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Brass Band Christmas Spectacular (Dewsbury)

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Brass Band Christmas Spectacular (Dewsbury)

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 The ever-popular Christmas Brass Band concert returns to Dewsbury Town Hall with an abundance of festive favourites that are sure to get you in the seasonal spirit. A joyf.....Read more

The Gruffalo’s Child and The Highway Rat

Thu 13 Dec 2018

The Gruffalo’s Child and The Highway Rat

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Our family event is a double-bill of Julia Donaldson creations accompanied live by René Aubry’s original orchestral scores. When the Gruffalo’s child disobeys her fathe.....Read more

Opera North Christmas Concert - Dewsbury

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Opera North Christmas Concert - Dewsbury

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Garry Walker makes his second visit to the Kirklees Concert Season to conduct the Orchestra of Opera North and the massed voices of the Chorus of Opera North, Opera Nor.....Read more

Music for Christmas - Huddersfield Town Hall

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Music for Christmas - Huddersfield Town Hall

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 For many of our audience this concert is the real start of their Christmas as Gordon Stewart is again joined by the Huddersfield Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs in a programme of .....Read more

The Viennese Whirl

Sat 29 Dec 2018

The Viennese Whirl

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 See out the old year and welcome in the new with a celebratory concert from the Orchestra of Opera North, with conductor Christopher Bell guiding you through this annual f.....Read more

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 7 January

Mon 07 Jan 2019

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 7 January

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 (This concert is kindly sponsored by Mr & Mrs Aldred and is dedicated to The Aldred family) Gordon Stewart opens the New Year with what is considered to be Sullivan’s f.....Read more

Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

Sat 19 to Sat 26 Jan 2019 (1 week)

Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

Ever wondered how a situation might play out if you'd have behaved differently? Reza explores this concept with her usual sharp wit and observation, with three takes on the same disastrous evening. Funny yet biting and t.....Read more

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 21 January

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 21 January

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 During each season audience members approach Gordon Stewart and ask for certain pieces to be played. This programme includes three of those requests. During the summer of .....Read more

Music of Consequence: Wagner, Ravel and Shostakovich

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Music of Consequence: Wagner, Ravel and Shostakovich

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Few pieces demonstrate the effects of war more starkly than Ravel’s Piano Concerto in D major, written for the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who lost his right arm.....Read more

Barry Steele and Friends

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Barry Steele and Friends

He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in.....Read more

Lunchtime Concert: The World of Percussion

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Lunchtime Concert: The World of Percussion

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Opera North’s Principal Percussionist, Chris Bradley reunites former students of the University of Huddersfield from the last 30 years. All professional percussionists, t.....Read more

Organ Concert: Andrew Dewar (Paris) - 4 February

Mon 04 Feb 2019

Organ Concert: Andrew Dewar (Paris) - 4 February

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Andrew Dewar is one of the finest organists of his generation. For his first Huddersfield concert he has chosen a wonderfully varied programme including Ivor Atkins’s arra.....Read more

Lunchtime Concert: Opera North Oboe, Bassoon and Piano Trio

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Lunchtime Concert: Opera North Oboe, Bassoon and Piano Trio

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Two of the Orchestra of Opera North’s Wind Principals, Richard Hewitt and Adam Mackenzie, join Assistant Head of Music, pianist Annette Saunders for this concert of music .....Read more

Russian Spirits: Lyadov, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

Sun 24 Feb 2019

Russian Spirits: Lyadov, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 The legendary Russian nymph, Kikimora, inspired Lyadov’s tone poem for orchestra, feeding the composer’s fascination with folklore. Darkly expressive, the piece evokes .....Read more

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - A Tribute to Sir Walter Parratt

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - A Tribute to Sir Walter Parratt

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 When Huddersfield Town Hall was being built, a son of the town, Walter Parratt, then organist at Magdalen College, Oxford, advised the Council to purchase an organ which H.....Read more

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