classical to more popular musical genres. In this lively lunchtime recital, they perform works by Handel, De Falla and Albéniz, as well as original compositions.

Saturday 17 January 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Guided Tour</b></h6>
Craig Ogden's Guitar Weekend
Guided Tour
Craig Ogden's Guitar Weekend
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Saturday 17 January 2015 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Katona Twins Masterclass</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
The Katona Twins Masterclass
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
The Katona Twins put young guitar ensembles through their paces. Join the audience for a preview of future stars of the guitar, or to pick up tips for your own playing.

Saturday 17 January 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Rising Stars of the Guitar</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Rising Stars of the Guitar
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Free non ticketed event in our stalls foyer.
Dave Bainbridge and students from the RNCM entertain.

Saturday 17 January 2015 5:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
BBC Philharmonic
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Juanjo Mena conductor | Craig Ogden guitar


Gerhard Dances from Don Quixote | Takemitsu To the Edge of Dream for guitar and orchestra | Debussy Ibéria | Rodrigo Fantasía para un Gentilhombre for guitar and orchestra | Ravel Rapsodie espagnole | Falla Interlude and Dance (from ‘La Vida breve’)

Saturday 17 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Craig’s Big Guitar Jamboree: Participants</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Craig’s Big Guitar Jamboree: Participants
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Craig Ogden conductor | Aquarelle Guitar Quartet | Callum Dewar composer


Please note that this booking page is for participants only.
The weekend culminates in a performance by a massed guitar orchestra of players of all ages and abilities. Join the orchestra as a player, with a choice of parts suitable from beginner to Grade 8.

Sunday 18 January 2015 10:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Guitar Weekend Music Makers: Toddler Session
Bridgewater For All
Guitar Weekend Music Makers: Toddler Session
A special guitar-themed version of our popular sensory play sessions for babies and toddlers (booking is required).

Sunday 18 January 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Guitar Weekend Music Makers: Baby Session
Bridgewater For All
Guitar Weekend Music Makers: Baby Session
A special guitar-themed version of our popular sensory play sessions for babies and toddlers (booking is required).

Sunday 18 January 2015 12:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Craig’s Big Guitar Jamboree: Audience</b></h6>
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Craig’s Big Guitar Jamboree: Audience
Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
Craig Ogden conductor | Aquarelle Guitar Quartet | Callum Dewar composer


Please note that this booking page is for audience members only.
A family-friendly concert featuring a massed guitar orchestra of players of all ages and abilities. Please click on the 'more info' button for further details, including a family ticket offer.

Sunday 18 January 2015 2:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata: Composers’ Project</b></h6>
UKFast Auditorium
Manchester Camerata: Composers’ Project
UKFast Auditorium
Clark Rundell conductor | Mark Simpson guest composer mentor


Please note this event will take place in the UKFast Auditorium, UKFast Campus, Birley Fields, Manchester, M15 5QJ. This is free ticketed event (advanced booking recommended).

Wednesday 21 January 2015 10:00 AM UKFast Auditorium



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Monthly music and sensory play sessions for toddlers (booking is required).

Friday 23 January 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Monthly music and sensory play sessions for toddlers (booking is required).

Friday 23 January 2015 12:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Baby sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Baby sessions
Monthly music and sensory play sessions for babies (booking is required).

Friday 23 January 2015 1:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Baby sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Baby sessions
Monthly music and sensory play sessions for babies (booking is required).

Friday 23 January 2015 2:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Beethoven’s Egmont
BBC Philharmonic
Beethoven’s Egmont
Juanjo Mena conductor | Javier Perianes piano | Eleanor Dennis soprano | Malcolm Raeburn narrator


Beethoven Egmont Complete | Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A (K 488) | Haydn Symphony No. 44 in E minor, ‘Trauer’

Friday 23 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Unlimited Voices: The No.1 Concert</b></h6>
Unlimited Voices: The No.1 Concert
Unlimited Voices celebrate with songs which have reached the No.1 spot during the last 50 years.

Saturday 24 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Tuesday 27 January 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Stanislaw Skrowaczewskiconductor | Nicholas Trygstad cello


Weber Overture: Der Freischütz | Schumann Cello Concerto | Brahms Symphony No.4

Wednesday 28 January 2015 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Julian Clef, piano</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Julian Clef, piano
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Nicholai Kapustin Etudes 2, 3, 4 and 8 (Eight Concert Etudes Op. 40) | Rachmaninoff Ten Preludes Op. 23

Thursday 29 January 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Thursday 29 January 2015 5:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Stanislaw Skrowaczewskiconductor | Nicholas Trygstad cello


Weber Overture: Der Freischütz | Schumann Cello Concerto | Brahms Symphony No.4

Thursday 29 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata: Stravinsky, Mozart, Haydn, Tchaikovsky</b></h6>
Manchester Cathedral
Manchester Camerata: Stravinsky, Mozart, Haydn, Tchaikovsky
Manchester Cathedral
Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor | Adi Brett violin


Stravinsky Concerto in D for Strings, ‘Basel Concerto’ | Haydn Violin Concerto in C Major, Hob. Vlla: 1 | Mozart Divertimento in F, K.138 | Tchaikovsky Serenade in C Major, Op.48

Please note this event will take place at Manchester Cathedral.

Friday 30 January 2015 7:30 PM Manchester Cathedral



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony
Gianandrea Noseda conductor | Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano | Jonathan Scott Organ


Beethoven Symphony No. 8 | Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 | Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3, ‘Organ’

Saturday 31 January 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Sunday 1 February 2015 3:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conductor | Nicholas Trygstad cello


Weber Overture: Der Freischütz | Schumann Cello Concerto | Brahms Symphony No.4

Sunday 01 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
España
The Hallé
España
Jamie Phillips conductor | Xuefei Yang guitar


Chabrier Rhapsody: España | Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez | Falla The Three Cornered Hat: Three Dances from Suite No.2 | Bizet Carmen: selection | Ravel Bolero

Thursday 05 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé and Hallé Youth Orchestra</b>
The Hallé and Hallé Youth Orchestra
Jamie Phillips conductor


Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances (open rehearsal and performance)

Friday 06 February 2015 6:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Schoenberg and Beethoven
BBC Philharmonic
Schoenberg and Beethoven
Juanjo Mena conductor | Hannes Minnaar conductor


Schoenberg Pelleas and Melisande | Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’

Saturday 07 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Songs of Inspiration</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All
Songs of Inspiration
Bridgewater For All
A free, ticketed event in the Auditorium.
A performance celebrating new poetry and music created in Manchester, exploring creative inspiration and muses.

Sunday 08 February 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Sixteen: Poetry in Music</b></h6>
International Concert Series
The Sixteen: Poetry in Music
International Concert Series
Harry Christophers conductor


Harris Faire Is The Heaven | Weelkes When David Heard | Rubbra There Is A Spirit | James MacMillan The Gallant Weaver | Harris Bring Us, O Lord God | Ramsey When David heard | Howells Take Him, Earth, For Cherishing | Britten Hymn To Saint Cecilia | Tomkins When David Heard | Rubbra Eternitie | Pearsall Lay A Garland | Tippett Dance, Clarion Air | East When David Heard | Gurney Since I Believe In God The Father Almighty

The relationship between poetry and music has long been debated. Does music add substance to words or is music inspired by them?

Sunday 08 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Sam Bailey: The Power Of Love Tour 2015</b></h6>
Plus Support Daughters of Davis
Sam Bailey: The Power Of Love Tour 2015
Plus Support Daughters of Davis
Reigning X Factor champion Sam Bailey is set to reissue her number one debut album 'The Power Of Love' on 1 December 2014 as she embarks on her first UK tour in 2015.

Monday 09 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Wednesday 11 February 2015 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata: Bizet, Shostakovich, Mozart</b></h6>
RNCM Concert Hall
Manchester Camerata: Bizet, Shostakovich, Mozart
RNCM Concert Hall
Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor | Hannah Roberts cello


Bizet Symphony in C | Shostakovich Cello Concerto no.1, Op 107 | Mozart Symphony no.40, K.550

Please note this event will take place at RNCM Concert Hall. Tickets are available to book via The Bridgewater Hall but will need to be collected from the RNCM on the evening of the concert.

Wednesday 11 February 2015 7:30 PM RNCM Concert Hall



<h6><b>Scott Brothers Duo</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Scott Brothers Duo
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Jonathan Scott organ | Tom Scott piano


Mozart (arr. J. Scott) Overture to The Magic Flute K.620 | Clifford Demarest Fantaisie | Benjamin Burrows Variations on an Original Theme | Richard Addinsell Warsaw Concerto | Tom Scott Timepiece (2013) | Pietro Yon Finale from Concerto Gregoriano

Thursday 12 February 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Inside The Orchestra</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All
Inside The Orchestra
Bridgewater For All
Please meet at the main entrance (ticket price includes one drink). This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room.
A preview of the performance by the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra on Monday 23 February. Stephen Threlfall guides audiences through the music and the cultural context in which it was composed.

Thursday 12 February 2015 6:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Nikolaj Znaider conductor | Jian Wang cello | Katherine Watson soprano | Gary Griffiths baritone


Grieg Peer Gynt: selection | Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 | Nielsen Symphony No.3, ‘Sinfonia espansiva’

Thursday 12 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Friday 14 February 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Valentine’s Day Concert
The Hallé
Valentine’s Day Concert
Stephen Bell conductor | Anna-Jane Casey and Graham Bickley vocalists


The programme includes 'If I Loved You'; 'The Power Of Love'; 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart'; 'My Heart Will Go On'; 'Endless Love'; 'The Rose'; 'Love Me Tender'; 'The Power Of Love'; 'When A Man Loves A Woman'; 'Can’t Help Falling In Love With You'; 'The Way You Look Tonight' and 'When I Fall In Love'.

Saturday 14 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Macy Gray</b>
Macy Gray
There is no support for this concert.
A gifted songwriter and dazzling singer, the Grammy Award winning artist Macy Gray has been overturning fan expectation and industry formula since her debut 2000 album, 'On How Life Is'.

Sunday 15 February 2015 8:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Ocean Colour Scene: The 25th Anniversary Acoustic Tour</b></h6>
Plus Support
Ocean Colour Scene: The 25th Anniversary Acoustic Tour
Plus Support
Steve, Simon and Oscar from Ocean Colour Scene have reached their landmark 25th anniversary. To celebrate, the three of them will play a very special UK tour accompanied by Q Strings.

Monday 16 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Bridgewater Singers</b></h6>
Bridgewater for All
The Bridgewater Singers
Bridgewater for All
Become part of our brand new lunchtime singing group, the Bridgewater Singers. Find your voice in a fun, informal environment where everybody is welcome – with no auditions, no prior expectations, and no need to read music. Please book by visiting or calling our Box Office on 0161 907 9000. Not available online.

Wednesday 18 February 2015 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Cavaleri Quartet</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Cavaleri Quartet
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Martyn Jackson violin | Ciaran McCabe violin | Ann Beilby viola | Rowena Calvert cello


David Dubery Cuarteto Iberico (First concert performance) | Janácek Quartet No.2 ‘Intimate Letters’

Wednesday 18 February 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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


Brahms Tragic Overture | Beethoven Symphony No.4 | Haydn Nelson Mass

Thursday 19 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Friday 20 February 2015 5:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
The Lark Ascending
BBC Philharmonic
The Lark Ascending
John Storgårds conductor | Guy Braunstein violin


Grieg Lyric Suite | Delius Violin Concerto | Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending; Symphony No. 6

Saturday 21 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin | Ruth Killius viola


Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine | Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola K.364 | Beethoven Symphony No.5

Sunday 22 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra</b></h6>
International Concert Series
St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
International Concert Series
Alexander Dmitriev conductor | Alexander Sitkovetsky violin | Freddy Kempf piano | Natalie Clein cello


Sibelius Karelia Suite | Beethoven Triple Concerto | Rachmaninov Symphony No.2 in E minor

A chance to hear St. Petersburg’s other great symphony orchestra, formed in 1931 as the Leningrad Radio Orchestra.

Monday 23 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>10cc In Concert</b></h6>
Plus support
10cc In Concert
Plus support
Graham Gouldman bass, guitars, vocals | Rick Fenn lead guitar, vocals, bass | Paul Burgess drums, percussion | Mick Wilson vocals, percussion, guitar, keyboards | Mike Stevens keyboards, guitar, bass, saxophone, vocals


Among the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music, 10cc are one of the very few acts to have achieved commercial, critical and creative success in equal measure, with their current live incarnation still able to sell out major concert halls.

Tuesday 24 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin | Ruth Killius viola


Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine | Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola K.364 | Beethoven Symphony No.5

Wednesday 25 February 2015 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Fournier Trio</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Fournier Trio
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Sulki Yu violin | Pei-Jee Ng cello | Chiao-Ying Chang piano


Haydn Piano Trio in A major Hob XV:18 | Schumann Piano Trio No.3 in G minor Op.110

Thursday 26 February 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin | Ruth Killius viola


Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine | Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola K.364 | Beethoven Symphony No.5

Thursday 26 February 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Mavericks</b></h6>
Plus Special Guests
The Mavericks
Plus Special Guests
Doors at 7.00pm.
A maximum of 6 tickets per person.

Friday 27 February 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Anton & Erin</b></h6>
that’s entertainment
Anton & Erin
that’s entertainment
Anton du Beke & Erin Boag dancers | Richard Balcombe conductor | Lance Ellington star vocalist | World Class Ensemble Dancers | Manchester Concert Orchestra



Saturday 28 February 2014 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall

Saturday 28 February 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata: UpClose - Challenging The Senses</b></h6>
Royal Exchange Theatre
Manchester Camerata: UpClose - Challenging The Senses
Royal Exchange Theatre
Manchester Camerata Principal Musicians


Crumb Black Angels | Dowland Go Crystal Tears | Shostakovich String Quartet no.8 in C minor, Op.110 | Haydn Quartet no.63, Op.76, no.4, ‘Sunrise’

Please note this event will take place in The Royal Exchange Theatre.

Sunday 01 March 2015 3:00 PM The Royal Exchange Theatre



<h6><b>Barbara Dickson</b></h6>
Barbara Dickson
Barbara Dickson has returned to her roots once again, after a musical odyssey of 40 years creating music, playing guitar and piano, acting and songwriting and this concert is a culmination of her journey so far.

Sunday 1 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Katherine Jenkins</b></h6>
Home Sweet Home Tour
Katherine Jenkins
Home Sweet Home Tour
Katherine Jenkins celebrates her 10th anniversary in the music industry with a new tour, which follows the eagerly anticipated release of her landmark new classical album ‘Home Sweet Home’.

Tuesday 03 March 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>British Inspiration</b></h6>
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
British Inspiration
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
Associate Artist Jonathan Scott returns for a new season of his ever popular lunchtime organ concerts.

Wednesday 04 March 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Thursday 5 March 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra</b>
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko conductor | Nikolai Lugansky piano


Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: The Tsar’s Bride | Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.2; Symphony No.4

The Hallé gives a warm welcome to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and its charismatic Russian Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko.

Thursday 05 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Elgar, Dvorák and Tchaikovsky
BBC Philharmonic
Elgar, Dvorák and Tchaikovsky
Juanjo Mena conductor | Johannes Moser cello


Elgar Serenade for strings | Dvorák Cello Concerto | Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 ‘Pathétique’

Saturday 07 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Silver Donkey</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All & Chetham's School Of Music
The Silver Donkey
Bridgewater For All & Chetham's School Of Music
Recommended for adults and children aged 8 years old and over.
Presented by The Bridgewater Hall and Chetham's School of Music. Staged by an ensemble cast of leading young performers, students and schoolchildren, this special production invites audiences to explore music, storytelling and memories of WW1.

Sunday 08 March 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Family Tour</b>
Guided Family Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Sunday 8 March 2015 4:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Joan Armatrading</b></h6>
Joan Armatrading
Over her 42 years of touring Joan Armatrading has never done a solo world tour. For her last major tour she has decided this is the perfect time to perform her first ever full scale solo concerts. Her performances will include songs that span her entire career so far.

Thursday 12 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>An Evening With Steven Wilson</b></h6>
Hand. Cannot. Erase. Tour 2015
An Evening With Steven Wilson
Hand. Cannot. Erase. Tour 2015
Doors 7.00pm.
Steven Wilson, four-time Grammy nominee, multi-instrumentalist and producer, will embark on a six date UK tour to coincide with the release of his long-awaited fourth solo album ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase.’

Saturday 14 March 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Monday 16 March 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Tasmin Little, violin & Martin Roscoe, piano</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Tasmin Little, violin & Martin Roscoe, piano
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Beethoven Sonata in C minor Op.30 No.2 | Franck Sonata in A major

Wednesday 18 March 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Alisa Weilerstein cello


Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.2 | Mahler Symphony No.5

Thursday 19 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Vaughan Williams’s Job
BBC Philharmonic
Vaughan Williams’s Job
Vassily Sinaisky conductor | Leonard Elschenbroich cello


Lyadov Eight Russian Folk Songs | Prokofiev Sinfonia concertante for cello and orchestra | Vaughan Williams Job

Friday 20 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Pravin Godkhindi, bansuri flute</b></h6>
Music For The Mind And Soul
Pravin Godkhindi, bansuri flute
Music For The Mind And Soul
Kousic Sen tabla


This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room and will finish at approximately 3.00pm.

Saturday 21 March 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Movie Classics
The Hallé
Movie Classics
Stephen Bell conductor | Sarah Fox soprano | Petroc Trelawny presenter


R. Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra (2001 - A Space Odyssey) | Dvorák Rusalka: Song to the Moon (Driving Miss Daisy) | Sibelius Finlandia (Die Hard 2) | Mahler Symphony No.5: Adagietto (Death In Venice) | Puccini O mio babbino caro (A Room With A View) | Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony: Finale (Babe) | Wagner Ride Of The Valkyries (Apocalypse Now) | J. Strauss II On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz (2001 - A Space Odyssey) | Albinoni Adagio (Gallipoli) | Shostakovich Jazz Suite No.2: Waltz (Eyes Wide Shut) | Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (Who Framed Roger Rabbit)

Saturday 21 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Tuesday 24 March 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Sarah Connolly, mezzo soprano</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Sarah Connolly, mezzo soprano
International Concert Series
Eugene Asti piano


Mahler Rückertlieder | Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben | Roussel Le bachelier de Salamanque; Le jardin mouillé | Britten Corpus Christie Carol, O Waly Waly | Gurney Desire in Spring; Most Holy Night; In Flanders; All night under the moon | R.R. Bennett A history of the Thé Dansant

A recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s 2012 Singer Award, Sarah Connolly is one of the most renowned mezzo sopranos of her generation.

Tuesday 24 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano


Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite | Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 | Sibelius Symphony No.1

Wednesday 25 March 2015 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Inside The Orchestra</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All
Inside The Orchestra
Bridgewater For All
Please meet at the main entrance (ticket price includes one drink). This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room.
A preview of the performance by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday 10 April. Stephen Threlfall guides audiences through the music and the cultural context in which it was composed, picking out key moments to listen out for in the concert, and insights into the life and work of a professional orchestra.

Wednesday 25 March 2015 6:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Steven Osborne, piano</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Steven Osborne, piano
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Beethoven Sonata No.27 in E minor Op. 90; Sonata No.29 in B flat Op. 106 ‘Hammerklavier’

Thursday 26 March 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano


Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite | Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 | Sibelius Symphony No.1

Thursday 26 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Spectacular Classics</b>
Spectacular Classics
Manchester Concert Orchestra | Anthony Flaum tenor | Richard Morrison baritone | Thomas Gould violin | John Pryce-Jones conductor


Sibelius Finlandia | Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending | Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever March | Grieg Morning and in the Hall of the Mountain King | Bizet March of the Toreadors from Carmen | Verdi La donna e mobile from Rigoletto | Monti Czardas | Bizet Duet from The Pearl Fishers | Parry Jerusalem | Elgar Nimrod | Glinka Russlan and Ludmilla Overture | Rossini Largo al factotum from The Barber of Seville | Vivaldi Summer (finale) from The Four Seasons | Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Waltz

A special night of great classics, spectacular lasers and cannon effects. Also featuring Nessun Dorma, Rule, Britannia!and Land Of Hope And Glory and an explosive 1812 Overture.

Lasers and pyrotechnics will be used during this concert.

Saturday 28 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé Youth Ensembles</b>
The Hallé Youth Ensembles
Horowitz/Flanders Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo | Kodály Variations on a Hungarian folksong (The Peacock)

Sunday 29 March 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor | Denis Kozhukhin piano


Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite | Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 | Sibelius Symphony No.1

Sunday 29 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Ravel & Rachmaninov: An Introduction</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Ravel & Rachmaninov: An Introduction
International Concert Series
Murray McLachlan piano/lecturer


This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
A lecture-recital introducing the series, which includes performances of Ravel’s 'Jeux d’eau' and 'Preludes' from Rachmaninov’s 'First Book, Op.23'.

Tuesday 31 March 2015 5:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Ravel & Rachmaninov: Peter Donohoe, piano</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Ravel & Rachmaninov: Peter Donohoe, piano
International Concert Series
Scriabin Sonata No. 7 'White Mass' | Ravel Miroirs | Rachmaninov 13 Preludes Op. 32

Tuesday 31 March 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Thursday 2 April 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Orchestral Organ</b></h6>
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
The Orchestral Organ
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
Epic orchestral masterpieces as you’ve never heard them before!

Wednesday 08 April 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Royal Philharmonic Orchestra</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
International Concert Series
Christoph Koenig conductor | Pinchas Zukerman violin


Beethoven Coriolan Overture; Symphony No.6 in F 'Pastoral' | Elgar Violin Concerto

The Israeli violinist and conductor, Pinchas Zukerman, has been gracing the concert halls of the world for over 50 years. Since 2009, he has been Principal Guest Conductor of the London-based Royal Philharmonic Orchestra but, on this occasion, he returns to Manchester as a soloist.

Friday 10 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Gaurav Mazumdar, sitar</b></h6>
Music For The Mind And Soul
Gaurav Mazumdar, sitar
Music For The Mind And Soul
Kousic Sen tabla


This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room and will finish at approximately 3.00pm.

Saturday 11 April 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Singin’ in the Rain
The Hallé
Singin’ in the Rain
Larry Blank conductor | Matthew Ford and Louise Dearman vocalists


The programme includes 'Get Happy'; '’SWonderful'; 'New York, New York'; 'American In Paris (Overture)'; 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'; 'Embraceable You'; 'It Had To Be You'; 'Before The Parade Passes By'; 'Good Morning'; 'You Are My Lucky Star' and 'Singin’ In The Rain'.

Saturday 11 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club</b></h6>
Adios Tour
Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club
Adios Tour
Jesus "Aguaje" Ramos musical director/trombone | Omara Portuondo, Carlos Calunga & Idania Valdéz vocals | Guajiro Mirabal trumpet | Barbarito Torres laúd | Papi Oviedo & Pedro Pablo double bass | Rolando Luna piano | Andres Coayo, Filiberto Sánchez & Alberto 'La Noche' percussion | Luis Allemany trumpet


The Adios Tour represents the distillation of more than a thousand shows over 16 years involving more than forty musicians. During that time the group has evolved into a customised, dynamic, multi-generational big band in which veterans and younger performers have combined to celebrate Cuban musical tradition with flair and élan.

Sunday 12 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>David Arnold Live In Concert</b></h6>
With Manchester Camerata
David Arnold Live In Concert
With Manchester Camerata
David Arnold is one of Britain's most successful composers and is making his much anticipated Bridgewater Hall concert debut in 2015.

Tuesday 14 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Joo Yeon Sir, violin & Irina Andrievsky, piano</b></h6>
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Joo Yeon Sir, violin & Irina Andrievsky, piano
Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Bach-Mendelssohn Chaconne (Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004) | Grieg Sonata No.3 in C minor Op.45 | Igor Frolov Concert Fantasy on themes from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Op. 19

Wednesday 15 April 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Thursday 16 April 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Ladies of the Hallé Choir | Hallé Youth Choir | Manchester Grammar School Choir


Brahms Academic Festival Overture | Tarik O’Regan A Celestial Map of the Sky: 1515 | Holst The Planets

Thursday 16 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Fairy Tales & Magical Stories with Noriko Ogawa, piano</b></h6>
Ravel & Rachmaninov
Fairy Tales & Magical Stories with Noriko Ogawa, piano
Ravel & Rachmaninov
Debussy Preludes: Puck’s Dance, The fairies are exquisite dancers, What the west wind saw; Ondine | Ravel Ondine; Noble and sentimental waltzes (excerpts) | Rachmaninov Study Op 39 no.6 (Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf)


Family event in the Barbirolli Room.
An informal and fun piano concert for 8-11 year olds, with music by Ravel, Rachmaninov and Debussy on a storytelling theme. Ticket buyers may also book a follow-up workshop to create their own magical music. Please click on the 'more info' tab for further details and family ticket offers.

Friday 17 April 2015 2:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
HK Gruber Presents…
BBC Philharmonic
HK Gruber Presents…
HK Gruber conductor | Matthew Barley cello


David Matthews Symphony No. 8 (World Premiere, BBC Radio 3 Commission) | HK Gruber Cello Concerto | Weill Symphony No. 1 | Kurt Schwertsik Baumgesange

Friday 17 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Music Out Of Crisis Workshop</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All
Music Out Of Crisis Workshop
Bridgewater For All
Please note this is a two day workshop in The Barbirolli Room, taking place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April, finishing at approximately 4.00pm both days. Recommended for people aged 17 and above.
Explore how music continues to express grief and hope in contemporary crises. Work with international artists from Musicians without Borders, and alongside exiled communities in Manchester. All musical abilities are welcome, and participants may bring their own instruments. The project will end with a short performance in the Barbirolli Room.

Saturday 18 April 2015 10:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall

Sunday 19 April 2015 10:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata: Barber, Britten, Beethoven, Chopin</b></h6>
Manchester Cathedral
Manchester Camerata: Barber, Britten, Beethoven, Chopin
Manchester Cathedral
Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor | Dejan Lazic piano


Britten Young Apollo, Op.16 | Barber Adagio for Strings, Op.11 | Beethoven/Mahler String Quartet in F Minor, Op.95, ‘Serioso’ | Chopin Piano Concerto No.2, Op.21

Please note this event will take place at Manchester Cathedral.

Saturday 18 April 2015 7:30 PM Manchester Cathedral



<h6><b>Michael Ball</b></h6>
If Everyone Was Listening Tour
Michael Ball
If Everyone Was Listening Tour
Michael Ball is Britain's leading musical theatre star. His latest album ‘If Everyone Was Listening’, includes a mix of individual classics, award winners and contemporary songs spanning the years 1960 to 2013.

Saturday 18 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Music Out Of Crisis Performance</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All
Music Out Of Crisis Performance
Bridgewater For All
Free, non-ticketed event in The Barbirolli Room.
Hear contemporary musical responses to crisis, created by international artists and participants over the course of the weekend.

Sunday 19 April 2015 3:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Neo-classicism in Ravel & Rachmaninov: Clare Hammond</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Neo-classicism in Ravel & Rachmaninov: Clare Hammond
International Concert Series
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
A lecture-recital by pianist Clare Hammond, including performances of music by Couperin, Rachmaninov’s Variations on a Corelli theme and Ravel’s Sonatine.

Sunday 19 April 2015 5:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Noriko Ogawa, piano</b></h6>
Ravel & Rachmaninov: International Concert Series
Noriko Ogawa, piano
Ravel & Rachmaninov: International Concert Series
Ravel Pavane pour une enfante defunte; Le tombeau de Couperin | Rachmaninov Vocalise | Stephen Hough Prelude; Alan Mills Fugue; Peter Fribbins Forlane; James Francis Brown Rigaudon; Cecilia McDowall Menuet; Tokoyashi Yoshimatsu Toccata

Sunday 19 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>London Philharmonic Orchestra</b></h6>
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Marios Papadopoulos conductor | Alison Balsom trumpet


Bernstein Overture, Candide | Bramwell Tovey Songs of the Paradise Saloon | Dvorák Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)


The LPO returns to The Bridgewater Hall with Classic FM Award Winner Alison Balsom for an evening of American-influenced music.

Monday 20 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Jamie's Concert</b></h6>
Bridgewater For All
Jamie's Concert
Bridgewater For All
Noriko Ogawa piano


This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room.
A concert for the parents and carers of children with autism and other learning disabilities.

Wednesday 22 April 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Markus Stenz conductor | Simone Lamsma violin


Boccherini/Berio Ritirata notturna di Madrid | Mendelssohn Violin Concerto | Mahler Symphony No.1

Wednesday 22 April 2015 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Peter Donohoe & Noriko Ogawa: Ravel & Rachmaninov</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Peter Donohoe & Noriko Ogawa: Ravel & Rachmaninov
International Concert Series
Ravel Sites Auriculaires | Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances | Ravel La Valse The Mid-day Centenary season ends in style with a celebrity recital given by Bridgewater Hall Associate Artist Noriko Ogawa and Peter Donohoe as part of the Hall’s Ravel & Rachmaninov series.

Thursday 23 April 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Markus Stenz conductor | Simone Lamsma violin


Boccherini/Berio Ritirata notturna di Madrid | Mendelssohn Violin Concerto | Mahler Symphony No.1

Thursday 23 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Ravel & Rachmaninov
BBC Philharmonic
Ravel & Rachmaninov
Andrew Gourlay conductor | Noriko Ogawa piano | Martin Roscoe piano | Kathryn Stott piano | Peter Donohoe piano


Ravel Piano Concerto in G (Noriko Ogawa); Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Martin Roscoe) | Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 4 (Kathryn Stott ); Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini (Peter Donohoe)

Friday 24 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Marc Almond</b></h6>
Marc Almond
Neal X guitars | Martin Watkins piano/keyboards | Carl Holt bass | Tim Weller drums | Kelly Dayton and Billie Godfrey backing vocals


Doors at 7.00pm.
Iconic singer and performer Marc Almond returns to The Bridgewater Hall in April 2015, to follow the release of his much awaited new album ‘The Velvet Trail’ on 2 March.

Saturday 25 April 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>Guided Tour</b>
Guided Tour
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall. Please note: the undercroft is accessed by two flights of metal steps; all other areas of the building are fully accessible.

Sunday 26 April 2015 3:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Markus Stenz conductor | Simone Lamsma violin


Boccherini/Berio Ritirata notturna di Madrid | Mendelssohn Violin Concerto | Mahler Symphony No.1

Sunday 26 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Mike and The Mechanics: The Hits Tour 2015</b></h6>
Plus Support James Walsh
Mike and The Mechanics: The Hits Tour 2015
Plus Support James Walsh
Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford, joins forces with a new generation Mike and The Mechanics, which includes one of the UK’s most prolific R&B singers, Andrew Roachford and Canadian-born singer, Tim Howar.

Tuesday 28 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall





<h6><b>Charley Pride</b></h6>
Charley Pride
Over the past 40 years, Pride has remained one of the Top 20 best-selling country artists of all-time.

Wednesday 29 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Mary Black: The Last Call Tour</b></h6>
Plus Support
Mary Black: The Last Call Tour
Plus Support
Mary Black embarks on her last ever tour of the UK. For over a quarter-century, Mary Black has been a dominant presence in Irish music, both at home and abroad. Her enduring success has proven that her depth of talent and her love of singing transcend the generations, as well as national and musical boundaries too.

Thursday 30 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Mexrrissey: Mexico Goes Morrissey</b></h6>
Mexrrissey: Mexico Goes Morrissey
Doors 7.30pm.
Please note this event will take place at the Gorilla Bar on Whitworth Street West (formerly The Green Room). Please note this show is all standing.
A band made in Mexico City reinventing Morrissey’s songs south of the border. Together they sound like a brass and accordion led combo from the smallest village with the biggest bleeding heart.

Friday 01 May 2014 7:30 PM Gorilla Bar



<h6><b>Al Stewart</b></h6>
Classic Album Concert: Year of The Cat Live
Al Stewart
Classic Album Concert: Year of The Cat Live
Al Stewart returns to The Bridgewater Hall to perform an acoustic version of his classic album ‘Year Of The Cat in its entirety.

Friday 01 May 2015 8:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Glenn Miller Orchestra</b></h6>
70th Anniversary of VE Day
Glenn Miller Orchestra
70th Anniversary of VE Day
Ray McVay band leader | Colin Anthony, Catherine Sykes & Ray Wordsworth special guests | The Uptown Hall Gang | The Moonlight Serenaders


When the Lights Go On Again | This is the Army Mr. Jones | Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye | Bless 'em All | There'll Always Be An England | St. Louis Blues March | Over There | Perfidia | Dambusters | Little Brown Jug | Moonlight Serenade | In the Mood | Tuxedo Junction

Sunday 3 May 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Markus Stenz conductor | Lynsey Marsh clarinet | Gareth Small trumpet


Ives The Unanswered Question | Helen Grime Concerto for clarinet and trumpet | Walton Symphony No.1

Thursday 07 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Beethoven’s Fidelio
BBC Philharmonic
Beethoven’s Fidelio
Juanjo Mena conductor | Stuart Skelton Florestan | Rebecca von Lipinski Leonore


Beethoven Fidelio

Friday 08 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
A Russian Spectacular
The Hallé
A Russian Spectacular
Stephen Bell conductor | Tom Poster piano


Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night | Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 |Borodin Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances | Rachmaninov Vocalise | Prokofiev Symphony No.1, ‘Classical’: Gavotte | Tchaikovsky Marche Slave

Saturday 09 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Jack Jones</b></h6>
'The Coming Home' Tour
Jack Jones
'The Coming Home' Tour
This fabulous show will feature all the big hits including 'Wives and Lovers', 'Love Boat', 'Impossible Dream', 'The Race Is On' to name only a few.

Sunday 10 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Jamie Phillips conductor | Andrew Tyson piano


Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla | Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 | Rachmaninov Symphony No.2

Wednesday 13 May 2015 2:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Jamie Phillips conductor | Andrew Tyson piano


Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla | Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 | Rachmaninov Symphony No.2

Thursday 14 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Yan Pascal Tortelier and Olivier Charlier
BBC Philharmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier and Olivier Charlier
Yan Pascal Tortelier conductor | Olivier Charlier violin


Ravel Mother Goose (complete) | Dutilleux Sur la même accord | Ravel Tzigane | Prokofiev Symphony No. 5

Friday 15 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Manchester Camerata</b></h6>
Finale, Fliter & Figaro
Manchester Camerata
Finale, Fliter & Figaro
Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor | Ingrid Fliter piano


Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture, K.492 | TBA Première (to be announced) | Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, Op.19 | Mozart Symphony No. 41, K.551, ‘Jupiter’

Saturday 16 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Jamie Phillips conductor | Andrew Tyson piano


Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla | Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 | Rachmaninov Symphony No.2

Sunday 17 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Dancing Feet</b></h6>
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
Dancing Feet
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
Fancy footwork is in the spotlight, as Jonathan Scott performs music from the world of ballet and dance, as well as organ works which feature some of the world’s most hair-raisingly virtuosic pedal parts!

Tuesday 19 May 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Benjamin Grosvenor piano | Gareth Small trumpet | Actors from the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre


Janácek (arr. Mackerras) The Cunning Little Vixen: Suite | Shostakovich Concerto No.1 for Piano, Trumpet and Strings; Piano Concerto No.2 | Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Thursday 21 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>John Barrowman</b></h6>
You Raise Me Up Tour 2015
John Barrowman
You Raise Me Up Tour 2015
Doors at 7.00pm.
John Barrowman returns to The Bridgewater Hall in support of his new album, ‘You Raise Me Up’.

Friday 22 May 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Wayne Marshall, organ</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Wayne Marshall, organ
International Concert Series
Matthew Hamilton conductor | Manchester Chamber Choir | cello, baritone and soprano soloists tba


Dupré Prelude and Fugue in A-flat; Symphony No.2 in C-sharp; Four motets | Duruflé Prelude and Fugue on ‘Alain’; Requiem

The mercurial and hugely talented organist Wayne Marshall returns to perform and accompany works by two 20th century masters of the French tradition.

Saturday 23 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Don McLean: The American Troubadour</b></h6>
Plus Support Chelsey Chambers
Don McLean: The American Troubadour
Plus Support Chelsey Chambers
America’s legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean returns to the UK with his band, in support of his new live CD/DVD, 'Live in Manchester'.

Monday 25 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé</b>
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor | Elizabeth Llewellyn soprano | Susan Bickley mezzo soprano | Allan Clayton tenor | Hallé Choir


Beethoven Missa Solemnis

Saturday 06 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Dido and Aeneas: New London Consort</b></h6>
International Concert Series
Dido and Aeneas: New London Consort
International Concert Series
Joanne Lunn soprano (Venus/Dido) | Roderick Williams bass-baritone (Adonis/Aeneas) | Faye Newton soprano (Cupid/Belinda) | Penelope Appleyard soprano (Shepherdess, Little Cupid/2nd Woman, 1st Witch) | Lucy Page soprano (Shepherdess, Little Cupid/2nd Witch) | Tim Travers Brown counter-tenor (Shepherd/Spirit) | Joseph Cornwell tenor Shepherd/Sailor | Simon Grant bass-baritone Shepherd/Sorceress | David Roblou harpsichord/musical direction


Blow Venus and Adonis | Purcell Dido and Aeneas

With a stunning cast, Purcell’s operatic masterpiece Dido and Aeneas is heard alongside its model, John Blow’s Venus and Adonis.

Sunday 07 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Nielsen Symphony Cycle I
BBC Philharmonic
Nielsen Symphony Cycle I
John Storgårds conductor | Roderick Williams baritone


Nielsen Symphony No. 1 | Mahler Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn' | Nielsen Symphony No. 4, 'Inextinguishable'

Tuesday 09 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Elvis Costello</b></h6>
Detour
Elvis Costello
Detour
No support.
Following the success of his solo shows earlier this year, Elvis Costello announces a 21-date solo UK tour called ‘Detour’ in the early summer of 2015.

Wednesday 10 June 2015 8:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Piano Guys</b></h6>
The Piano Guys
Internet phenomenon The Piano Guys return to Manchester following a sell out performance last April.

Thursday 11 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Nielsen Symphony Cycle II
BBC Philharmonic
Nielsen Symphony Cycle II
John Storgårds conductor | Florian Boesch baritone


Nielsen Symphony No. 2, 'The Four Temperaments' | Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn | Nielsen Symphony No. 5

Saturday 13 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Nielsen Symphony Cycle III
BBC Philharmonic
Nielsen Symphony Cycle III
John Storgårds conductor | Gillian Keith soprano | Hanno Muller-Brachmann baritone


Nielsen Symphony No. 6, Sinfonia semplice | Mahler Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn' | Nielsen Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia espansiva

Thursday 18 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b><h6> Tarun Bhattacharaya, santoor</b></h6>
Music For The Mind And Soul
Tarun Bhattacharaya, santoor
Music For The Mind And Soul
Kousic Sen tabla


This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room and will finish at approximately 3.00pm.

Saturday 20 June 2015 1:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>An Evening with The Overtones</b></h6>
An Evening with The Overtones
Doors 7.00pm.
The Overtones continue to reboot classic sounds for contemporary audiences. February 2015 sees the release of their fourth collection ‘Sweet Soul Music’.

Monday 29th June 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Nicola Benedetti</b></h6>
Italy and The Four Seasons
Nicola Benedetti
Italy and The Four Seasons
Nicola Benedetti, one of the world's most beloved classical violinists, returns to the Bridgewater Hall with a dynamic programme of music inspired by the spirit of Italy.

Tuesday 22 September 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><strong>Cliff Richard</strong></h6>
The 75th Birthday Tour
Cliff Richard
The 75th Birthday Tour
SOLD OUT


Sunday 04 October 2015 7:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Celtic Woman</b></h6>
10th Anniversary Celebration
Celtic Woman
10th Anniversary Celebration
There is no support act for this concert.
The 10th Anniversary Celebration showcases four gifted Irish women – three world-class vocalists and a brilliant Celtic violinist – whose talent and charisma bring centuries of musical and cultural tradition to vibrant life.

Wednesday 18 November 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Waterboys</b></h6>
Plus Support
The Waterboys
Plus Support
The Waterboys crash thrillingly back into the present with a new sound, a new line-up and, as always, the promise of the unexpected.

Thursday 19 November 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Gareth Malone</b></h6>
Gareth Malone
Join the nation’s favourite choirmaster and his choir 'Voices' for an all new show in 2015.

Monday 7 December 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall