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Classical Season 2017/18 | RNS at Home Presents

Rachlin's Mozart

Plus post-concert spotlight performance

Booking Information

Buses from Alnwick, Hexham and Carlisle

Venue: Sage One

Tickets: £13, £20, £30 & £38


Julian Rachlin conductor/violin/viola
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Mozart Violin Concerto in A ‘Turkish’
Bruch Romance in F
Mozart Symphony No.36 ‘Linz’

Having been based in the city for more than 20 years, Julian Rachlin lives and breathes Viennese music. This evening’s programme showcases him as violin soloist in Mozart’s best-loved violin concerto, as viola soloist in Bruch’s gorgeous Romance, and as conductor in Beethoven’s stormy overture and Mozart’s ‘Linz’ symphony, written for an impromptu concert in the Austrian city in just four days.

Radio 3 In Concert

This concert is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

Adam Tomlinson will present and host the interval conversation. He studied at Leeds College of Music and York St John University and started his theatre career as a musical director at the Library Theatre in Manchester. He works as a presenter for BBC Radio York.

Part of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2018

Packages – Booking opens Thursday 1 June, 10am.

Plan your season in advance and take advantage of some great discounts. Choose your favourite concerts from our RNS At Home and RNS Presents series, and save up to 25% on the cost of your tickets. Then sit back, relax, and start looking forward to another great Classical Season at Sage Gateshead.

  • 5 – 9 concerts save 10%
  • 10 – 14 concerts save 15%
  • 15 – 21 concerts save 20%
  • 22 concerts save 25%

Include our Opening Night in your package and join us for a FREE glass of fizz in the interval to celebrate the new season.

How to Save

Gateshead Residents
FREE tickets available for any concert in our RNS At Home series if you live in Gateshead and have never been to a classical concert before. Gateshead classical first-timers – come and hear your orchestra! Two tickets per customer.

Bar 5 for Under 30s
If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of beer for RNS At Home (in advance), RNS Presents (on the day) or RNS nights out (on the day). Find out more.

17 and under and Unemployed
Tickets available for £5 in advance for RNS At Home and on the day for RNS Presents and RNS Nights Out. Find out more.

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