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Cardiff Classical Series 2022-23

 Gwasgwch yma i ddarllen y wybodaeth yn Gymraeg / Press here to read this info in Welsh.
 

After the return to Cardiff of brilliant orchestral concerts in 2021-2022, we’re in the mood to celebrate, and in the 2022-23 season we’ve got even more reason to be smiling. Believe it or not it was forty years ago that St David’s Hall, The National Concert Hall of Wales threw open its doors giving Cardiff and Wales a concert hall to be proud of and visiting orchestras one of the world’s finest acoustics to perform in.

This year to help us celebrate in style we are thrilled to be bringing you a fabulous season of exceptional music, and to make it even more of a celebration we are delighted to be able to considerably reduce the prices to make attending this high-quality series more affordable than ever. With more than 500 seats available at just £20 and below, with hundreds at under £10, book early to celebrate forty years of outstanding music at the National Concert Hall of Wales!

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FROM BRUSSELS TO REYKJAVIK… 18 WORLD CLASS CONCERTS

Whether your taste is for Classical, Romantic or 20th century, this year’s Cardiff Classical Series is simply stunning. With visiting orchestras from Belgium, Iceland and the Czech Republic, together with some of today’s most distinguished soloists, we’re certain you’ll want to join us for some or even all the concerts on offer in this birthday year.

INTERNATIONAL SOLOISTS
A stellar line up of soloists includes pianists Martin James Bartlett, Benjamin Grosvenor, Daniel Ciobano, Stephen Hough, Paul Lewis and Yeol Eum Son, violinists Nicola Benedetti, Bomsori Kim, Simone Lamsma, James Ehnes and Vilda Frang and cellists Laura van der Heijden and Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Highlights include:

SPELLBINDING SEASON OPENER
Orchestra in Residence BBC National Orchestra of Wales welcomes Ryan Bancroft and thrilling young pianist Yeol Eum Son for the opening concert of the season.

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Award-winning cellist Laura van der Heijden joins the renowned Brno Philharmonic Orchestra for a feast of Czech and English music.

STORMY SEASCAPE TO ROUSING SINFONIETTA
Under Czech maestro Tomáš Hanus, the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera present a glorious programme from four great operatic composers.

BROADWAY TO BOLÉRO
John Wilson will put the Sinfonia of London through its paces in a sumptuous programme featuring Martin James Bartlett and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

PASSION & PATRIOTISM
Powerful emotions surge through a Philharmonia Orchestra programme of Berlioz, Bloch and Sibelius, directed by Jukka-Pekka Saraste and featuring Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

SPRING & AUTUMN
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra make a welcome return with Elgar and Schumann, and star violinist Vilde Frang.

LAND OF FIRE AND ICE
A rare chance to hear the Iceland Symphony Orchestra with its chief conductor Eva Ollikainen and Stephen Hough playing Beethoven.

FINLAND AWAKES
Finnish conductor Dalia Stasevska directs The Hallé in an unmissable programme of Sibelius and Beethoven with three of the world’s most distinguished artists.


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BENEFITS OF BOOKING A PACKAGE: 

  • You can save up to 30% on your tickets and, if you book now, you can pay over six months (interest-free), making your money go even further.
  • First choice of seats for all our featured concerts this year.
  • A Subscribers Discount Card
  • Buy additional tickets now, or nearer the time, for friends and family at your subscription. discount rate.
  • Buy your programmes in advance and get a discount - £3.00 in advance, £3.50 on the day.

BENEFITS OF BOOKING ALL 16 CONCERTS: 

  • An invitation to our party on the opening night of the season.
  • Two FREE Lunchtime concert of your choice.
  • A discount card entitling you to 10% off hot drinks and snacks in the Gin Lounge and bars.
  • The biggest full season subscription discount we have ever offered, making enjoying all the concerts affordable.
  • A whole year of superb concerts to look forward to!

For Prices and Concert Packages, please see here. 

 Savings  10%   10%   10%   15%   15%   20%   20%   20%   25%   25%   25%   30%   30% 
 No of  concerts     4    5    6    7    8    9    10    11    12    13    14    15    16

  

Group bookings
We will note requests for specific seats, but allocation is subject to availability so early booking is advisable. If you wish to sit with friends, please include all orders at the same time.

CARDIFF CLASSICAL SERIES EXTRAS 
PRE-CONCERT TALK (FREE)
Lefel 1   

One hour before each of our concerts we have a 30-minute insight into the music and the context to the performance. These popular events are accessible and informative and a great way to get more from your concert experience.    

The talks are free to attend, but spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.   

The National Concert Hall of Wales is owned, managed and funded by Cardiff Council. St David’s Hall is supported by the Arts Council of Wales.

        
    

WNO Orchestra

Fri 4 November 2022, 7:30pm

STORMY SEASCAPE TO ROUSING SINFONIETTA - Under Czech maestro Tomáš Hanus, the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera present a glorious programme from four great operatic composers.

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The Sixteen

Sun 4 December 2022, 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of sublime music with The Sixteen's festive music - ranging from Renaissance classics to contemporary settings, the wise men take centre stage for this seasonal concert. Th...

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WNO Orchestra

Sun 29 January 2023, 3:00pm

Czech maestro Tomáš Hanus will surely be the ideal guide for Smetana’s sparkling musical portraits of his beloved Bohemia enshrined in six symphonic poems known as Má vlast or ‘My Homeland’.

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