Two behemoths of classical music come together this autumn, as The Bridgewater Hall welcomes the legendary London Philharmonic Orchestra on Sat 8 Oct.

Renowned conductor Edward Gardner brings the resurgent LPO for their first Manchester concert under his direction, with a star turn from one of the country’s leading pianists, Benjamin Grosvenor.

Grosvenor is the soloist in Felix Mendelssohn’s First Piano Concerto – a wondrous display by a 22-year-old composer overflowing with innovative ideas and jaw-dropping talent.

The evening begins with Tchaikovsky’s dramatic symphonic poem, Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture, inspired by the greatest love story ever told. To close proceedings is one of British music’s best-loved pieces, Enigma Variations – Elgar’s sparkling homage ‘to my friends pictured within’, 14 portraits of pals, lovers, colleagues, pupils and the composer himself.

Tickets are on sale now and start at £25, with students able to grab one for just £5.50 inc booking fee. For more information, and to book your spot, hit the button below.

A Manchester Wire Partnership post
Sat 8 Oct, 7.30pm, The Bridgewater Hall,
Lower Mosley St, Manchester M2 3WS
Bradley Lengden
Published on:
Tue 6 Sep 2022