Sunday 9 November:
Royal Northern College of Music – Saxophone Day. The RNCM celebration of all things saxophone is in it’s 14th year and features workshops, masterclasses and concerts. Full details here.
Waterside Arts Centre – Kokoschka String Quartet: Death and the Maiden. The Kokoschka String Quartet perform Schubert’s Quartet in D minor. Tickets £14 / £5 under 16s. 7.30pm.
Wednesday 12 November:
Bridgewater Hall – Halle Orchestra. Sir Mark Elder conducts as the Halle performs the wonderful works of Berlioz (Overture: Le Corsaire), Bizet (Carmen: selection) and Shostakovich (Symphony No. 5). Tickets £39-£13. 2.15pm. This programme is also being performed on Thursday 13th November (7.30pm) and Sunday 16th November (7.30pm)
Thursday 13 November:
Martin Harris Centre – Quatuor Danel Seminar. The Quatuor Danel quartet host a workshop of new string quartets by Masters students at the University. Free entry. 2.30pm. The day will also feature a lunchtime concert by Quatuor Danel with Richard Whalley featured on piano at 1.10pm (also free!)
Friday 14 November:
Royal Northern College of Music – RNCM Symphony Orchestra. The first public performance by an RNCM student ensemble in the newly re-opened Concert Hall features the RNCM Symphony Orchestra performing Berlioz’s King Lear Overture Op 4 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No 3 in C major and Romeo and Juliet. Clark Rundell and Piero Lombardi Iglesias conduct and Oliver She is featured on piano. Tickets £14. 7.30pm
Saturday 15 November:
Bridgewater Hall – BBC Philharmonic presents Chopin and Elgar. Juanjo Mena conducts and Garrick Ohlsson is featured on piano as the BBC Philharmonid presents Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.1, Elgar’s iconic Symphony No. 2 and Lutoslawski’s Symphonic Variations. Tickets £37-£12. 7.30pm.
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