St George's Bristol

St George's Bristol
Great George Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5RR
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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.

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Billy Bragg

Self-styled 'progressive patriot' and veteran political activist who is still one of the UK's finest writers of love songs.

Tue 17 Jan 2017

£22 / 0845 402 4001

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.

Sat 28 Jan 2017

£10–£25 / 0845 402 4001

Bristol Bach Choir: Spirit Of Christmas

Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with choral music, readings, and a brass ensemble directed by Christopher Finch.

Sat 17 Dec

£5–£20 / 0845 402 4001

The choir celebrates Christmas and it's 50th anniversary season, with the Liberty Brass Ensemble conducted by Christopher Finch and featuring pianist Nigel Nash.

Bristol Ensemble: Children’s Christmas Carnival

Roger Huckle directs the musicians featuring soprano Kat Kleve for a performance of festive favourites including music from The Snowman, Sleigh Ride, Jingle Bells and many more. The narrator is John Telfer.

Bristol Ensemble: Festive Fiesta

David Ogden conducts the orchestra, with Roger Huckle directing the City Of Bristol Choir, for an evening of festive music including orchestral pieces, choral Christmas carols and the opportunity for audience members to join in with the singing too.

Thu 22 Dec

£4–£23 / 0845 402 4001

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Bristol Ensemble: Handel's Messiah

Rupert Gough conducts the orchestra, with Roger Huckle leading the Choir Of Royal Holloway, for an adapted staging of Handel's choral masterpiece, in which young soloists perform the work's arias from positions around the hall.

Wed 14 Dec

£5–£23 / 0845 402 4001

City Voices: Need A Little Christmas

Another annual feast of winter-themed music and Christmas cheer, featuring music old and new with opportunities for audience participation.

Sat 10 Dec

David Greilsammer

The pianist performs a selection of Piano Sonatas by Scarlatti and John Cage.

Fri 24 Feb 2017

£10–£15 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

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…

Eddi Reader

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.

Tue 25 Apr 2017

£22.50 / 0845 402 4001

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Evelyn Glennie

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.

Fri 17 Feb 2017

£10–£30 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

Exultate Singers

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 2017

£10–£24 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

Gasworks Choir

Ali Orbaum and Jessica Samuel conduct the 150-strong vocal collective in a varied programme encompassing pop tunes, jazz standards, seasonal refrains, folk rhapsodies, classical songs and African melodies.

Sun 11 Dec

£7; £3 under 21s; £9 (£6; £7) / 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.

Tue 28 Feb 2017

£18–£20 / 0845 402 4001

Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band: Carols & Capers

Between the five members of the band they bring to the stage a combination of 25 instruments and multiple musical styles and ideas to make this a refreshing and irreverent show, as they put their unique stamps on a range of familiar and not-so-familiar festive fare.

Thu 15 Dec

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Martha Wainwright

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.

Wed 25 Jan 2017

£30; £24.50–£27.50 adv / 0845 402 4001

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.

Sat 11 Feb 2017

£10–£20 (Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

Mitsuko Uchida

It's a pleasure to be able to welcome Dame Mitsuko Uchida back to St George's, the remarkable pianist was honoured last year at the Saltzburg Mozartwoche and awarded a 'Golden Mozart Medal'. This evening she performs a sublime programme of Mozart and Schumann, including the kaleidoscopic Kreisleriana, and Schumann's…

Tue 13 Dec

£5–£35 / 0845 402 4001

Nicholas McCarthy

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…

Fri 10 Feb 2017

£10–£15 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

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 2017

£15 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

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Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Small Is Beautiful And Brilliant

Soloists and guests including flautist Lisa Beznosiuk, violinist Pavlo Beznosiuk, cellist Luise Buchberger and keyboard-player Steven Devine perform works by Handel, Vivaldi, Bach, Rameau and Telemann.

Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends

A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.

Wed 1 Feb 2017

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.

Sun 26 Feb 2017

£10 (Children £6 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001


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.

Thu 9 Feb 2017

£17–£20 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

Reinis Zarins

A truly spiritual experience awaits as the award-winning Latvian pianist Reinis Zarins performs Olivier Messiaen's complete Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus in an uninterrupted two-hour recital. This 20-part suite is a meditative and atmospheric work that seeks to contemplate the birth and infancy of Jesus; perfectly…

Mon 19 Dec

£5–£20 / 0845 402 4001

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The award-winning foursome from Sweden perform their babrbeshop material. The Great Western Chorus support.

Sat 18 Feb 2017

£10–£16 / 0845 402 4001

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.

Thu 23 Feb 2017

£15–£18 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

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 2017

£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.

Fri 27 Jan 2017

£12–£32 / 0845 402 4001

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.

Sun 29 Jan 2017

£10 (Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

Young Artists Showcase

Performances from the talented students of Churchill Academy & Sixth Form and Bristol Cathedral Choir School featuring an excerpt from Bach's Magnificat by both schools.

Tue 31 Jan 2017

£5 / 0845 402 4001

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