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Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra 2017 / 18 Season

Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra 2017 / 18 Season

St David’s Hall

2017/18 Season


Following a record-breaking year, CARDIFF PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA is back with an exciting new season featuring Russian greats, movie legends and sensational symphonies.

The 2017/18 series starts in style with the fiery passion of From Russia…With Love (Friday 20 October). This captivating concert is part of the city-wide R17 Festival, which marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution and captures the social and cultural explosion of the era.

From Russia…With Love
Friday 20 October 2017, 7.30pm

Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 forms a fascinating centre-piece to this programme, and is familiar to film fans as the romantic music featured in Brief Encounter. CPO is joined by 2014 BBC Young Musician of the Year, Martin James Bartlett for what will be a compelling performance of this classic.

Likewise, there’s the sumptuous Adagio from Khachaturian’s Spartacus, which introduced the popular TV series The Onedin Line. The concert closes with Stravinsky’s colourful ballet Petrushka,which conjures vivid images of puppets springing to life!

A Night at the Movies 2017:
A Celebration of Star Wars Composer John Williams
Friday 8 December 2017, 7.30pm

After a sell-out last year, the ever-popular A Night at the Movies (Friday 8 December) returns with an 85th birthday celebration of John Williams’ legendary work. Experience spectacular music from Jurassic Park, ET, Saving Private Ryan and all the very best pieces from Star Wars - the perfect preview for Episode VIII, which comes out a week later!

Classics for All
Friday 16 March 2018, 7.30pm

Then get ready to be enchanted and enthralled with stunning symphonies from Haydn and Brahms, plus Vaughan Williams’ breathtaking The Lark Ascending, consistently voted the nation’s favourite piece of classical music, in Classics for All (Friday 16 March).

Mahler Symphony No. 3
Friday 15 June 2018, 7.30pm

Last but by no means least is the magical and magnificent  Mahler Symphony No. 3 (Friday 15 June), which provides an epic season finale scored for huge orchestra and two choruses featuring acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Kate Woolveridge.

Why not book for all four concerts and receive 25% off each ticket?

A series with something for everyone, we look forward to seeing you!


Standard Price


Stalls (C-E sides), Tier 3 (rear), 7 (rear), 9 & 13


Stalls (C-E centre) Tiers 10, 12, 3 (front) and 7 (front)


Tiers 2, 8, 11




Tier 1

Children under 16

£6.50 any area


16 - 25 year olds



Friends of St David's Hall | Students | Over 60s | Claimants

£2 off top two prices


Wheelchair user plus one companion

£6.50 each ticket (available on single tickets only, not on Series Offer)


Groups of 10 or more

£1 off each ticket



Plus an optional £1 postage fee.

To book your seats, please visit www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk
or call the Box Office on 029 2087 8444

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