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Julian Rachlin conductor/violin
Royal Northern Sinfonia
For parents wondering how to get their children started in classical music, our Classics 4 Kids concerts are a great place to start.
New for our 2016/17 season, these 45-minute long concerts feature fantastic repertoire adapted from Royal Northern Sinfonia’s main series of concerts, and introduce children to it in a fun and accessible way.
A wonderful opportunity for youngsters to hear shorter, bite-sized sections of classical music in the right environment for them – and we’re sure the grown-ups will love it too.
“Children should be involved really early on in classical music because it is a wonderful thing for them to explore and to experience, as well as a wonderful way of expressing yourself.” RNS Music Director Lars Vogt
Next in the series: Classics 4 Kids with Thomas Zehetmair
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.
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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.
Bring in 2017 with Sage Gateshead and celebrate both new and emerging artists alongside established big names. Keep your eye out for our very first New Year New Artists festival as well as stand out performances from Sophie Ellis-Bextor, LeAnn Rimes, Martha Wainwright, King Creosote and many...
Concerts designed with our younger audience members in mind. Great family outings in Sage One.
Enjoy fun, creative and engaging family concerts and workshops with us. FREE entry to the building FREE children’s Playspace Quiet spots for breastfeeding Baby changing facilities Coats Desk and lots of space to park your buggies Family-friendly CafÃ© and Brasserie A range...
We’re excited to announce details for the 2016/17 Classical Season! Highlights include… Lars Vogt performing all 5 Beethoven Piano Concertos with RNS; 5 visiting orchestras including St Petersburg Philharmonic, and a brand new series of children’s concerts CLASSICS 4...