Perth Concert Hall

Perth Concert Hall
Perth Concert Hall
Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5HZ
  • Box office 01738 621031
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; closed Sun.
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  • Website www.horsecross.co.uk
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Perth Concert Hall sits at the heart of Scotland's newest city. The stunning modern venue with its superb acoustic and flexible spaces is home to an exciting programme of music, contemporary art, community events and conferences.

Our year-round music programme presents world class classics, Scottish exclusives, world and Scottish traditions, living legends, breaking artists and more. Look out too for a selection of comedy, dance, film and children's events.

Our Glassrooms Cafe serves coffees, bakes, lunch, dinner, pre-concert suppers and drinks. Currently undergoing restoration and redevelopment, sister venue, the historic Edwardian Perth Theatre is just 50 yards away. Both venues are managed by Horsecross Arts.

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  • Provides: Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

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10cc

The hits of one of the most successful and influential English pop bands of the 70s, revisited by original member Graham Gouldman and some new faces. The original line-up of Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, and Lol Creme assumed the name 10cc in 1972. Their first single 'Donna' peaked at number two in the…

Tue 23 Oct

£35 / 01738 621031

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Sat 12 May

£22.50 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£22.50 / 01738 621031

ArTay: Pop-Up Gallery

Work from over 80 artists from all across Scotland, shown in a marquee outside the Concert Hall.

Thu 17 May

Free / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival 2018.

Fri 18 May

Free / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival 2018.

Sat 19 May

Free / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival 2018.

Sun 20 May

Free / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival 2018.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Formed in 1935, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is one of the UK's leading orchestras, with an exceptionally wide repertoire and a special affinity for contemporary music.

Fri 27 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 621031

BBC SSO in Perth. Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No 4 in D minor Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Bedrich Smetana: Má vlast

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Fri 19 Oct

£23.50 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£23.50 (£22; Children £22) / 01738 621031

Blow and Blast Easy + Improvers

A range of workshops offering easy and intermediate-level ensemble playing for adults learners/returners on wind instruments. Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment. 10:30am - 12:30pm Easy/Improvers Woodwind Workshop (fl, ob, cl, bn only) 1pm - 2:30pm Blow and Blast…

Sat 28 Apr

Norie-Miller

£14 / 01738 621031

Sat 26 May

Norie-Miller

£14 / 01738 621031

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie. Featuring songs including 'Space Oddity', 'Starman', 'Fashion', 'Life on Mars', 'China Girl', 'Rebel Rebel', 'Golden Years' and 'Modern Love'.

Sat 30 Jun

£24 / 01738 621031

Sat 21 Jul

£24 / 01738 621031

Tue 21 Aug

£24 / 01738 621031

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music. Featuring timeless hits from the Carpenters repertoire including 'We’ve Only Just Begun', 'Superstar', 'Top of the World', 'Please Mr Postman' and many more.

Wed 2 May

Gannochy Trust

£25 / 01738 621031

The Celtic Sessions: Duncan Chisholm

with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill This fantastic double bill brings together the two most lyrical and soulful fiddlers in the celtic music firmament and two of the world's very finest. Duncan Chisholm has spent most of his life developing his unique musical voice, often heard with Wolfstone and accompanying Julie…

Sat 5 May

£18 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£18 (£15.50; Children £15.50) / 01738 621031

Children's Classic Concerts: Peter and the Wolf and other stories

Prokofiev’s iconic fairytale Peter and the Wolf is brought to life on stage. Join in on a fantastical adventure of musical storytelling as the musicians transport you from Peter's enchanted forest to Romeo and Juliet’s castle stopping off for a spin around Sleeping Beauty’s ballroom.

Sat 19 May

£6–£10 / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival 2018.

Dinosaur Safari

The Funbox team go on a dinosaur safari.

Sun 12 Aug

Gannochy Trust

£14 (Family £12.50) / 01738 621031

Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

The Dresden Philharmonic was founded in 1870 and besides playing the classical and romantic repertoire, also maintains a firm commitment to contemporary composers.

Sat 26 May

£25–£40 / 01738 621031

Works by Weber, Bruch and Shostakovich. Part of Perth Festival.

  • 19:30

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

  • 2 stars

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Thu 31 May

£24 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£24 / 01738 621031

The Elephant Sessions

Modern folk from the Highlands.

Thu 24 May

£20 / 01738 621031

With Fara & Siobhan Miller. Part of Perth Festival 2018.

Elkie Brooks

Million-selling British songstress belts out the hits as well as material from her latest album.

Sat 15 Sep

£32.50 / 01738 621031

English Touring Opera: Mozart: The Marriage Of Figaro

Christopher Stark conducts Blanche McIntyre's production, with a BAME cast which includes Ross Ramgobin as Figaro, Rachel Redmond as Susanna, Dawid Kimberg as the Count and Nadine Benjamin as the Countess. Sung in English with surtitles.

Thu 17 May

Times to be confirmed / £36–£45 / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival.

GLEE Choir Challenge Heats

Local primary school choirs will take part in the Sectionals of the Perth and Kinross Glee Challenge in April. A fantastic evening of entertainment! Then join us again in June as our Regional Champions take to the stage in the Scottish Final on Sun 10 June: 2.30pm Heat 1 - Mon 23 Apr Heat 2 - Tue 24 Apr Heat 3…

Mon 23 Apr

Gannochy Trust

£8 (Children £5) / 01738 621031

Tue 24 Apr

Gannochy Trust

£8 (Children £5) / 01738 621031

Wed 25 Apr

Gannochy Trust

£8 (Children £5) / 01738 621031

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Under the musical direction of Brian Grant, the National Brass Band-winning ensemble plays popular classics.

Sat 19 May

£20 / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival.

  • 19:30

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Wed 13 Jun

£22 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£20 / 01738 621031

Inspiring Illustration with Jill Calder

Join Jill Calder as she explains her work and creative process, giving access to original drawings from her new book The Picture Atlas.

Sat 19 May

Free / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival 2018.

Jane McDonald

The light entertainment chanteuse and Loose Woman presents an evening of music and laughter.

Thu 5 Jul

£34.50 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£34.50 / 01738 621031

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Fri 14 Sep

£27.50 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£27.50 / 01738 621031

The Jimmy Shand Story

Brandon McPhee leads a celebration of the life and music of the Scottish accordion player. Narration by film and TV star Dave Anderson.

Sun 9 Sep

Gannochy Trust

£19.50 / 01738 621031

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment.

Fri 18 May

£38 / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival.

  • 19:30

The King is Back

Elvis tribute from Ben Portsmouth.

Wed 14 Nov

£26 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£21–£31 / 01738 621031

Lunchtime Concert - Clare Hammond

Lunchtime Concert Schubert 4 Impromptus, D899 Malcolm Hayes Purgatorio (13') Chopin Études, Op 25 (Selection) Clare Hammond won the 'Rising Star' award at the 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards and also performed in the film of Alan Bennet's 'The Lady in the Van'. Schubert's haunting late impromptus pair…

Mon 30 Apr

Gannochy Trust

£8 Early Bird / 01738 621031

Lunchtime Concert - Hebrides Ensemble

Lunchtime Concert Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp Couperin arr.Caperauld Les Barricades Mysterieuses Bernstein Piano Trio Peter Longworth New commission Debussy Piano Trio Ravishing music by Debussy in his centenary year frames a typically striking Hebrides programme with music by another…

Mon 7 May

Gannochy Trust

£8 Early Bird / 01738 621031

Perth & Kinross Primary School Music Camp

Returning from an intense week of music making, over 200 young musicians from throughout Perth + Kinross will present a pleasant mixture of classical and light music. One of the most popular concerts of the music services season! Kids and school children go FREE to this show but still require a ticket. Contact the box…

Fri 11 May

Gannochy Trust

£5 / 01738 621031

Perth Concert Series: BBC SSO

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Smetana 'Vltava' and 'Šárka' from Má Vlast Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 Dvořák Symphony No 4 Matthias Pintscher, conductor David Kadouch, piano Matthias Pintscher, the BBC SSO's Artist-In-Association, brings a composer's sense of adventure to a concert that begins with…

Fri 27 Apr

Gannochy Trust

£12.50–£26.50 (Students £6) / 01738 621031

Perth Festival of the Arts

Music, comedy, theatre, dance and visual arts are all up for grabs at this festival.

Thu 17 May

prices vary / 01738 621 031

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 18 May

prices vary / 01738 621 031

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 19 May

prices vary / 01738 621 031

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 26 May

Perth Piano Sundays - Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Perth Piano Sundays Debussy Ballade Debussy Tarentelle Styrienne Debussy Clair de Lune Debussy Arabesque No 1 Debussy Images Debussy l'Isle joyeuse Interval Debussy Images oubliées Debussy 7 Études: Étude 1 pour les cinq doigts d'après Monsieur Czerny Étude 2 pour les tierces Étude 4…

Sun 13 May

Gannochy Trust

£13–£21 (£11–£19; Students £5) / 01738 621031

Sat 16 Jun

Gannochy Trust

£17.50 / 01738 621031

The Proclaimers

Scotland's unforgettable musical twins return to the stage with their singalong Caledonian anthems.

Thu 22 Nov

£35.75 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

Sold out / 01738 621031

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Fri 4 May

£25–£42.50 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£25–£42.50 / 01738 621031

Rhythm Of The Night: An Audience With Ian Waite And Oti Mabuse

The two Strictly Come Dancing stars perform a mixture of ballroom and Latin numbers.

Thu 7 Jun

£27 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£27 (£25; Children £25) / 01738 621031

Norie-Miller

£20 / 01738 621031

Richard Strauss's Salome with Opera North

Winners of the Sky Arts and Royal Philharmonic Society Opera awards, Opera North's performances are regarded as being utterly superb. We are thrilled to present them in a concert performance of Richard Strauss' Salome. It's opera at its most extreme. Concentrated into just 100 intense minutes, there is no let-up in its…

Sun 29 Apr

Gannochy Trust

£20.50–£33.50 (£18.50–£31.50; Students £6) / 01738 621031

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Wed 19 Sep

£34.50–£43.12 / 01738 621031

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Concerto Concert

Holly Mathieson, conductor Soloists from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Royal Scottish National Orchestra Enjoy an afternoon of wonderful music with Scotland’s National Orchestra as we showcase the finest talent from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Featuring concerto performances from the RCS’s top students…

Sun 24 Jun

Gannochy Trust

£15 (£7.50; Students £6) / 01738 621031

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Founded in 1958, the Northern Sinfonia was awarded Royal status in 2013 to reflect its standing as one of the UK's most versatile and imaginative ensembles.

Sun 20 May

£20–£28 / 01738 621031

Lars Vogt conducts works by Beethoven. Part of Perth Festival.

  • 20:00

RSNO Concerto Concert

Holly Mathieson Conductor Minkyu Kim Piano Richard Scholfield Saxophone Rebecca Wilson Trumpet Anik Stucki Violin Royal Scottish National Orchestra This special collaboration with the RSNO gives some of our most talented students the opportunity to perform a concerto with Scotland’s national orchestra in the prestigious…

Sun 24 Jun

Perth Concert Hall

£16.50 / 01738 621031

  • 15:00

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Thu 20 Sep

Sold out / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£27.50 / 01738 621031

The Scottish Primary School Glee Challenge

130 Scottish primary schools have established Glee choirs and aim to put their singing, dancing and performance skills to the test in Scotland's leading theatres throughout 2018.

Mon 28 May

Times to be confirmed / 01738 621031

Sun 10 Jun

Times to be confirmed / 01738 621031

Song Cycle with David Jones

A performance from David Jones as he cycles from John O'Groats to Land's End performing the music of Vaughan Williams and local folk song.

Fri 25 May

Free / 01738 621031

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Wed 5 Dec

£18.50 / 01738 621031

Gannochy Trust

£18.50 / 01738 621031

UK Pink Floyd Experience

A tribute show that spans PF's Gilmour-led catalogue from Dark Side to The Division Bell.

Thu 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 621031

#UNCON 2.0

Second youth led 'Unconvention' which was the minds behind Scotland's Year of Young People 2018. The event features activities for all young people from the ages of 0 up till 25.

Sat 22 Sep

Times to be confirmed / 01738 621031

Yesterday Once More

Musical tribute to The Carpenters.

Wed 2 May

£25 / 01738 621031

Reviews & features

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29 Apr 2010

1.) Paul Martin (as he was named in July 1957) was inspired to get into live comedy after seeing Alexei Sayle perform in 1981. The tight-suited scouser’s ‘stream of tastelessness’ led Merton to take to the stage with his ‘policeman on acid’ sketch. He…

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