|The Halle and Sir Mark Elder|
Sir Mark will be ending the season with a Dvorak Festival. He is joined by Francesco Piemontesi for the Piano Concerto, and Gary Hoffman in the Cello Concerto. The festival will feature symphonies seven, eight and nine and finishes with a performance of Dvorak's oratorio Saint Ludmilla
Ryan Wigglesworth makes his debut as Principal Guest Conductor, with programmes which include the UK premiered of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Piano Concerto, with soloist Mark-Andre Hamelin, the Rite of Spring and Bach's Magnificat in D. The young conductor Jamie Phillips will make his debut as Associate Conductor, with concerts including Elgar's Cello Concerto played by Hallé Principal Cello Nicholas Trygstad, a New Year celebration of Viennese Music, and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony performed by the Hallé Youth Orchestra.
Visiting artists include Jack Liebeck playing Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, Nikolaj Znaider conducting Bloch’s Schelomo with soloist Jian Wang and Cristian Măcelaru conducting Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique and Poulenc’s Gloria.
Full details from the Halle website.