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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  |  Mountain Song Series  |  Manchester Camerata  |  Organ Concerts  |  Family Events  |  Manchester Mid-day Concerts |  Raymond Gubbay  |  Brass Arts Festival |  Ramsbottom Festival |  A Little Bite Music |  Open Day |  Guided Tours


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

Friday 18 September 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall


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

Friday 18 September 2015 12:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall


<h6><b>Elmer the Elephant</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
Elmer the Elephant
Hallé St Peter's
This event takes place at Hallé St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF.
Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer is not elephant colour. Tired of being laughed at, Elmer the Elephant disguises his multi-coloured patchwork skin to fit in with the other elephants. But far from gaining acceptance, his plan backfires and he is only welcomed into the herd once his true colours are revealed.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 10:00 AM Hallé St Peter’s



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now: Double Strings Concert for all ages
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: Double Strings Concert for all ages
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
A relaxed concert performance for all ages followed by two parallel workshops for ages 0-11 and 12-19 - musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Elmer the Elephant</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
Elmer the Elephant
Hallé St Peter's
This event takes place at Hallé St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF.
Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer is not elephant colour. Tired of being laughed at, Elmer the Elephant disguises his multi-coloured patchwork skin to fit in with the other elephants. But far from gaining acceptance, his plan backfires and he is only welcomed into the herd once his true colours are revealed.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 11:30 AM Hallé St Peter’s



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now: Double Strings (Ages 0-11)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: Double Strings (Ages 0-11)
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
A relaxed concert performance for all ages followed by two parallel workshops for ages 0-11 and 12-19 - musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 12:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now: Double Strings (Ages 12-19)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: Double Strings (Ages 12-19)
This event will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
A relaxed concert performance for all ages followed by two parallel workshops for ages 0-11 and 12-19 - musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 12:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Elmer the Elephant</h6></b>
Hallé St Peter's
Elmer the Elephant
Hallé St Peter's
This event takes place at Hallé St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF.
Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer is not elephant colour. Tired of being laughed at, Elmer the Elephant disguises his multi-coloured patchwork skin to fit in with the other elephants. But far from gaining acceptance, his plan backfires and he is only welcomed into the herd once his true colours are revealed.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 1:15 PM Hallé St Peter’s



<h6><b>Elmer the Elephant</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
Elmer the Elephant
Hallé St Peter's
This event takes place at Hallé St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF.
Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer is not elephant colour. Tired of being laughed at, Elmer the Elephant disguises his multi-coloured patchwork skin to fit in with the other elephants. But far from gaining acceptance, his plan backfires and he is only welcomed into the herd once his true colours are revealed.

Thursday 29 October 2015 10:00 AM Hallé St Peter’s



<h6><b>Elmer the Elephant</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
Elmer the Elephant
Hallé St Peter's
This event takes place at Hallé St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF.
Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer is not elephant colour. Tired of being laughed at, Elmer the Elephant disguises his multi-coloured patchwork skin to fit in with the other elephants. But far from gaining acceptance, his plan backfires and he is only welcomed into the herd once his true colours are revealed.

Thursday 29 October 2015 11:30 AM Hallé St Peter’s



<h6><b>Elmer the Elephant</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
Elmer the Elephant
Hallé St Peter's
This event takes place at Hallé St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF.
Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer is not elephant colour. Tired of being laughed at, Elmer the Elephant disguises his multi-coloured patchwork skin to fit in with the other elephants. But far from gaining acceptance, his plan backfires and he is only welcomed into the herd once his true colours are revealed.

Thursday 29 October 2015 1:15 PM Hallé St Peter’s



<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>
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>CLIC Sargent Hospitals Christmas Carol Concert</b></h6>
CLIC Sargent Hospitals Christmas Carol Concert
Clark Rundell conductor | Jonathan Scott organ | Greater Manchester Police Trumpeters | Jonathan Taylor musical director | Holy Family School, Salford | St Brendan’s Primary, Bolton | St Vincent’s Primary, Altrincham (Tuesday) | St Michael’s Primary, Flixton (Tuesday)


Come and join in singing traditional carols for all the family.

Monday 30 November 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>CLIC Sargent Hospitals Christmas Carol Concert</b></h6>
CLIC Sargent Hospitals Christmas Carol Concert
Clark Rundell conductor | Jonathan Scott organ | Greater Manchester Police Trumpeters | Jonathan Taylor musical director | St Vincent’s Primary, Altrincham | St Michael’s Primary, Flixton | Holy Family School, Salford (Monday) | St Brendan’s Primary, Bolton (Monday)


Come and join in singing traditional carols for all the family.

Tuesday 01 December 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



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

Sunday 06 December 2015 3:00 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


arr. Alasdair Malloy A Frozen Fantasy (7') | Steve Pickett Dinosaurumpus - A romp for audience and symphony orchestra world premiere (20') | Howard Blake The Snowman(26')

Tuesday 22 December 2015 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


arr. Alasdair Malloy A Frozen Fantasy (7') | Steve Pickett Dinosaurumpus - A romp for audience and symphony orchestra world premiere (20') | Howard Blake The Snowman(26')

Tuesday 22 December 2015 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


arr. Alasdair Malloy A Frozen Fantasy (7') | Steve Pickett Dinosaurumpus - A romp for audience and symphony orchestra world premiere (20') | Howard Blake The Snowman(26')

Wednesday 23 December 2015 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


arr. Alasdair Malloy A Frozen Fantasy (7') | Steve Pickett Dinosaurumpus - A romp for audience and symphony orchestra world premiere (20') | Howard Blake The Snowman(26')

Wednesday 23 December 2015 4:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé</b></h6>
Superheroes of the Silver Screen
The Hallé
Superheroes of the Silver Screen
Stephen Bell conductor | Dean Collinson vocalist


John Williams Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom | Hans Zimmer Gladiator | Barry Thunderball | Korngold Robin Hood | Barry From Russia with Love | Danny Elfman Batman Suite | John Williams Superman March | Vangelis Chariots of Fire | Barry On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (We have all the time in the world) | James Horner Apollo 13 | Steiner Gone with the Wind (Tara’s theme) | Hupfeld Casablanca (As Time Goes By) | Giacchino The Incredibles

Tuesday 29 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>
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</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 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