Sunday 4th January and Monday 5th January:

Bridgewater Hall – The Nutcracker.  Rounding off the Christmas period perfectly, the Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia perform the incredible ballet The Nutcracker in three shows at The Bridgewater Hall.  Sun 2.30pm Tickets £33.50 – £21.50; Sun 5.30pm Tickets £40.50 – £29.50; Mon 5 Jan 7.30 Tickets £40.50 – £29.50.


Tuesday 6th January:

Chetham’s School of Music – Eudald Buch.  The first free lunchtime concert of the year at Chetham’s features Eudald Buch on piano performing Schonberg’s Sechs kleine Klavierstucke and Beethoven’s Sonata in A flat Major.  Free.  1.30pm


Thursday 8th January:

Royal Northern College of Music – The RNCM Concert Orchestra.  A free lunchtime concert performed by the RNCM Concert Orchestra featuring Smetana’s Vltava and Sarka from Ma vlast and Dvorak’s Slavonic Dance in G minor.  Matthew Wood and Thiago Santos conduct.  Free.  1.15pm.





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