City Halls

City Halls, Glasgow's oldest purpose built performance space, has been entertaining visitors since 1841 and is renowned throughout the world for having some of the finest acoustics!

City Halls

About City Halls

City Halls Candleriggs, Glasgow City Centre G1 1NQ
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No matter which concert you choose, from orchestral to the more intimate recital, the sound in the Grand Hall will be breathtaking. The traditional shoebox style auditorium is renowned throughout the world for having some of the finest acoustics.

The elegant and spectacular Hall provides the focus for Glasgow's Centre for Music. Dating from as far back as 1841, it is the city's oldest, but most well loved, purpose built performance and meeting space.

This exciting music complex also houses top class rehearsal, recording, broadcasting and webcasting facilities. As a hub of creativity, a jam-packed programme of public workshops and classes has already benefited everyone from babies, toddlers and school groups to amateur and professional musicians.

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Upcoming Events at City Halls

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night: Sibelius 7

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night: Sibelius 7

23rd September 2021

For their first public Glasgow concert in 18 months the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra plays, well, what else but Sibelius?
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Mendelssohn and Mozart with François Leleux

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Mendelssohn and Mozart with François Leleux

30th September 2021

There's a chill in the air and the nights are drawing in, but here's a concert from the BBC SSO's superstar oboist François Leleux that simply bursts with sunshine!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: The Emperor

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: The Emperor

1st October 2021

Join Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev to celebrate the long-awaited return to live performance, with Beethoven at his grandest, and Mendelssohn at his most evocative
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Baroque Brio

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Baroque Brio

8th October 2021

Join Scottish Chamber Orchestra for Baroque Brio at City Halls featuring the Russian-born violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Aurora

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Aurora

15th October 2021

From a fishy tale to a cosmic lightshow: expect fairytale enchantment and awe-inspiring wonder in this eclectic concert from Scottish Chamber Orchestra at City Halls!
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Dr John Cooper Clarke

Dr John Cooper Clarke

17th October 2021

Dr John Cooper Clarke will bring his 2021 tour to Glasgow's City Halls on 17th October... it's a chance to witness a living legend at the top of his game!
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Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman

22nd October 2021

Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman will bring her All Around The World Tour to Glasgow's City Halls on Friday 22nd October!
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Spotlight on Jörg Widmann

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Spotlight on Jörg Widmann

28th October 2021

Jörg Widmann is a composer, conductor and clarinettist extraordinaire! Join him and the BBC SSO for a special 'spotlight' concert at Glasgow City Halls on 28th October!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Hidden Gems

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Hidden Gems

29th October 2021

From refinement and elegance to fiery drama: discover some gems of the Classical era in the company of one of today's most compelling exponents of historical performance!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Shostakovich 14

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Shostakovich 14

5th November 2021

In intimate settings of poetry by Lorca, Apollinaire and Rilke, Shostakovich’s penultimate symphony stares unflinchingly at humankind’s most devastating subject: death.
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony

11th November 2021

BBC SSO Conductor Yutaka Sado leads a programme of Beethoven, Debussy and Yaushi Akutagawa at Glasgow City Halls on November 11th!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Death in a Nutshell

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Death in a Nutshell

12th November 2021

Mystical contemplations and romantic longings come together in this passionate programme conducted by Scotland’s most celebrated living composer, Sir James MacMillan!
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Greig’s Piano Concerto

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Greig’s Piano Concerto

18th November 2021

A famous opening, an outpouring of tunes, and a heart-stopping slow movement: Grieg's youthful Piano Concerto is a crowd-pleaser par excellence!
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

25th November 2021

Violinist Veronika Eberle returns to her musical calling-card under the baton of David Afkham as she performs Beethoven's Violin Concerto at Glasgow City Halls!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Viennese Hothouse

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Viennese Hothouse

26th November 2021

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Conductor Emeritus Joseph Swensen makes a welcome return for a richly coloured concert of intense works from Vienna!
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Double: The Pathétique Symphony

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Double: The Pathétique Symphony

2nd December 2021

Over two concerts on consecutive weeks, experience the thrill and grandeur of two of Tchaikovsky's most famous works with the BBC SSO!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Brandenburg 5

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Brandenburg 5

3rd December 2021

Maxim Emelyanychev showcases the exceptional talents of the SCO's string and wind players – both separately and together – in this striking concert bringing together ancient and modern.
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Double: Piano Concert No 1

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Double: Piano Concert No 1

9th December 2021

Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto grabs you with a burst of golden brass, steamrollers you with a thundering piano, has you swooning at a big, beautiful melody - and that's only the first 20 seconds!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Myths & Legends

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Myths & Legends

10th December 2021

Portuguese conductor Joana Carneiro and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra unveil a magical world of musical fairy tales, myths and legends in two iconic works of wonder and delight!
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Benedetti Plays Mozart

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Benedetti Plays Mozart

17th December 2021

Join violinist Nicola Benedetti and the SCO for a special concert featuring one of the most enduringly popular works in the violin repertoire!
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Aldous Harding

Aldous Harding

3rd April 2022

Aldous Harding is known for her charismatic combination of talent, tenacity, and shrewd wit, catch her live at Glasgow's City Halls on 3rd April!
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