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Halle Orchestra and Choir

Review: Martyrdom in Manchester – the Hallé, Bridgewater Hall

June 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Martyrdom in Manchester – the Hallé, Bridgewater Hall

On the evening when Manchester United was fighting for the FA Cup down in London, back in Manchester a different season was also drawing to a dramatic close.

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sonnets in the city

Review: Sonnets in the City, BBC Radio 3, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Sonnets in the City, BBC Radio 3, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The phrase ‘Shakespeare’s Birthday’ is enough to strike fear into the heart of anyone from Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Natalie Merchant

Review and interview: Natalie Merchant

March 24, 2016 Comments Off on Review and interview: Natalie Merchant

Not long ago, while talking to Natalie Merchant about Paradise Is There – The New Tigerlily Recordings, her brilliantly imaginative re-recording and re-arranging of songsfrom her multi-platinum solo debut Tigerlily, I raised the possibility that the project could be perceived as a line under her career to date. She didn’t agree with me.

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Hallé 150 The Bridgewater Hall credit Joel Chester Fildes

Review: Verdi’s Requiem, Hallé Orchestra, Manchester

October 20, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Verdi’s Requiem, Hallé Orchestra, Manchester

Earlier this month a full house at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall was treated to a night of high drama and fine performances as the Hallé Orchestra performed Verdi’s great and glorious Requiem Mass.

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Fotheringay

The Return of Fotheringay

June 21, 2015 Comments Off on The Return of Fotheringay

Fotheringay were one of the great ‘coulda, shoulda’ contenders from the golden era of folk-rock.

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Penderecki

Win tickets to see Penderecki conduct the RNCM Orchestra

June 16, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Penderecki conduct the RNCM Orchestra

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE PENDERECKI CONDUCT THE RNCM AT BRIDGEWATER HALL

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Macy Gray

Review: Macy Gray, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Macy Gray, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

She tried to walk away and she stumbled…

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Pianist Javier Perianes

Review: Beethoven’s Egmont by BBC Philharmonic

January 29, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Beethoven’s Egmont by BBC Philharmonic

Northern Soul’s David Gann sees Beethoven’s Egmont performed by the BBC Philharmonic at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and discovers a concert of two, distinct halves.

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Review: The Gruffalo LIVE – with the Northern Sinfonia

November 14, 2014 Comments Off on Review: The Gruffalo LIVE – with the Northern Sinfonia

There can’t be many parents who haven’t read Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffalo to their child at least 30 times.

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Ode to Joy…thanks to the BBC Philharmonic

October 6, 2014 Comments Off on Ode to Joy…thanks to the BBC Philharmonic

The BBC Philharmonic knows what it’s doing. It got its new season off to a flying start with a thundering display of power, passion and precision.

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