United Kingdom The Hallé Winter Season, Episode 3 – The Event Horizon: Simon Armitage (Poet Laureate), Jess Gillam (saxophone), The Hallé / Jonathan Bloxham (conductor). Broadcast from Hallé St Peters, Manchester, 14.1.2021. (CS)
United Kingdom Britten, Pärt, Butterworth, Strauss. Episode 2 – Roderick Williams sings Butterworth: Roderick Williams (baritone), Hallé / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Performance recorded in Hallé St. Peter’s, Manchester and streamed on 10.12.2020. (JQ)
United Kingdom Huw Watkins, Wagner, Brahms – Episode 1: A Fanfare for the Hallé: Hallé / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Performance filmed in The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, and streamed on 3.12.2020. (JPr)
THE HALLÉ IS BACK!
The Hallé is delighted to announce its Winter Season: nine concerts streamed from the Hallé’s Manchester homes, The Bridgewater Hall and Hallé St Peter’s in Ancoats.
The orchestra’s Music Director, Sir Mark Elder, who has been such a leading advocate for music during this time, will conduct five concerts alongside the family of Hallé conductors. They include Assistant Conductor and winner of the 2020 Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition Delyana Lazarova, former Assistant Conductor Jonathon Heyward, Associate Pops Conductor Stephen Bell and Artist in Residence Henning Kraggerud. Special guest artists will include Jess Gillam, Isata Kanneh-Mason, Roderick Williams, Boris Giltburg and director Annabel Arden.
United Kingdom Curtains (music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Rupert Holmes, original book and concept by Peter Stone with additional lyrics by John Kander and Rupert Holmes): Company of Curtains, filmed at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, and directed for the screen by Martin Riley. Live online stream reviewed on 14.4.2020. (JPr)
United Kingdom Rimsky-Korsakov, Szymanowski, Myaskovsky: Liza Ferschtman, violin, BBC Philharmonic, CBSO Chorus / Vassily Sinaisky (conductor). Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 1.2.2020. (RBa)
United Kingdom Poulenc, Dialogues des Carmélites: Soloists, RNCM Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Andrew Greenwood (conductor). Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 8.12.2019. (MC)
United Kingdom Songs of the World: Webern, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Athanasia Kontou, Alissa Firsova, Elisabeth Lutyens, Schoenberg: Daisy Brown (soprano), Psappha (Conrad Marshall [flute], Dov Goldberg [clarinet], Tim Williams [percussion], Benjamin Powell [piano/celeste], Benedict Holland, Sophia Rosa [violins], Vicci Wardman [viola], Jennifer Langridge [cello], James Manson [double bass]) / Stephen Barlow (conductor). Hallé St. Peter’s, Manchester, 28.11.2019. (CC)