The Bridgewater Hall- BBC-Philharmonic-23-February-2019

BBC Philharmonic: Schumann/Robin Holloway/Valentin Silvestrov

John Storgårds conductor | Håkan Hardenberger trumpet

Saturday 23 February 2019 7.30pm

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Event Timings 

Main Entrance Doors: 5.00pm
Preview + and Pre-concert Performance: 6.30pm
Auditorium Doors: 7.00pm
Concert Begins: 7.30pm
Interval: 8.10pm
Second Half: 8.30pm
Approximate Finish: 9.25pm

All timings are approximate and are subject to change.

BBC Philharmonic: Schumann/Robin Holloway/Valentin Silvestrov

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Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale (17’) | Robin Holloway Phaeton’s Journey: Son of the Sun (world premiere) (25’) | Valentin Silvestrov Symphony No.5 (47’)

Preview + 
Arrive early for a free pre-concert performance of Robin Holloway’s work at 6.30pm – introduced by the composer himself.

The BBC Philharmonic celebrates Robin Holloway’s 75th birthday with a brand new work by the treasured English composer, given its world premiere by guest soloist Håkan Hardenberger. Also tonight, a rare performance of Valentin Silvestrov’s transcendent Fifth Symphony, one of the best-kept secrets in contemporary music.

Travel & Dining

Travel & Parking

Purchase discounted parking (evening concerts only) and reduced price Metrolink tram tickets along with your concert tickets.

Eating & Drinking

Make your concert experience extra special by upgrading to A-List in the Corporate Members’ Bar (selected concerts only) or booking pre-concert dining.


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