Classical Season 2016/17 | RNS Presents

The Hallé‎

Sage One

Pre-concert talk at 6.30pm. Buses from Alnwick and Hexham.

Mark Elder conductor
Claudia Huckle contralto
The Hallé‎

WAGNER Die Meistersinger Suite
ELGAR Sea Pictures
STRAUSS R Waltz Sequence No.2 from Der Rosenkavalier
DVOŘÁK Symphony No.8

Wagner’s opera about a singing contest, and Strauss’ bittersweet waltzes set the stage for the Bohemian folk melodies and rhythms of Dvořák’s lyrical symphony, as well as Elgar’s powerful song cycle inspired by the sea.


Bar 5 for Under 30s

If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket on selected performances for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of Heineken. Find out more.

17 and Under* or Unemployed?

Tickets are available for £5 in advance for RNS At Home and on the day for RNS Presents and RNS Nights Out subject to availability. (*With accompanying adult).

Dine With Us

Complete your Sage Gateshead experience by booking a pre-show dinner. Our Brasserie and Cafe are always open on concert evenings (and afternoons!), and we have some delicious dinner options on offer to accompany your concert package.

You can add a dining voucher to your ticket order, or click here to book if you already have your tickets.

Take the Bus!

Catch the bus to selected concerts at Sage Gateshead, at just £8 return. Buses run from:

HEXHAM via Chollerford, Wall, Acomb, Eastwood and Corbridge
ALNWICK via Amble, Warkworth, Felton, Morpeth, Wideopen and Gosforth
CARLISLE via Brampton
TEESSIDE via Guisborough, Great Ayton, Stokesley, Coulby Newham

You can book your bus online by adding it to your ticket order, or alternatively call 0191 443 4661 if you have already purchased tickets.

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