This season's listings for the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester

This season's selection of live performances from the BBC Philharmonic will see some incredible works played in Manchester's most iconic venues from Thea Musgrave, to Mozart, to Gershwin to Arriaga and many, many more.

By Manchester's Finest | January 17th '18

Elgar/Rachmaninov/Sibelius
Saturday 27 January 7.30pm at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Elgar, Overture Cockaigne – In London Town
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 1
Sibelius, Symphony No. 1

Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Kathryn Stott, Piano

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In Focus: Thea Musgrave 
Friday 2 February 7.30pm at Mediacity Salford

Part of the RNCM’s Thea Musgrave composer festival

Musgrave, Song of the Enchanter
Musgrave, Song for a Winter’s Evening
Musgrave, Five Songs for Spring
Musgrave, From Darkness into the Light
Musgrave, The Seasons

Clark Rundell, Conductor

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A celebration of the music of Antheil
Wednesday 7 February at 1.30pm at Mediacity, Salford

A celebration of the music of George Antheil

Antheil, Spectre of the Rose Waltz
Antheil, Archipelago
Antheil, Hot-Time Dance
Antheil, Symphony No. 3

Conductor, John Storgards

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Schuller/Ives/Gershwin/George Walker/Antheil
Saturday 10 February at 7.30pm at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Schuller, Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee

Ives, Central Park in the Dark
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
George Walker, Lilacs (UK Premiere)
Antheil, Symphony No. 6 (after Delacroix)

Conductor, John Storgards
Piano, Peter Donohue
Tenor, Joshua Ellicott

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Simon Holt/Mahler
Saturday 17 February at 7.30pm at Bridgwater Hall, Manchester

Simon Holt, A Table of Noises
Mahler, Symphony No 7

Conductor, John Storgards
Percussion, Colin Currie

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Anna Clyne/Mozart/Mahler
Saturday 3 March at 7.30pm at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Anna Clyne, The Midnight Hour (UK premiere)
Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 20
Mahler, Symphony No. 1

Conductor, Ben Gernon
Piano, Richard Goode

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A celebration of the music of Arriaga
Wednesday 14 March at 22 pm at Mediacity, Salford

 A celebration of the music of Arriaga

Arriaga, Los esclavos felices
Arriaga, Symphony in D major

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Copland/Korngold/Vaughan Williams
Saturday 24 March at 7.30pm at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Copland, Appalachian Spring suite
Korngold, Violin Concerto
Vaughan Williams, Symphony No. 5

Conductor, John Wilson
Violin, Andrew Haveron

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