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Halle Choir

Review: Thus spoke the Hallé, Strauss and Janácek, Bridgewater Hall

October 19, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Thus spoke the Hallé, Strauss and Janácek, Bridgewater Hall

The Hallé Orchestra and the Hallé Choir came together in Manchester recently to deliver a performance of epic proportions in a highly accomplished presentation of Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra and Janácek’s Glagolitic Mass.

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Review: The Hallé Orchestra – 2018/19 Season Opening Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

September 25, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Hallé Orchestra – 2018/19 Season Opening Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Last Thursday in Manchester, with the wind howling and the rain falling so heavily that mass evacuation by ark seemed likely, the Hallé Orchestra opened its 2018/19 season under its guest conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens.

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Preview: The Leeds International Piano Competition

September 4, 2018 Comments Off on Preview: The Leeds International Piano Competition

The Leeds – as it’s commonly referred to – has come a long way since 1963 and former concert pianist Fanny Waterman’s vision of a piano competition in the heart of West Yorkshire.

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St Petersburg SO

Review: St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Leeds Town Hall

November 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Leeds Town Hall

Hmm. Ominous silence from Putin’s St Petersburg, cradle of the October Revolution, in its centenary month.

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Hallé Orchestra

Review: Hallé Pops – Orchestral Masterpieces and Rossini’s Cat

November 28, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Hallé Pops – Orchestral Masterpieces and Rossini’s Cat

February 20, 1816 was not a good day in the life of Gioachino Rossini.

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