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Immerse yourself in The Hallé Orchestra’s musical magic this season

Prepare to be swept away by a symphonic spectacle like no other as The Hallé, one of the UK's most renowned orchestras, takes centre stage in Greater Manchester.

The Hallé, one of the UK’s most renowned orchestras, is set to wow Manchester audiences with a series of groundbreaking ‘rush hour’ performances.

These early evening concerts promise an unforgettable hour of musical excellence at The Bridgewater Hall.

From the majestic sounds of Spanish-inspired classics to poignant requiems and captivating concertos, prepare to be transported into the world of classical music at its finest.

If you want to be part of this incredible 2023-24 season, you can get involved by clicking here

A Symphony of Innovation: The Hallé’s 2023-24 Season

As the Hallé unveils its 2023-24 season, it’s clear that music lovers are in for an exhilarating treat.

This season introduces a brand-new series of ‘rush hour’ performances, offering a unique opportunity to witness the full might of the Hallé orchestra live on stage.

Prepare to be spellbound as world-class artists, including the Hallé’s new Artist-in-Residence, Thomas Adès, take you on a musical journey.

A Dazzling Lineup of Talent

The roster of performers for these captivating ‘rush hour’ concerts reads like a who’s who of classical music.

Benjamin Grosvenor and Craig Ogden, two beloved Hallé soloists, will grace the stage, alongside trailblazing conductors Roderick Cox, Delyana Lazarova, and Alpesh Chauhan.

The excitement doesn’t stop there, as Kahchun Wong, the Hallé’s Principal Conductor Designate from the 2024-25 season, joins this stellar lineup.

With such an array of talent, the stage is set for awe-inspiring performances that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

A Symphony for Every Soul

The musical repertoire for these ‘rush hour’ concerts is as diverse as it is captivating.

From the soul-stirring melodies of popular Spanish-inspired classics to a contemplative requiem featuring the Hallé Choir, there’s something for every musical taste.

You can also look forward to a youthful concerto that will invigorate your spirit and a fate-dominated symphony that will tug at your heartstrings.

The program concludes with a suite drawn from a comic opera, promising an evening filled with laughter and delight.

Beyond the Concert Hall: An Evening of Enrichment

The musical experience doesn’t end when the final note fades away.

After the concert, patrons are invited to linger and savour the evening in the company of friends over drinks at the bar.

Additionally, the Hallé has prepared a selection of complimentary events to enhance your visit.

Enjoy the enchanting sounds of foyer music, performed by talented local young musicians.

Dive into the rich history of the Hallé with relaxed talks based on their 165-year-old archive, offering insights into the orchestra’s storied past.

Accessible Luxury: Affordable Ticket Prices

In a bid to make the world of classical music accessible to all, ticket prices for these ‘rush hour’ performances range from just £5.50 to £22.50.

It’s a fantastic opportunity for both newcomers and seasoned aficionados to experience the grandeur of classical music in a world-class setting, without breaking the bank.

Prepare to be swept away by the music, the ambience, and the sheer magnificence of The Bridgewater Hall.

Part of a Bigger Symphony: The Hallé’s 2023-24 Season

The ‘rush hour’ concerts are just one crescendo in the Hallé’s 2023-24 season, which is brimming with innovation and diversity.

In addition to these captivating performances, music lovers can also enjoy the often sold-out Hallé St. Peter’s chamber concerts, designed for an intimate experience.

Families can delight in a new series of concerts tailor-made for all generations, ensuring that classical music continues to inspire the young and the young at heart.

Collaborative Crescendos: ‘The Hallé Presents …’

The Hallé is not stopping at orchestral performances alone.

As part of ‘The Hallé Presents …’ series, the orchestra will collaborate with celebrated artists such as Jeff Mills, Nitin Sawhney, Steve Reich, and Jonny Greenwood.

These unique collaborations promise to push the boundaries of classical music, blending genres and creating unforgettable musical fusions.

Get Ready to Be Enchanted!

The Hallé’s ‘rush hour’ performances at The Bridgewater Hall promise to be a symphonic experience like no other.

With an impressive lineup of artists, a diverse musical repertoire, and affordable ticket prices, these concerts are set to captivate audiences and ignite a passion for classical music.

Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a curious newcomer, don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of classical music and embark on a sonic journey that will leave you exhilarated and inspired.

Book your tickets now and prepare to be enchanted by the magic of the Hallé at The Bridgewater Hall.

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