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26 February 2022 BBC Philharmonic at The Bridgewater Hall

BBC Philharmonic | 26 February

Saturday 26 February 2022 7.30pm

Event Timings
Auditorium Doors: TBC
Concert Start: TBC
Interval: TBC

Timings will be updated closer to the concert date. Please check the website on the afternoon of the performance for up-to-date information. All timings are approximate and are subject to change.​

Digital Programme Notes and Phone Use
2022 BBC Philharmonic concerts in the 2021/22 season open up the opportunity for all Bridgewater Hall audiences to access free programme notes via smartphones. You can choose to access information about the performance in two ways:
Programme Notes: Programme notes similar to a traditional printed programme, with summary information about the music and the composers
BBC Notes: Detailed programme notes, timed with the music, giving you insights into what you are hearing and seeing on stage as it happens
Use the QR code printed on your ticket to access either. Both options are completely free with your concert ticket but please be aware that mobile phone use is unrestricted and applies to all seating areas within the Bridgewater Hall.

The Bridgewater Hall

Tickets £12.50 to £26.50

(All ticket prices include £2.50 booking fee)

To book wheelchair seats or other access requirements please email supervisors@bridgewater-hall.co.uk or call the Box Office 0n 0161 907 9000.

Discounts/Concessions
Disabled patrons – 50% discount
Seniors & Claimants – 20% discount
Under 26s & Students – Stalls seats £5.50 (no booking fee)

BBC Philharmonic | 26 February

Vaughan Williams Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 3)
Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 5 in D major

Alessandro Fisher tenor
Mark Wigglesworth conductor

The BBC Philharmonic and the Hallé are teaming up to celebrate 150 years since the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams – and tonight’s concert, the first in the series, looks at the composer through the prism of war. The poignant Pastoral Symphony reflects on the French fields where Vaughan Williams served in the Great War; while the 1943 Proms premiere of the glowing Fifth gave comfort at the height of the Second World War. Continuing the theme of innocence lost, Alessandro Fisher is our companion for a song cycle of poems from AE Housman’s A Shropshire Lad.

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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