St George's Bristol
- Telephone 0845 402 4001
- Website www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk
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.
There are 27 events at this location
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Brandon Hill Chamber Orchestra
Ewa Strusinska conducts the ensemble and pianist Alexandra Dariescu for a performance of works by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven.
Bristol Bach Choir: J S Bach Mass
Christopher Finch conducts the choral group and soloists soprano Robyn Allegra Parton, mezzo soprano Amy Lyddon, tenor Kieran White and bass-baritone Tristan Hambleton for a performance of Bach's monumental work. The y are joined by baroque ensemble Canzona led by Theresa Caudle.
Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra
Tianyi Lu conducts the orchestra for works by Beethoven, Sibelius and Brahms with violinist Benjamin Baker.
Bristol Youth Choir
The talented young singers present a Spring concert of songs and choral pieces from around the world featuring an entertaining mix of classical and jazz with songs from the shows, world music, and folk songs. The conductors are David Ogden, Martin Le Poidevin and Elinor Cooper.
Courtney Pine Featuring Omar
Born in London, Courtney Pine CBE is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, who is equally adept at the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and keyboards as he elegantly fuses drum'n'bass and UK garage with contemporary jazz styles. This two-night stand at the Jazz Cafe finds him performing without his band, Jazz Warriors.
The pianist performs a selection of Piano Sonatas by Scarlatti and John Cage.
Dvorak Symphony 8; Mozart Concerto For 2 Pianos | Bristol Concert Orchestra
Bristol Concert Orchestra • You-Chiung Lin (piano) • Stefan Hofkes (conductor & piano) Saturday 18 March, 2017 St George's Bristol, 7.30pm Debussy Two Nocturnes: Nuages and Fêtes Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, with Stefan Hofkes & You-Chiung Lin Benson Mozart Goes to Town Marquez Danzon…
Sat 18 Mar
£1–£15 / 0845 402 4001
The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.
The percussionist, with piano accompaniment from Philip Smith, performs Keiko Abe's Prism Rhapsody, Evelyn Glennie/Philip Sheppard's Orologeria Aureola, Nebojsa Zivkovic's Quasi Una Sonata, James Keane's Piece For Dance and John Psathas's View From Olympus.
David Ogden conducts Bach's Lobet Den Herrn, Thomas Tallis Spem In Alium (40 Part Motet), Giovanni Gabrieli's Jubilate Deo, Roxanna Panufnik's All Shall Be Well, James Macmillan's Miserere Mei, Naji Hakim's Exultate Deo, Eriks Esenvalds's O Salutaris Hostia and Joseph Canteloub's Bailero, plus folk songs from Spain…
Sat 25 Feb
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.
Sister of Rufus and daughter of Loudon and Kate McGarrigle performs her own cathartic singer-songwriter material including tracks from her latest album Come Home to Mama.
The Minimalists III
Benjamin Goodson conducts David Lang's Statement To The Court, Glass's Knee Plays 3, String Sextet and Knee Plays 4, Stravinsky's Dove Descending and Terry Riley's In C.
The pianist performs Scriabin's Etude, No 1 and Etude No 12, Strauss's Morgen No 4, Gershwin's Summertime and Etude No 3 'The Man I Love', Bellini's Casta Diva From 'Norma', Reinecke's Piano Sonata In C Minor, Blumenfeld's Etude In A Flat, Nigel Hess's Nocturne, Bach's Ave Maria, Chopin's Etude No 3 'Tristesse' and Etude…
O'Hooley & Tidow
The pairing of Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow who are based in Huddersfield, perform their self-penned melange of contemporary folk mixed in with a twist of punk and blues.
Thu 26 Jan
The pianist performs Bach's Partita No 1 In B Flat, Beethoven's Piano Sonata No 4 In E Flat, Chopin's Three Waltzes, A Minor, No 2, F Minor and A Flat, plus Weber's Piano Sonata No 2 In A Flat.
Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends
A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.
The Purcell School Philomel Orchestra
Noah Max conducts Stravinsky's Concerto In D For String Orchestra, Nielsen's At The Bier Of A Young Artist and Verdi's String Quartet Arranged For String Orchestra.
Three of the UK's most creative, multi award-winning musicians create exquisite chamber music that weaves together the essence of folk and jazz. Drawing on their life's work including original compositions, traditional folk songs and reclaimed standards, Quercus subtly colours each song to create a magical atmosphere.
The award-winning foursome from Sweden perform their babrbeshop material. The Great Western Chorus support.
The group perform Sufi ritual music. They sing in Farsi, Punjabi and Urdu and are accompanied by an eight-strong ensemble of gharana, harmonium and tabla.
Shake The Chains!
Nancy Kerr, Hannah Martin, Greg Russell, Findlay Napier and Tim Yates perform protest songs from through the history of the genre. Steve Knightley appears a guest.
Strange Face: Adventures With A Lost Nick Drake Recording
The Edinburgh award-winning show celebrating life coincidences and the legacy of singer-songwriter Nick Drake.
Thu 2 Feb
£15 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001
The Tallis Scholars: Metamorphosis
The master choir present works from three distinct musical traditions, the Anglican, Catholic and Orthodox churches and perform sumptuous works from across the ages by composers including Part, Palestrina, Stravinsky and Tavener.
Tom Eveson Gala Concert
A host of local talented musicians including steel band Panache, oboist and vocalist Maisie Hayes, pianist Kino Deligero perform to raise funds for the bursary.
Trio Mediaeval And Arve Henriksen
The early music ensemble from Oslo join forces with the Norwegian trumpeter to perform a programme of trumpet, electronic and computer loops combined with voices, hand chimes and the Hardanger fiddle producing mesmerising cross genre music.