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See rising stars of the future as part of New Year New Artists, a festival showcasing the UK’s most exciting contemporary musicians from indie, folk, jazz and classical.
Lars Vogt conductor
Sindy Mohamed viola
Aaron Pilsan piano
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No.1
Sally Beamish Under the Wing of the Rock
Young Composers Competition Winner New Work
Haydn Symphony No.47 ‘Palindrome’
Our New Year New Artists festival returns for another year with two star soloists of tomorrow, plus the winner of our Young Composers’ Competition. Our pre-concert talk this evening will be a performance, giving you a chance to hear the three competition finalists, and to vote along with the jury. Interested in the future of classical music? Come along and find out more.
New Year New Artists Festival 2018
New Year New Artists celebrates rising stars from indie, folk, jazz and classical.
On Saturday afternoon, the three young classical artists have been selected by the leading concert halls in Europe from the European Concert Hall Organisation network (ECHO), as the leading chamber musicians of the next generation. Find out more and book now.
The Festival is produced by Sage Gateshead in association with NARC. magazine.
Presented with support from European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) and PRS for Music Foundation.
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.
Friday 26 January – Sunday 28 January See the stars of the future in a three day festival. New Year New Artists brings together rising stars from indie, folk, jazz and classical. Open your ears to new music and support these young artists of tomorrow, and say you saw them here...
Always at the heart of our season – join Royal Northern Sinfonia ‘at home’ for their main series of classical 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.