Chris Christodoulou

Prom 52: An excellent evening of innovation from Elder and the Hallé

Prom 52 saw Sir Mark Elder’s excellent Hallé join forces with…

Prom 73: A Bach masterclass from András Schiff

There is something timeless about the music of Johann Sebastian…

Robert Schumann's Kreisleriana

In the seven years before his marriage to Clara Wieck in 1840,…
Sir Mark ElderBenjamin Ealovega

Engaging and fluent performances from Elder’s Hallé

Composed and performed in 1894, Debussy’s Prélude à l'après-midi…
Cristian MacelaruSorin Popa

Nostalgia, despair and triumph with Cristian Măcelaru

Guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru tonight led the Hallé in…
Classical playlist

Eroica Essay by Aaron Davies

Foreword  In writing this essay, I have set out…

Elgar Symphony 1

 I Gentle and distant rumblings in the timpani open Elgar’s…

13 pieces of piano music to inspire

Franz Schubert, Impromptu no.4 in F Minor Composed in…
Mark ElderBenjamin Ealovega

A musical journey spanning three centuries with The Hallé

Tonight Mark Elder’s excellent Hallé orchestra showcased…