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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  |  A Little Bite Music  |  Organ Concerts  |  Family Events  |  Raymond Gubbay  |  Guided Tours


<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
Bridgewater For All
Music Makers: Toddler sessions
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
Free monthly music and sensory play sessions for toddlers (booking is required).

Friday 17 October 2014 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall

Friday 17 October 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
Free monthly music and sensory play sessions for babies (booking is required).

Friday 17 October 2014 1:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall

Friday 17 October 2014 2:45 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>The Hallé: Giraffes Can't Dance</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
The Hallé: Giraffes Can't Dance
Hallé St Peter's
The concerts take place at Hallé St Peter's. St Peter's Church is located at: 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 6BF. Each concert will last for approximately 40 minutes. They are most suitable for children aged 3-7 and the music, based on the popular children’s book Giraffes Can’t Dance, has been specifically written by the Hallé’s Education Director, Steve Pickett.
Tuesday 28 October 2014 10:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall


Tuesday 28 October 2014 11:30 AM The Bridgewater Hall

Tuesday 28 October 2014 1:15 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>Royal Northern Sinfonia Present</b></h6>
The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child
Royal Northern Sinfonia Present
The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child
Terry Davies conductor | Royal Northern Sinfonia


Julia Donaldson’s hugely popular story of The Gruffalo has sold over 10 million copies and won numerous prizes for children’s literature. Join us for this family showing of the acclaimed films The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, accompanied live by Royal Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of Sage Gateshead, who will play René Aubry’s enchanting scores. Please click on the 'More Info' tab for family ticket offers.

Thursday 30th October 2014 1:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall

Thursday 30th October 2014 4:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now:  The Deep Dark Woods (Ages 0-11)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: The Deep Dark Woods (Ages 0-11)
Half term musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. For ticket offers, please click on the 'More Info' tab.

Friday 31 October 2014 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now:  The Deep Dark Woods (Ages 12-19)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: The Deep Dark Woods (Ages 12-19)
Half term musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. For ticket offers, please click on the 'More Info' tab.

Friday 31 October 2014 1:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Nobuyuki Tsujii performs Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto
BBC Philharmonic
Nobuyuki Tsujii performs Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto
Yutaka Sado conductor | Nobuyuki Tsujii piano


John Adams The Chairman Dances | Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances; Piano Concerto No. 3

Friday 31 October 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Belshazzar's Feast
BBC Philharmonic
Belshazzar's Feast
John Storgards conductor | Alina Pogostkina violin | David Soar baritone | CBSO Chorus


Elgar Overture, Cockaigne (In London Town) | Nielsen Violin Concerto | Walton Belshazzar's Feast

Saturday 08 November 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>BBC Philharmonic</b></h6>
Chopin and Elgar
BBC Philharmonic
Chopin and Elgar
Juanjo Mena conductor | Garrick Ohlsson piano


Lutoslawski Symphonic Variations | Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 | Elgar Symphony No. 2

Saturday 15 November 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Christmas With The Fairey Band</b></h6>
Christmas With The Fairey Band
Join the multi award-winning Fairey Band for this special Christmas brass concert.

Thursday 4 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>CLIC Sargent Hospital Choirs Concert</b></h6>
CLIC Sargent Hospital Choirs Concert
Clark Rundell conductor | Jonathan Scott organ | Police Trumpeters | Jonathan Taylor musical director

Monday 08 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>CLIC Sargent Hospital Choirs Concert</b></h6>
CLIC Sargent Hospital Choirs Concert
Clark Rundell conductor | Jonathan Scott organ | Police Trumpeters | Jonathan Taylor musical director

Tuesday 09 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Christmas Is Coming!</b></h6>
St Ann’s Hospice
Christmas Is Coming!
St Ann’s Hospice
St Ann’s Hospice Festival Choir | Anna-Clare Monk soprano | Corus Brass Ensemble | Jeffrey Makinson organ | Christopher Ellis piano | John Pomphrey conductor | Sue Nicholls presenter


Join St Ann’s Hospice for their annual concert of Christmas music and carols with favourites for all the family to sing.

Friday 12 December 2014 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b>The Hallé Family Workshop</b>
The Hallé Family Workshop
On the morning of the Christmas Family Concert, there is an interactive workshop suitable for children age 6 and above. Based on a Christmas theme, the Hallé’s inspiring Education Director, Steve Pickett, will work with other talented artists to help the children develop their artistic skills using music, drama and art.

Sunday 14 December 2014 9:45AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Christmas Family Concert
The Hallé
Christmas Family Concert
Jamie Phillips conductor | Alasdair Malloy presenter

Sunday 14 December 2014 3:00 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>
The Snowman
The Hallé
The Snowman
Stephen Bell conductor | Tom Redmond presenter


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
The Hallé
The Snowman
Stephen Bell conductor | Tom Redmond presenter


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>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 2 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 2 January 2015 1:30 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>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>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>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



<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>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>
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