This Week’s Classical Highlights – 22 June – 28 June 2014

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Monday 23 June

Bridgewater Hall. Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with musical director Wynton Marsalis celebrate the history of modern jazz and the best of the Blue Note label. 7.30pm. Tickets from £27.

Tabley House. Sarah Ewins (violin) and Tim Pooley (viola) of the Halle orchestra present a programme of chamber music. Wine and canapés will be served whilst the audience revels in the sounds of Mozart, Handel and Halvorson. 7.00pm. Tickets £22.

 

Tuesday 24 June

Chetham’s School of Music. A free lunchtime concert featuring pieces by Schumann and Saint-Saens (featuring Huge Eedle on cello and Jennie-Helen Moston on piano); Ravel (featuring Albert Cano Smit on piano); and Sejourne and Miki (featuring Jonathan Mansfield on percussion). 1.30pm. Free.

 

Wednesday 25 June

Capitol Theatre, MMU, Oxford Road. The RNCM presents the opening night of their performance of Sondheim’s musical theatre piece ‘Company’. For our full preview click here. There are numerous showings until 4th July. 7.30pm. Tickets £15.

Chetham’s School of Music. Jodran Clarke’s ‘Tyneham: No Small Sacrifice – in concert’. A semi staged performance of the new musical by Chetham’s student Jordan Clark based on the enforced evacuation of Tyneham village during the Second World War. 7.30pm. Tickets £5 / £4.

 

Thursday 26 June

Holy Name Church, Oxford Road. The RNCM Chamber Orchestra and Choir performs Bach’s Symphony in E flat major and Haydn’s Nelson Mass in the outstanding surroundings of the Holy Name Church. The performance will feature Rosanna Harris (soprano), Jessica Eccleston (mezzo-soprano), Alexander Banfield (tenor) and James Fisher (Bass). Roger Hamilton conducts. 7.30pm. Tickets £10.

 

Friday 27 June

Bridgewater Hall. As a part of the RNCM’s programme of events marking the centenary of the First World War, the RNCM Symphony Orchestra performs Stravinsky’s Feu d’artifice; Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor; and Shostakovich’s Symphony No 7 in C major. Baldur Bronnimann conducts and Ryan Drucker is featured on the piano. 7.30pm. Tickets £17.

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