Come and Play with the Hallé 2020

You are invited to Come and Play with the Hallé on Wednesday 1st July 2020 at The Bridgewater Hall Manchester!

This event is open to all state schools in Cheshire East. Primary schools often bring pupils engaged in the whole class instrumental tuition programme and secondary schools sometimes bring their school band or orchestra. Whoever you want to bring, Come and Play with the Hallé is an inclusive event for instrumentalists and singers. Pupils will enjoy a 65-minute programme of music including two songs and two instrumental pieces where they will perform alongside the orchestra.

Tickets for pupils and staff are priced at £6.50 each. The concert begins at 1:30pm and concludes at 2:45pm. Schools should plan to arrive no earlier than 12:30pm.

Find out more about Come and Play with the Hallé at or watch the video below!


You will need the numbers of pupils and staff you wish to book for as well as the instruments which will be played to hand when you submit your booking request.
This is a highly popular event and prompt booking is essential!

This year's theme is America. The programme for the concert is below. Where recordings are available online, we have provided a link to these so that you and your pupils can enjoy these pieces ahead of the concert!

Bold = instrumental participation
Italics = vocal participation
* = BBC Ten Pieces