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Julian Rachlin conductor/violin
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Mendelssohn Symphony No.4 ‘Italian’
Following the huge success of his sold-out Beethoven Violin Concerto last season, Julian Rachlin is back!
This time he treats us to Vivaldi’s ever-popular Four Seasons, complete with barking dog and chattering teeth, followed by Mendelssohn’s romantic response to the colour and atmosphere of Italy, described by the composer as ‘the happiest piece I have ever written’.
Complete your evening with superb fine dining on our Concourse.
- Warm goat’s cheese, sourdough crisp, pea salad, sun-blushed tomatoes with mint dressing
- Slow-cooked featherblade of beef, mustard mash, root vegetable bundles, thyme and port jus
- Fresh fruit tart and praline cream with raspberry coulis
- Coffee and petit fours
Four-course dining: £45 per person including wine
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
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.
Always at the heart of our season – join Royal Northern Sinfonia ‘at home’ for their main series of concerts in Sage One.
From dedicated classical lovers to those looking for a new musical experience, there is something for everyone to get excited about in our brand new season.