Friday 18 May 2018, 7.30pm Hallé Conductor Sir Mark Elder | Soloist Hong Xu, piano Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks | Mozart Piano Concerto No.18, K.456 Mendelssohn Symphony No.3, ‘Scottish’ It’s a pleasure to see the Hallé return to Carlisle under the baton of their eminent and distinguished Music Director, Sir Mark Elder, under whose leadership the Hallé have truly become one of the world’s greatest orchestras. The programme will include Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks, written soon after the end of the Second World War, the delightful Mozart Piano Concerto No.18 and Mendelssohn’s hugely popular Symphony No.3, known as the 'Scottish', which he wrote after his famous trip to Scotland in the middle of the 19th century. £32.50, £31.50, £30.50, under 16s & students £10, over 60s £2 discount, unemployed half price Plus a booking fee (55p per ticket in person/by telephone or 7% per transaction online) Saturday 19 May 2018, 7.30pm A Country Night in Nashville A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, featuring songs from its biggest stars both past and present. Hits from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town, are showcased by the amazing vocals of Dominic Halpin, Shelly Quarmby and their fabulous backing band, the Hurricanes. £25 Plus a booking fee (£1.40 per ticket in person/by telephone or 7% per transaction online) Saturday 2 June 2018 Departing 9am – returning 6pm (approx.) Matilda The Musical Theatre Coach Trip to Sunderland Empire Theatre Includes luxury coach travel and free time in Sunderland. Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to delight audiences in London, Australia and on tour around the USA. £75.50 No booking fee 14