The listings for Manchester’s newest concert hall, the 482-seat £8.7 million Stoller Hall within Chetham’s, have been announced.  The opening weekend looks sensational, with events taking place at the Stoller Hall as well as throughout the Chetham’s buildings, ranging from jazz fusion to dance to classical, with prices from free up to £30.  Events are set to feature alumni, students and friends of the school as well as a special gala.  The opening weekend will also showcase the diverse programming planned for the space.

So what’s on the opening weekend?

Gwilym Simcock and Friends
The Stoller Hall
Gwilym Simcock/Thomas Gould/Mike Walker
An evening of jazz fusion
Friday 21 April 2017, 8pm

Debussy: Six Sonatas
Carole Nash Hall
Chetham’s Staff/dancers from Hammond School and Victoria College, Melbourne
Saturday 22 April 2017, 11am & 2:15pm

From the Ground Up
The Stoller Hall
With young players from Greater Manchester Music Hub and MyHub
Directed by Michael Betteridge
Saturday 22 April 2017, 11:15am

Urban Family
Oglesby Atrium
Gabriella Swallow & her Urban Family
Saturday 22 April 2017, 1pm & 5:30pm

Shostakovich Quartet No.5
The Stoller Hall
Navarra String Quartet
Shostakovich Quartet No.5
Schubert Quartetsatz
Beethoven String Quartet No. 1 in F major
Saturday 22 April 2017, 3:30pm

Opening Celebration Concert
The Stoller Hall
Walton Henry V
Brahms Alto Rhapsody
Ginastera Variaciones Concertantes
Beethoven Piano Concerto 2
Sunday 23 April 2017, 3pm ribbon cutting & 4pm concert

Tickets: free-£30, available from from midday on Monday 9 January
Box Office telephone: 0333 130 0967