Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra | Chetham's Chorus | Members of St George's Singers | Callum Smart violin | Richard Dowling tenor | Stephen Threlfall conductor | Paul Mann conductor*
Britten Ballad of Heroes for Choir and Orchestra; Violin Concerto | Shostakovich Symphony No. 5*
Tickets (plus booking fee): £20-£10
Pre-concert talk at 6.30pm: Michael Kennedy - renowned author, critic and Britten specialist.
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra returns to the Bridgewater Hall, conducted by Paul Mann, to continue their celebrations of the Benjamin Britten Centenary. Rising star and Chetham's student Callum Smart performs Britten's virtuosic Violin Concerto, and the orchestra are joined by Chetham's Chorus and members of St George's Singers for a rare performance of Britten's dramatic Ballade of Heroes.
Sponsored by Dewhurst Torevell – Major Series Sponsor.
Supported by the Britten-Pears Foundation.