Classical Music Returns To St George’s Hall

The Orchestral Concert Season opens this month with The Hallé on Saturday 13 November 2021 and continues next year with Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow, European Union Chamber Orchestra and more concerts from The Hallé. You can once again experience truly great live classical music in St George’s Hall, Bradford.

The first performance by The Hallé is a concert curated around beginnings and endings with Richard Strauss centre-stage, contrasting his teenage Serenade with his swansong, Four Last Songs, which he composed at the age of 84. Couched in glowing autumnal hues by a vocal and orchestral master, they’ll be sung by Welsh soprano Natalya Romaniw. She’s joined by the young German conductor Christian Reif.

The concert opens with Lamia a Straussian symphonic poem, inspired by Keats, written by the 20 year old Dorothy Howell and premiered by Henry Wood at the 1919 Proms. The concert concludes with Mozart’s final symphony, where the contrapuntal wizardry of its finale aptly justifies its regal nickname Jupiter.

Then The Hallé return early next year with it’s popular Viennese New Year Concert on Saturday 8 January 2022 and then the season continues into 2022.

Full Concert Listings:
Saturday 13 November 2021, 7.30pm
The Hallé
Christian Reif Conductor
Natalya Romaniw Soprano
Music includes; Strauss Four last Songs and Mozart Symphony No 41

Saturday 8 January 2022, 3pm
The Hallé – Viennese New Year Concert
Stephen Bell Conductor
Sky Ingram Soprano
Music includes; Waltzes and polkas by the family Strauss

Friday 18 March 2022, 7.30pm
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow
Jan Latham Koenig Conductor
Sergei Davydchenko Piano
Music includes; Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 and Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Friday 8 April 2022, 7.30pm
European Union Chamber Orchestra
Darragh Morgan Conductor
Martin Roscoe Piano
Music includes; Mozart Piano Concerto No 12 and Grieg Two Melodies

Sunday 8 May 2022, 3pm
The Hallé
Jonathan Bloxham Conductor
Sergio Castelló López Clarinet
Music includes; Mozart Clarinet Concerto and Dvorák Symphony No 8

Bradford International Classical Music Season 2021/2022
153rd Orchestral Music Season
St George’s Hall, Bradford
Tickets £33 – £16.50
Subscription packages available
Call the Box Office on 01274 432000 or visit bradford-theatres.co.uk
All prices shown include booking fees but are subject to postage charge if applicable.
Bradford Theatres’ usual terms and conditions apply.

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