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Sir Mark Elder conductor
Charles Owen piano
J S Bach Keyboard Concerto No.1 in D minor
J S Bach (arr. Elgar) Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
Shostakovich Symphony No.8
Sir Mark Elder shares his birthday with Sir Edward Elgar, and, like Elgar and Shostakovich, has a passion for Bach. Hear Elgar’s masterful orchestration of Bach’s Fantasia and Fugue alongside one of Shostakovich’s finest works, and Bach’s first ‘piano’ concerto, one of the first concertos for keyboard ever written.
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.
Visiting symphony orchestras from near and far, plus Opera North.
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.