Classical Season 2016/17 | RNS Presents

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Available as part of a Classical Season package.

Sage One

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

Vasily Petrenko conductor
Alexandre Tharaud piano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

RAVEL La valse
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No.2
RACHMANINOV Symphonic Dances

Anyone who watched the film classic Brief Encounter will remember the opening theme of Rachmaninov’s epic concerto forever. Vasily Petrenko will showcase a very different side to the soulful Russian in the second half, with his dazzling showpiece dances.


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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