The Hallé

Saturday 9 May 7:30pm Classical Music
Tickets £9.00 to £37.00

Venue: Royal Concert Hall

Running time: Approx. 1 hour 50 mins

Important Information

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
Age Recommendation: 7+

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Sir Mark Elder conductor
Alice Coote mezzo-soprano
Ladies of the Hallé Choir  and Hallé Children’s Choir
Mahler Symphony No. 3

Mahler wrote of his Third Symphony that it ‘will be something the like of which the world has never heard!…In my symphony the whole of nature finds a voice.’ This widescreen spectacular presents a vast vision of creation with nature depicted in all its forms, both tender and terrifying. Dark atmospheric murmurings, gentle pastoral sounds, raucous military marches – all captured in the composer’s expansive soundworld.

Mahler deploys the biggest orchestra he could muster, adding a huge choir, children’s chorus, mezzo soloist and wall-to-wall brass and percussion. Its sheer scale means that you don’t often get a chance to hear the Third Symphony but you’ll never forget it, particularly with Sir Mark Elder in charge. Those who were there for his performance of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony will remember it as one of the greatest performances in the Royal Concert Hall. Whether you know it well or are a complete newcomer, the Third Symphony is an amazing journey.

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Groups of 10+
Save 20% off full price tickets, (excluding £9 and £11 seats). Please contact our Group Sales team on 0115 721 0622 to book.

Groups of 20+
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Family & Friends Ticket
£60 for 4 people (maximum of 2 adults) plus a free programme voucher. £5 for each additional child.
Please note: We welcome children aged 6+ to Nottingham Classics concerts. For under 6’s we offer Beanbag Music Club concerts

Go Card Holders
If you’re under 26, or in full-time education, then you can buy selected seats for just £5 with our FREE Go Card scheme

Bargain Seats
Selected seats for just £9, available from 12pm on the day of the concert, subject to availability.

Free Pre-Concert Talk, 6.20pm
Join Dr Michelle Assay, University of Huddersfield in the auditorium before the performance as she introduces the programme.
(Booking not required)