Sibelius’s Fifth Symphony – Manchester Classical Music

Sibelius’s Fifth Symphony – Manchester Classical Music

Jonathon Heyward expertly piloted the orchestra that bears Charles Hallé’s name through the first of its April ‘Opus one’ programmes last night (it’s repeated tonight and on Sunday in Manchester, and on Friday in Blackburn). Hallé was born 200 years ago this week –...

Review: Hallé Concert – Manchester Classical Music

Review: Hallé Concert – Manchester Classical Music

This week’s Hallé ‘Opus One’ set of concerts is notable not just on account of the soloists (Benjamin Grosvenor for Beethoven’s Piano concerto no. 3, Jonathan Scott for Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony) but because it’s the first full-length main series programme in the...

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