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Stravinsky - Symphony of Wind Instruments 9’
Kimmo Hakola - Violin Concerto **
Tobias Broström - Lucernaris Trumpet Concerto **
Stravinsky - Petrushka (1911 version) 35’
The BBC Philharmonic launch their celebration of the big three ballets of Stravinsky with Petrushka, the Russian composer’s colourful tale of love and death at a fairground. Closer to home, prepare to be amazed as Håkan Hardenberger, probably the world’s greatest trumpeter, joins conductor John Storgårds in a showpiece written specially for him, then swaps places to conduct while Storgårds plays a concerto written to display his own incredible violin playing. Hearing is believing.
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The BBC Philharmonic is based at MediaCityUK in Salford and performs an annual season of concerts at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall, as well as regular concerts in Hanley, Leeds, Kendal and other venues across the North of England.
As one of the BBC's six performing groups the orchestra regularly records and performs concerts for BBC Radio 3.
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Venue: Bridgewater Hall
Enquiries: 0161 907 9000
Bookings: 0844 907 9000
Disabled Bookings: 0161 907 9000
Seating Plan: View the Seating Plan
→ Oxford Road 5 min walk
→ Deansgate 5 min walk