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Classical Season 2018/19
This season we are celebrating Royal Northern Sinfonia’s 60th birthday! Here’s what we have in store at Sage Gateshead and beyond.
Classical Subscriptions On Sale 17 May 2018
Single Tickets On Sale 9 June 2018
RNS Rocks: Maxïmo Park + Field Music + Du Blonde
Join three of the North East's most exciting musical exports as they perform their own music,...
Big RNS Kids' Birthday Party
Put on your best party gear and celebrate with us Classics 4 Kids style
Big RNS Birthday Gala
Celebate Royal Northern Sinfonia's 60th birthday with this grand opening concert
Stradavarius In Rio
You can feel the sunshine in the music of Brazil – and superstar violinist Viktoria Mullova and...
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Nielsen got the idea for his Second Symphony in a country pub, and it's as fresh, funny and...
When Mozart paired the violin and viola in his Sinfonia Concertante, the result was some of the...
John Lill's Moonlight Sonata
John Lill is the kind of pianist you thought they didn’t make any more - a performer for whom...
A pocket-sized group of RNS players share the chamber music they love
Samling Academy Concert
Samling Academy is developing a new generation of classical singers in the North East of England...
Doric String Quartet
The Doric Quartet return to lead us on a journey from the seventeenth century to the twentieth:...
Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Purcell and raw beauty from Benjamin Britten
Elisabeth Leonskaja's Schubert
A fascinating programme with one of the most celebrated pianists of our time
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and music by Tchaikovsky and Korngold
Home Alone in Concert with Royal Northern Sinfonia
Merry Christmas ya filthy animals!
Trio Isimsiz with Timothy Ridout viola
Separately and together - these prizewinning young performers include works for the viola, unjustly...
Samling Masterclass & Concert
Internationally renowned bass Sir John Tomlinson is joined by award-winning pianist Joseph...
Join Royal Northern Sinfonia for the return of this Christmas classic
A West End Christmas
Featuring music from The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia! and more
A Tyneside tradition! Join Royal Northern Sinfonia for this annual showing of the festive classic
New Year's Day In Vienna
Raise a glass to 2019 with the music of Strauss and friends!
Add a viola to a string quartet and the musical possibilities expand in all directions
A new piano trio formed by popular musicians returning the Sage Gateshead - Tom Poster and brothers...
RNS Minimal @ Wylam 2
Steve Reich and Philip Glass with violinist Kyra Humphreys
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
The finest Russian orchestra in the world
From Vaughan Williams’ beloved Lark Ascending to Rossini’s kleptomaniac magpie
Lars Vogt's Appassionata
If any pianist knows how to probe the mysteries of the creative spirit, it’s Lars Vogt
A Night at the Italian Opera
An evening of glorious tunes, unchained passion and voices that'll take your breath away
Vision String Quartet
This young Berlin-based ensemble is making a name for itself for the quality and intensity if its...
Samling Masterclass & Concert
Remarkable masters of their craft and two of Samling’s finest - soprano Yvonne Kenny and pianist...
Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony ends with one of the simplest (but greatest) tunes of all time
There’s a good reason why Vivaldi’s great choral celebration is so popular
Mullova and Beatson: Beethoven Sonatas
A recital by Alasdair Beatson and Viktoria Mullova
Calidore String Quartet
Formed in Los Angeles, based in New York, and winners of the world's most lucrative chamber music...
Bruckner's Symphony No.6 and Mozart's Violin Concerto No.3 with Thomas Zehetmair
English Concert: Handel's Semele
The English Concert make their annual trip to Carnegie Hall via Gateshead this year
We think you’ll be astonished by this powerful choral work
Angela Hewitt's Bach Suites
Hewitt remains today’s finest exponent of Bach’s keyboard music
NICMS: Martinu String Quartet
Formed in 1976, the Martin? Quartet is steeped in the Czech tradition and will bring both authority...
Three composers with a gift for capturing that unmistakable northern light
Bring your youngsters to hear music by Sibelius, Grieg and others from the Baltic region
Opera North: Aida
Opera North follows its acclaimed productions of Turandot and Salome with Verdi's Aida
Los Angeles Master Chorale
An inventive dramatisation of Orlando di Lasso's The Tears of St Peter
In this very special performance, a venerated octagenarian conductor celebrates the exuberant...