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The Bridgewater Hall - The Halle December 2018

The Hallé: Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto

Cristian Macelaru conductor | Lars Vogt piano

Wednesday 05 December 2018 2.15pm

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Event Timings 

Main Entrance Doors: 12.00pm
Auditorium Doors: 1.45pm
Concert Start: 2.15pm
Interval: 3.10pm
Second Half: 3.30pm
Concert Finish: 4.15pm

All timings are approximate and are subject to change.

The Hallé: Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto

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Weber Overture: Der Freischütz  (10′)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4  (35′)
Brahms Symphony No.3 (37′)

In recent years Cristian Macelaru has become very much a favourite with Hallé audiences. In these concerts he forms a dream team with the great pianist Lars Vogt. Beethoven’s great concerto is a work of lyricism and humour with a slow movement that has been likened to Orpheus taming the furies! Hans Richter compared Brahms’s Third Symphony to Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ and it certainly has heroic qualities, its moody third movement being a particular highlight that has made its mark in film as well as the concert hall. In his short life, Weber left us a dazzling legacy of operatic and orchestral works; Der Freischütz perhaps the most popular of them all, and certainly the most eloquent, as the Overture reveals.

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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