Classical Notes

Dick O’Riordan: Hallé tops a NCH series full of class and common sense

The National Concert Hall has put together a top-quality and well-balanced programme for the 2022 International Concert Series featuring stars from England, France and Albania among others

The Hallé Orchestra from Manchester will feature at the NCH 2022 International Concert Series

The National Concert Hall has overcome many obstacles to present its 2022 International Concert Series. For visiting British orchestras and musicians it is an exceptionally difficult time, with the sort of messy procedures and expenses that Brexit has imposed on them.

However, chief executive Robert Read and his NCH team have put together a splendidly balanced and quality programme, headlined by the return to Earlsfort Terrace of the Hallé Orchestra from nearby Manchester.

The Hallé ...