West End & Broadway
Beethoven’s Christ on the Mount of Olives Thursday 9 April Sage One, 7.30pm Harry Bicket conductor Eleanor Dennis soprano Barry Banks tenor David Soar bass Royal Northern Sinfonia Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia Bach Ricercar a 6 from The Musical Offering Mendelssohn Psalm 42 ‘Wie der Hirsch schreit’ (As Pants the Hart)
Inspiration: West End and Broadway
Beethoven Christ on the Mount of Olives A tale of soldiers and angels, God and man. Early music specialist Harry Bicket and three outstanding British soloists bring their all to this special pre-Easter performance: visions of timeless spiritual beauty by Bach and Mendelssohn prepare the way.
£14 - £38 P B C
Sage Two, 8pm Royal Northern Sinfonia Holst Wind Quintet James MacMillan Clarinet Quintet ‘Tuireadh’ Mozart String Quintet No.4 Take a string quartet, add one extra player, and something magical happens. Mozart’s G minor String Quintet contains some of the most intimate and poignant music even he
Sage One, 4pm Gary Griffiths music director Inspiration Choir Royal Northern Sinfonia If you’re trying to choose which show to see next, let Inspiration help you decide, with songs from currently running musicals now in the West End and on Broadway.
From Tina and Company to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, as well as long runners by composers such as Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Steven Schwartz, you’re sure to hear lots of your favourites - all given the unique Inspiration treatment.
£10, £19 F C
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Mozart String Quintet No.4
Wednesday 22 April
Sunday 19 April
ever wrote. James MacMillan, on the other hand, added a clarinet and suddenly found himself in a realm of ancient Celtic laments and calling seabirds in his unforgettable requiem for 1988’s Piper Alpha disaster. The programme opens with another British work and another quintet, this time comprising five wind instruments, playing the gentle, warm and lyrical Wind Quintet by Gustav Holst.
Sunday 26 April Sage One, 7.30pm Sakari Oramo conductor Nicola Benedetti violin Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra Victoria Borisova-Ollas Open Ground Bruch Violin Concerto No.1 Sibelius Symphony No.2
The UK’s favourite violinist, Nicola Benedetti, with the world’s favourite violin concerto. Heard alongside Sibelius’ most popular symphony, and all brought to us by the superb Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Finnish chief conductor Sakari Oramo. What more could you ask for?
£16.50 - £40 P B C
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