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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  |  Organ Concerts  |  Family Events  |  Raymond Gubbay  |  Guided Tours


<h6><b>Katherine Jenkins: Home Sweet Home Tour</b></h6>
Plus Special Guest John Owen- Jones
Katherine Jenkins: Home Sweet Home Tour
Plus Special Guest John Owen- Jones
Haze will be used during this concert.
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 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>British Inspiration</b></h6>
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
British Inspiration
Jonathan Scott Spring Lunchtime Organ Recitals
Karl Jenkins Palladio | Jules Grison Toccata in F | Walton Spitfire Prelude | Jonathan Scott Peterloo 1819 (Premiere performance) | Vierne Carillon de Westminster Op.54 No.6 | Hollins Grand Choeur No.1 | Elgar (arr. Brewer) Chanson de Matin Op.15 No.2 | Holst (arr. Wills) Jupiter from The Planets Op.32


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 05 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. A musical tale of bravery, war & love.

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 08 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. Restricted view seats released (not available to book online). Please visit/call our Box Office on 0161 907 9000 for further details.
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>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 essential).

Friday 20 March 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 essential).

Friday 20 March 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 essential).

Friday 20 March 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 essential).

Friday 20 March 2015 2:45 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



<h6><b>Frank Turner</b></h6>
'The Road Beneath My Feet' Book Tour
Frank Turner
'The Road Beneath My Feet' Book Tour
Doors 7.00pm.
Promoting the release of his book, ‘The Road Beneath My Feet’, Frank will embark on a short tour featuring him reading extracts from the book; Q&As with rock journalist and author Ian Winwood; questions from the floor and a smattering of songs from his extensive catalogue.

Friday 27 March 2015 7:00 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
von Suppé (arr. Scott) Light Cavalry Overture | Vivaldi (arr. Scott) Summer (from The Four Seasons) Op.8, RV 315 i. Allegro non molto; ii. Adagio e piano – Presto e forte; iii. Presto | Mussorgsky (arr. Scott) Night on a Bare Mountain | Barber (arr. Strickland) Adagio for Strings Op.11 | Tchaikovsky (arr. Scott) ‘1812’ Overture Op.49


Epic orchestral masterpieces as you’ve never heard them before!

Wednesday 08 April 2015 1:10 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now: In the Mix
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now: In the Mix
This concert will take place in The Barbirolli Room. For all age groups.
Musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. In a fresh new format, attend a relaxed concert followed by parallel workshops, and choose to use Arts Award to accredit your musical discoveries. (Not available to book online)

Friday 10 April 2015 11:00 AM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now (Ages 0-11)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now (Ages 0-11)
This workshop will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
Musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. In a fresh new format, attend a relaxed concert followed by parallel workshops, and choose to use Arts Award to accredit your musical discoveries. (Not available to book online)

Friday 10 April 2015 12:00 PM Ages 0 - 11 The Bridgewater Hall

Friday 10 April 2015 12:00 PM Ages 12 -19 The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Bridgewater For All</b></h6>
Be Hear Now (Ages 12-19)
Bridgewater For All
Be Hear Now (Ages 12-19)
This workshop will take place in The Barbirolli Room.
Musical discovery sessions for young people with special educational needs and their families. In a fresh new format, attend a relaxed concert followed by parallel workshops, and choose to use Arts Award to accredit your musical discoveries. (Not available to book online)

Friday 10 April 2015 12:00 PM Ages 0 - 11 The Bridgewater Hall

Friday 10 April 2015 12:00 PM Ages 12 -19 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, Daniel Crossley & 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>A Night at the Movies</b></h6>
David Arnold with Manchester Camerata
A Night at the Movies
David Arnold with Manchester Camerata
From James Bond To Sherlock, Independence Day to Godzilla, re-live some of the most iconic film and TV music moments of all time with the man behind the music. David Arnold is one of Britain's most successful composers. With Manchester Camerata, he performs some of the most memorable themes and scores from his illustrious career.

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 | Debussy Ondine & Ravel Ondine | Ravel Pavane for Sleeping Beauty from Mother Goose Suite | Ravel Noble and Sentimental Waltz No.1 | New work on a fairy-tale theme by a composer from the RNCM (tbc) | 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
Recommended for people aged 17 years and above. A two-day artist led workshop in The Barbirolli Room, taking place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April, finishing at approximately 4.00pm both days.

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 | Movements composed by Stephen Hough, Alan Mills, Peter Fribbins, James Francis Brown, Cecilia McDowall and Takashi Yoshimatsu Le Tombeau de Rachmaninov (world premiere) | Rachmaninov Etudes Tableaux Op.39-1, 5, 6, 9

Sunday 19 April 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>London Philharmonic Orchestra And Alison Balsom Present</b></h6>
Songs Of The Paradise Saloon
London Philharmonic Orchestra And Alison Balsom Present
Songs Of The Paradise Saloon
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>The Hallé Tea Dance</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
The Hallé Tea Dance
Hallé St Peter's
Put your dancing shoes on and join us for a tea dance with a difference. A wonderful opportunity to socialise and dance in the beautiful surroundings of Hallé St Peter's, in Ancoats (St Peter's Church is located at: 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 6BF).

Friday 24 April 2015 7:30 PM Hallé St Peter's



<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
Side view seats available (not online). Please visit/call our Box Office on 0161 907 9000 for further details.
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 2015 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 03 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: 'The Coming Home' Tour</b></h6>
Plus Special Guest Rita Coolidge
Jack Jones: 'The Coming Home' Tour
Plus Special Guest Rita Coolidge
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
Dvorák (arr. Scott) Slavonic Dance in G minor Op.46 No.8 | JS Bach Prelude & Fugue in D Major BWV 532 | Thalben-Ball Variations on a Theme by Paganini for Pedals | Bossi Étude Symphonique Op.78 | Tchaikovsky (arr. Scott) Rose Adagio from Sleeping Beauty Op.66 | Dupré Prelude & Fugue in G minor Op.7 No.3 | Saint-Saëns (arr. Guilmant) The Swan from The Carnival of the Animals | Prokofiev (arr. Guillou) Toccata Op.11


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>The Hallé Tea Dance</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
The Hallé Tea Dance
Hallé St Peter's
Put your dancing shoes on and join us for a tea dance with a difference. A wonderful opportunity to socialise and dance in the beautiful surroundings of Hallé St Peter's, in Ancoats (St Peter's Church is located at: 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 6BF).

Friday 22 May 2015 7:30 PM Hallé St Peter's



<b><h6>Rekesh Chauhan, piano & Kousic Sen, tabla</b></h6>
Beyond Roots: Music For The Mind And Soul
Rekesh Chauhan, piano & Kousic Sen, tabla
Beyond Roots: Music For The Mind And Soul
This event takes place in The Barbirolli Room and will finish at approximately 3.00pm.

Saturday 23 May 2015 1:00 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



<h6><b>Wrexham Symphony Orchestra</b></h6>
Wrexham Symphony Orchestra
Richard Howarth conductor | Rebecca Afonwy-Jones alto | April Fredrick soprano | Jill Henderson Wild chorusmaster | Altrincham Choral Society | Buxton Musical Society | Manchester Chorale | The Sirenian Singers | Jill Henderson-Wild chorus master | Mark Lansom leader


Mahler Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'

Over halfway through their Mahler Symphony cycle, Wrexham Symphony Orchestra make their Bridgewater Hall debut where they will be conducted by Richard Howarth.

Saturday 30 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Engelbert Humperdinck</b></h6>
Plus Support
Engelbert Humperdinck
Plus Support
One of the strongest and most enduring voices in the business, Engelbert Humperdinck, the man who has sold 150 million albums worldwide, will return to The Bridgewater Hall as we celebrate 50 Years with Engelbert.

Sunday 31 May 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Tinariwen</b></h6>
Plus Support
Tinariwen
Plus Support
Don’t miss the return of Grammy-award winning Saharan blues band Tinariwen.

Thursday 04 June 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>The Return Of Fotheringay</b></h6>
Plus Support
The Return Of Fotheringay
Plus Support
Jerry Donahue guitar | Gerry Conway drums | Pat Donaldson bass | PJ Wright, Kathryn Roberts and Sally Barker special guests


Fotheringay are returning bright eyed and bushy tailed for a spectacular string of live dates that follow the release of their latest album ‘Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay’.

Wednesday 17 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>Justin Currie and Friends</b></h6>
In Aid Of Myeloma UK
Justin Currie and Friends
In Aid Of Myeloma UK
The Reads | Moco | Poor Misguided Fools | Sophie de Winter | Rock Choir


Justin Currie, lead singer of the acclaimed band Del Amtri and a creative, successful solo artist, performs in this one-off event to raise funds for myeloma.

Saturday 20 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Greater Manchester Music Hub</b></h6>
Celebration Concert 2015
Greater Manchester Music Hub
Celebration Concert 2015
GM Youth Brass Band | GM Jazz Orchestra | GM Wind Orchestra | GM String Orchestra | GM Show Choir | GM Massed Chorus


The Greater Manchester Music Hub is a large and dynamic partnership committed to bringing the very best in music education to children in our region.

Sunday 21 June 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>An Evening with Boycott & Aggers</b></h6>
An Evening with Boycott & Aggers
The extraordinary odd couple return again in 2015 by popular demand to enthrall, dazzle and entertain in a new show. The show is peppered with hilarious anecdotes, the audience can tweet Aggers live with their own questions and the evening will, as ever, be fun, fiery and full of surprises!

Wednesday 24 June 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>The Hallé Summer Gala Tea Dance</b></h6>
Hallé St Peter's
The Hallé Summer Gala Tea Dance
Hallé St Peter's
Put your dancing shoes on and join us for a tea dance with a difference. Be swept away by musicians of the Hallé playing live for our Summer Gala dance (St Peter's Church is located at: 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 6BF).

Friday 26 June 2015 7:30 PM Hallé St Peter's Church



<h6><b>Frank Sinatra Jnr And Orchestra</b></h6>
Sinatra sings Sinatra
Frank Sinatra Jnr And Orchestra
Sinatra sings Sinatra
Frank Sinatra Jr pays homage to his father, the singer, the man, and the music that defines the Sinatra legend. In stories, photos, videos and songs, Frank Jr will deliver first hand recollections of life on and off stage with his famous father, as he performs the music alongside the orchestra.

Saturday 27 June 2015 8:00 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 29 June 2015 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Burt Bacharach</b></h6>
Plus Support
Burt Bacharach
Plus Support
After his sell out and hugely successful shows last year, Burt Bacharach returns to The Bridgewater Hall in this prestigious concert, but this year with a full orchestra and accompanied by his singers.

Tuesday 30 June 2015 7:30 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>Last Night of the Autumn Proms</b></h6>
Last Night of the Autumn Proms
James Edwards tenor | Grant Doyle baritone | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Manchester Concert Orchestra


Rossini William Tell Overture | Sousa Stars And Stripes Forever | Pachelbel Canon | Sibelius Finlandia | Dvorak Slavonic Dance No.8 | Bizet Duet From The Pearl Fishers | Tchaikovsky Finale From Swan Lake | Suppe Light Cavalry Overture | Rossini Largo Al Factotum | Puccini Che Gelida Manina From La Boheme | Vaughan Williams Fantasia On Greensleeves

Saturday 17 October 2015 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<b><h6>Grand Organ Gala</b></h6>
Grand Organ Gala
Jonathan Scott organ | Erica Eloff soprano | John Pryce-Jones conductor | Manchester Chorale | Manchester Concert Orchestra


Mendelssohn Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No.1 | Handel Zadok the Priest, Hallelujah Chorus | Mascagni Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana | Strauss Sunrise from Also sprach Zarathustra | Bach Toccata and Fugue | Walton Crown Imperial | Pachelbel Canon in D | Bach/Gounod Ave Maria | Parry Jerusalem | Widor Toccata

Celebrate the power and majesty of the king of instruments.

Sunday 25 October 2015 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra: Gershwin In Hollywood</b></h6>
Plus Special Guests
John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra: Gershwin In Hollywood
Plus Special Guests
John Wilson and The John Wilson Orchestra plus special guests return with a sensational new show celebrating the genius of George Gershwin.

Monday 9 November 2015 7:30 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>Four Seasons By Candlelight</b></h6>
Four Seasons By Candlelight
Mozart Festival Orchestra in full 18th Century costume | David Juritz conductor /violinist | Caroline MacPhie soprano | Crispian Steele-Perkins trumpet


Mozart Eine kleine Nachtmusik | Clarke Trumpet Suite | Pachebel Canon | Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 | Handel Let the Bright Seraphim; Eternal Source of Light Divine; Lascia chio pianga from Rinaldo | Vivaldi The Four Seasons

The verve and virtuosity of the 18th century is brought to life in this enchanting concert.

Sunday 22 November 2015 3:00 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



<h6><b>Swan Lake</b></h6>
Swan Lake


Sunday 17 January 2016 3:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Swan Lake</b></h6>
Swan Lake


Sunday 17 January 2016 7:00 PM The Bridgewater Hall



<h6><b>Swan Lake</b></h6>
Swan Lake


Monday 18 January 2016 7:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall