Tue 1 Nov ABC 7.30pm £35-£65 VIP packages available from £129
ABC, accompanied by the Southbank Sinfonia, will be performing their iconic debut album ‘The Lexicon of Love’ in its entirety plus all the greatest hits and tracks from ‘The Lexicon of Love II’ including Viva Love.
Sat 5 Nov DAVID ESSEX 7.30pm £28.50 – £75
Internationally renowned singer, composer, and actor, David Essex OBE has announced his first major tour in over four years performing much loved hits spanning over his entire 50 year repertoire.
Tue 8 Nov REBECCA FERGUSON 7.30pm £22.50 – £35
Performing songs from her third album, Rebecca showcases her smoky vocals in a re-interpretation of the best of Billie Holiday’s songs.
Wed 9 Nov SENSATIONAL 6O’s EXPERIENCE 7.30pm £26 – £28
Returning by popular demand for one night only, three hours of nonstop 60’s nostalgia will be hosted by Alan Mosca from Freddie and The Dreamers and starring Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Ivy League and The New Amen Corner.
Fri 11 Nov MILOŠ KARADAGLIC 7.30pm £15.50 – £34.50 Discounts available for Go Card and Groups
The world’s favourite guitarist joins forces with the Royal Northern Sinfonia to perform this concert of music for classical guitar and new arrangements of timeless Beatles songs.
Tue 15 Nov DEACON BLUE 7.30pm £29.50 – £39.50
With support from Lewis & Leigh.
Alongside over six million album sales, twelve UK Top 40 singles and two UK Number One albums, Deacon Blue’s tour announcement coincides with the 25th Anniversary of their platinum-selling 1991 album ‘Fellow Hoodlums’.
Thu 17 Nov SEAN LOCK 8pm £23
Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Well he’s only gone and done it again! What’s he like? Come and see what he’s blithering on about this time.
Age Guidance 16+
Sat 19 Nov BEANBAG MUSIC CLUB: OPERA NORTH’S BIG SING 11am, 1.15pm & 3pm £7, Under 1s £1
Join singers from Opera North on an exciting tour of opera music in the informal surroundings of the Level 2 foyer. Ideal for under 6s and their families.
Sat 19 Nov BEST OF BRITISH ENTERTAINMENT: RAF IN CONCERT 7.30pm £19 – £25 Discounts available for Groups
An uplifting evening of musical entertainment performed by the Royal Air Force’s finest musicians, with a programme including Dambusters March, Chariots of Fire, Devil’s Gallop, Bring Me Sunshine, 633 Squadron and more
Sun 20 – Mon 21 Nov MICHAEL BALL & ALFIE BOE 7.30pm £35 – £65
Two of the greatest voices in the world, the nation’s leading musical theatre star, Michael Ball, and the nation’s favourite tenor, Alfie Boe, are joining forces for the first time with a brand new album and live show featuring repertoire from the greatest Broadway shows as well as classical songs both Alfie and Michael have always wanted to record.
Tue 22 Nov JOHN WILSON AND THE JOHN WILSON ORCHESTRA 7.30pm £24 – £47
Music from the Movies plus special guests
John Wilson’s handpicked orchestra of virtuoso players return with their brand new show of musical masterpieces from the movies. Joined by a line-up of star singers they’ll be performing hit songs and iconic soundtracks from the movies including Funny Girl, My Fair Lady, The Wizard of Oz, Hello Dolly, Star Wars, Gigi, Tom & Jerry at MGM, Gone with the Wind plus lots more!
Wed 23 Nov SIMPLY GERSHWIN 7.30pm £23.50 – £34.50 Discounts available for Groups
Broadway glamour and toe-tapping tunes in an all Gershwin extravaganza featuring the very best music, song, and dance. This concert is packed with George and Ira Gershwin’s most acclaimed work including Someone to Watch Over Me, excerpts from Porgy and Bess, A Foggy Day in London Town, S’Wonderful and the iconic Rhapsody in Blue, plus a glamorous ballroom duo and two sensational tap dancers.
Thu 24 Nov SINFONIA VIVA 7.30pm £10 – £34.50 Season subscription packages available
Conductor: Duncan Ward, Piano: Cordelia Williams
Stravinsky Concerto in E-flat ‘Dumbarton Oaks’
Sibelius Symphony No. 6
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor’
Beethoven’s most heroic concerto is the centrepiece of this fascinating programme from Sinfonia Viva. British pianist Cordelia Williams takes the lead role in this epic drama. The programme also includes Stravinsky’s 1937 Concerto and Sibelius’s Sixth Symphony.
Fri 25 – Sat 26 Nov THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW 7.30pm £29.50 – £35
Starring special guest Mathew Horne.
The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor Catherine Tate takes ‘The Catherine Tate Show – Live’ on tour.
In never seen before sketches, the tour will unite some of Catherine’s best-known characters from her hugely successful BBC series ‘The Catherine Tate Show’ including ‘Nan’ Taylor; Irish nurse Bernie; Geordie Georgie; Essex girl Sam and the return of a certain argumentative teenager…
Age Guidance: 12+
Sun 27 Nov SUNDAY MORNING PIANO SERIES: ALEXANDER ULLMANN 11am £10 including tea, coffee and cake
J S Bach Toccata in C minor, BWV 911
Schumann Papillons, Op.2
Liszt Sonata in B minor, S. 178
Young British award winner, Alexander Ullmann performs one of the greatest and most analysed works for piano, Liszt’s great B minor sonata. The concert opens with Bach’s epic C minor toccata and Schumann’s Papillons suite.
Mon 28 Nov VAN MORRISON 8pm £45 -£75
‘Keep Me Singing’ is Van Morrison’s 36th studio album to date and consists of 13 tracks – 12 original songs written and performed by Morrison, as well as a cover of the blues standard ‘Share Your Love With Me’ – written by Alfred Baggs and Don Robey – and ‘Every Time I See A River’, a collaboration with acclaimed lyricist Don Black. The album’s closing track, ‘Caledonia Swing’, is an instrumental featuring Van on piano and saxophone. All tracks were produced by Van Morrison.
Wed 30 Nov JOOLS HOLLAND 7.30pm £37
Featuring special guest The Selecter’s Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson.
Experience the astounding vocals of Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall alongside the rich soulful tones of Beth Rowley and imitable musicianship of the Rhythm & Blues orchestra, as Jools Holland performs tracks spanning his entire solo career as well as songs taken from his latest album.
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