Firm Favourites

Firm Favourites

Orchestral music offers something for everyone, but it can be difficult to know where to begin

If you fancy giving classical music a go, our selection of firm favourites offers the perfect introduction to the thrill of live orchestral music. With timeless classics such as Elgar's outstanding Enigma Variations, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, undoubtedly his best known work, and Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky's most iconic ballet score, do come along and share the wonder of live music with us.

2020/21 season

Eroica Symphony | 16 April 2021

Hear Beethoven’s revolutionary ‘Eroica’ Symphony alongside Brahms’s First Piano Concerto. For Stephen Hough, this concerto is ‘a burst of pure, utter, natural genius’ and he plays it like no-one on earth.

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Jurowski conducts Swan Lake | 28 April 2021

Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake is a profoundly human drama of love, struggle, destiny and redemption. There could be no more fitting last word from our Principal Conductor than this full-length concert performance.

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