Concerts for the 2017-2018 season

All concerts are held in the Westmorland Hall, Kendal Leisure Centre, at 7.30pm. For directions click here.

All except the Lakeland Sinfonia concerts are preceded by a free pre-concert talk at 6.30pm in the Hall. For more information click here.

Parking for the concerts is available at Kendal Leisure Centre free of charge. There are several parking places for blue badge holders near to the entrance. Over-flow parking is available at Kirkbie Kendal School and Murley Moss. All parking is at your own risk.

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(S) denotes Subscription concert.

Saturday 29th September 2018 at 7.30pm

Royal Northern Sinfonia

The first concert of the 2018-19 season will be given by the RNS on the 29th September 2018. Tickets will go on sale in the summer.

Saturday 28th April 2018 at 7.30pm

BBC Philharmonic

Conductor: Duncan Ward
Cello: Leonard Elschenbroich

Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Saturday 11th November 2017 at 7.30pm (S)

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Director/Violin: Kyra Humphreys

JS Bach Brandenburg Concertos 2-6
Gorecki Three Pieces in Olden Style
Gorecki Concerto for Harpsichord and String Orchestra

Saturday 6th January 2018 at 7.30pm (S)

Manchester Camerata – Viennese Night

Conductor: Christian Kluxen
Soprano: Sarah Redgwick

Viennese Gala featuring works by the Strauss family, Lehár, Brahms, Gade, Fucík, Korngold, Lumbye and Sibelius.

Saturday 9th December 2017 at 7.30pm (S)

Lakeland Sinfonia

Conductor: Wyn Davies
Horn: Ben Goldscheider

Respighi Gli Uccelli (The Birds)
Mozart Horn Concerto no. 3in Eb, K.447
Rossini Overture The Thieving Magpie
Tchaikovsky Suite no. 1 from The Nutcracker

Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 7.30pm (S)

Lakeland Sinfonia

Conductor: Michael Joel
Piano: Pascal Rogé

Lilburn Diversions
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
Faure Pavane
Beethoven Symphony no. 1 in C, Op. 21

Saturday 3rd March 2018 at 7.30pm


Conductor: Jonathon Heyward
Horn: Laurence Rogers

Grieg Peer Gynt selection from Suites 1 & 2
R. Strauss Horn Concerto no. 1 in Eb
Sibelius Symphony no. 2, Op. 43

Saturday 17th March 2018 at 7.30pm (S)

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Conductor/Piano: Lars Vogt

Beethoven Prometheus Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 4 in G, Op. 58
Beethoven Symphony no. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60

Saturday 7th October 2017 at 7.30pm (S)

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Director/Violin: Bradley Creswick

JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F, BWV 1046
Bruch Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26
Mendelssohn Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op. 11