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.

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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.

Sat 4 Mar

£5–£18 / 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

£10–£25 / 0845 402 4001

Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra

Tianyi Lu conducts the orchestra for works by Beethoven, Sibelius and Brahms with violinist Benjamin Baker.

Sat 11 Mar

£8–£15 / 0845 402 4001

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.

Tue 7 Mar

£8 ( £2) / 0845 402 4001

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.

Fri 24 Mar

£18–£25 / 0845 402 4001

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David Greilsammer

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

Fri 24 Feb

£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

£22.50 / 0845 402 4001

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

£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

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

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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

£18–£20 / 0845 402 4001

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

£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

£10–£20 (Children £5 under 18s) / 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

£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

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

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Paul Lewis

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.

Tue 14 Mar

£12–£32 / 0845 402 4001

Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends

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

Wed 1 Feb

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

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

Quercus

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

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

Ringmasters

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

Sat 18 Feb

£10–£16 / 0845 402 4001

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Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

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.

Thu 23 Mar

£15–£18 / 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

£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

£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

£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

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

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.

Fri 10 Mar

£18–£22 / 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

£5 / 0845 402 4001

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