To rapturous applause, Sir Mark Elder leads the Hallé out of its long hiatus

We were in Bridgewater Hall for the orchestra's triumphant return

Dear members — we don’t normally send a newsletter on Friday but we have some exciting news to share. And also, we witnessed a stirring Manchester moment last night as the Hallé performed for the first time after a 15-month wait, so we wanted to write about that too.

Plus, we are going to have a short break from publishing later this month when both Dan…

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