St George's Bristol

St George's Bristol
Great George Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5RR
  • Telephone 0845 402 4001
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  • Website www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk
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St George's Bristol

St George’s is a former church building and one of the country's leading concert halls. The programme featuress a wide range of musical genres including classical, jazz, blues, folk and world music as well as family concerts and talks.

Access is via Great George Street for the box office entrance and Charlotte Street for dedicated disabled access.

The venue is accessible by First Bus services 1, 8, 9 and 54. There are metered car parking spaces on Trenchard Street, Berkeley Place, College Street, Frog Lane and Millenium Square and bicycle racks at the Great George Street entrance.

Events at this venue

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Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

Musical double act Phil and Aly bring together a feast of musical talent and witty banter.

Mon 19 Mar

£25 (£23) / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Aurora Orchestra & Tenebrae

Nigel Short conducts a performance of Allegri's Miserere Mei, Lobo's Versa Est In Luctum, Victoria's Tenebrae Responsories and Arvo Part's St John Passion.

Sun 25 Mar

£15–£40 / 0845 402 4001

  • 18:30

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Highly rated Americana singer/songwriter who has penned hits for the likes of Trisha Yearwood and Willie Nelson.

Fri 30 Mar

£28.50–£31.50 / 0845 402 4001

Brandon Hill Chamber Orchestra

Maxime Tortelier conducts a performance of Wagner's Siegfried Idyll, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 24 In C Minor and Beethoven's Symphony No 8. With pianist Veronika Ilinskaya.

Sat 3 Mar

£5–£18 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:45

Sat 17 Mar

£1–£15 / 0845 402 4001

Stefan Hofkes conducts a performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride Overture, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1 and Stravinsky's Petrushka (1947). With pianist Ashley Wass.

  • 19:30

Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra

Karin Hendrickson conducts a performance of Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 1 In E, Op 107, David Ridley's New Work (World Premiere) and Rimsky Korsakov's Symphony No 1 In E Minor, Op 1. With cellist Samara Ginsberg.

Sat 10 Mar

£5–£15 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Bristol Suzuki Group 30th Anniversary Concert

The Bristol Suzuki group will be celebrating 30 years of teaching and sharing music with an extraordinary children's concert featuring 150 students.

Sun 11 Mar

£5–£7.50 / 0845 402 4001

Bristol Symphony Orchestra: Brief Encounter

An evening of music exploring themes of love, life, death and transfiguration via works by Wagner, Rachmaninov, Lovell-Jones, Strauss and Tchaikovsky.

Sat 24 Mar

£8–£17 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Bristol University Music Society

Bristol University Music Society's Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra perform a pre-tour concert.

Mon 12 Mar

£3–£10 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Clifton High School In Concert

Talented students perform classical works.

Tue 20 Mar

£8 (Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:00

Eric Bibb

Well-travelled musical hobo showing off his wide ranging influences from the Mississippi Delta blues through Europe to Africa.

Fri 4 May

£25 / 0845 402 4001

Sun 18 Mar

£15–£24 / 0845 402 4001

The singers perform James MacMillan's Seven Last Words From The Cross and Handel's Dixit Dominus.

  • 19:30

Florilegium

A Grade One-listed coaching inn and hotel dating from the 16th century is the delightful setting for this afternoon concert. The period ensemble performs Mozart's Flute Quartet In D and Flute Quartet in C, and Johann Peter Salomon's arrangements of Haydn's Symphony No 94 'The Surprise' and Symphony No 101 'The Clock'.

Wed 21 Mar

£15–£40 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Gary Crosby's Nu Troop: Miles Davis's Kind Of Blue

The renowned jazz double bassist and his sextet perform Miles Davis's masterpiece. With support from Sarah McKenzie.

Thu 15 Mar

£20 (£18) / 0845 402 4001

  • 21:30

Gretchen Peters & special guest Kim Richey

For two decades, Gretchen Peters has been one of Nashville's most beloved and respected artists, she tours the UK in support of her new album.

Sat 2 Jun

£28.50–£31.50 / 0845 402 4001

The Hall On The Hill

St George's new Community Opera to celebrate the launch of a brand new creative space.

Wed 28 Feb

£5–£10 / 0845 402 4001

The Handsome Family

Mordant wit from the Addams family of country rock. Rennie writes the lyrics about killing small mammals and husband Brett delivers them in his dry baritone.

Thu 22 Mar

£17.50 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:00

Hidden Orchestra: Journey To The Unknown

The ensemble presents a live electro-acoustic mash-up featuring improvisers Evan Parker, Matt Wright, Adam Linson and Spring Heel Jack.

Fri 16 Mar

£15–£22 / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Issie Barratt's Interchange

The vocalist and baritone saxophonist leads an ensemble to perform eclectic jazz works.

Thu 8 Mar

£5–£15 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:30
  • 20:00

Joan As Policewoman

Aka dramatic violinist/vocalist Joan Wasser who has performed with Rufus Wainwright and Antony's Johnsons, and who named her act after the old Angie Dickinson TV show.

Wed 25 Apr

£22.40 / 0845 402 4001

Lamont Dozier

AGMP presents legendary songwriter-producer-artist and one third of Holland/Dozier/Holland on his debut tour

Mon 11 Jun

£32.45 / 0845 402 4001

Leveret & Spiro: Eccentric Orbits

A joint tour which presents the contrasting music of two of England's finest and most original instrumental ensembles (both with folk roots), plus a unique joint finale.

Sun 4 Mar

£17 ( £15) / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

London Bridge Trio

The trio performs Fanny Mendelssohn's Piano Trio In D Minor, Op 11 and Schumann's Piano Trio In D Minor, Op 63.

Thu 22 Mar

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Manu Delago

The hang-player and percussionist performs an experimental piece based around the musical concept: the human clock.

Sat 24 Feb

£16 ( £14) / 0845 402 4001

  • 22:00

Mark Ashford

Classical guitar recital.

Thu 15 Mar

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Mark Padmore & Julius Drake

The acclaimed duo performs Brahms's Heine Lieder, Mahler's Ruckert Lieder and Schumann's Kerner Lieder.

Fri 9 Mar

£15–£30 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

MiniBeats - Superstrings

What could be more summery that the sweet sounds of super strings? From the highest notes of the violins, to the darkly delicious tones of the viola and cello, explore the world of bows, bridges, frogs, spikes and GUTS – would you believe it! Intrigued? Join presenter Laura Tanner and marvellous musicians from the Bristol…

Sun 10 Jun

£6 / 0845 402 4001

Minibeats - Wonderful Woodwinds!

As the clocks go forward and summer time officially begins, join presenter Laura Tanner and marvellous musicians from the Bristol Ensemble for a whistle stop tour of the woodwind section. Experience the beautiful bassoon, fluttering flute, piercing piccolo, ‘catlike’ clarinet and outstanding oboe, learn a little bit about…

Sun 25 Mar

£6 / 0845 402 4001

Paul Lewis

The pianist performs Haydn's Sonata In C, Beethoven's Six Bagatelles, Brahms's Six Pieces and Haydn's Sonata In G.

Thu 21 Jun

£5–£32 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Police Dog Hogan

Seven-piece country folk band with high energy fiddle/drums/banjo/guitars and joyous foot stomping live shows.

Fri 23 Mar

£20 (£18) / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

QEH Spring Concert

The school's music department is delighted to be back at St George's for its annual spring concert, showcasing all its major ensembles and choir.

Wed 7 Mar

£6 (£4) / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:00

Rachel Podger & Voces8

The group performs Gibbons's Drop, Drop, Slow Tears; Hosanna To The Son Of David, Biber's Passacaglia In G Minor For Solo Violin Guardian Angel. Jonathan Dove's Into Thy Hands, Matteis's Passaggio Rotto, Fantasia, Movimento Incognito, Mendelssohn's Denn Er Hat Seinen Engeln Befohlen Uber Dir, Rachmaninov's Bogoroditse…

Tue 27 Mar

£15–£30 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:00

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto & Stravinsky Petrushka | Bristol Concert Orchestra & Ashley Wass

Bristol Concert Orchestra Ashley Wass (piano) Stefan Hofkes (conductor)Saturday 17 March, 2018St George's Bristol, 7.30pmRimsky-Korsakov The Tsar's Bride OvertureTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1Stravinsky PetrushkaThey say all the good things come in threes, and tonight we have a veritableRussian doll made up of music by…

Sat 17 Mar

£1–£15 / 0845 402 4001

Tom Arthurs Trio

The Berlin-based English trumpeter and composer play improvised jazz.

Sun 11 Mar

£20 (£18) / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Tom Paxton

US singer-songwriter who has been honoured with two Lifetime Achievement Awards – from the North American Folk Music Alliance and the Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Tue 10 Apr

£28.50 / 0845 402 4001

Tommy Smith Quartet: Embodying The Light

Scotland's sax master and his band are exploring the music of John Coltrane, with thrilling results.

Thu 15 Mar

£20 (£18) / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Turin Brakes

The acoustic guitar-toting English duo take some new tunes on the road, along with their decade-strong back catalogue in tow.

Wed 14 Mar

£24.75 / 0845 402 4001

Wild Words - Vivaldi's Dream

Imagine a world where we no longer create Dreams and Music for ourselves… “Let us take the stress out of dreaming and choose from our wide selection of ‘Sweet Dreams and Musical Soundtracks’ where all your dreams come true!” Wild Words’ new, original family show propels us into a precarious world, where downloads…

Wed 30 May

£6 / 0845 402 4001

Yola Carter

Country-soul singer from Bristol.

Sat 24 Feb

£15 ( £13) / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:00

Young Artist Showcase

A celebratory evening of young musical talent, featuring performers from Bristol Cathedral Choir School and Churchill Academy & Sixth Form, and recipients of the 2017 Tom Eveson Bursary and St George's Prize for Music.

Tue 6 Mar

£0–£5 / 0845 402 4001

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