2022/23 Bedford Season

We’re bringing a range of repertoire and some of the biggest names in classical music to Bedford – our longest standing residency – across five concerts this season

Bedford Corn Exchange
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason in performance.
Concert

Bedford: Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Haydn

Elena Schwarz – conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason – cello

  • Grażyna Bacewicz Overture for Symphony Orchestra
  • Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Bedford Corn Exchange

Priority booking opens at 10am on Monday 9 May. General booking opens at 10am on Thursday 12 May. Become a Friend to book your tickets now.

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor in performance.
Concert

Benjamin Grosvenor plays Chopin

Joana Carneiro – conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor – piano

  • Anna Clyne This Midnight Hour
  • Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite
Bedford Corn Exchange

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Conductor Marta Gardolinska in suit with baton.
Concert

Bedford: Clarinet Spotlight

Marta Gardolińska – conductor
Michael Collins – clarinet

  • Weber Overture, Der Freischütz
  • Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 1
  • Brahms Symphony No. 1
Bedford Corn Exchange

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Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia
Concert

Bedford: Santtu conducts Shostakovich

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Randall Goosby – violin

  • Sibelius Karelia Suite
  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 9
Bedford Corn Exchange

Priority booking opens at 10am on Monday 9 May. General booking opens at 10am on Thursday 12 May. Become a Friend to book your tickets now.

Philharmonia players in performance at Royal Festival Hall.
Concert

Bedford: The Tales of Scheherazade

Stanislav Kochanovsky – conductor
Alexei Volodin – piano

  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Bedford Corn Exchange

Priority booking opens at 10am on Monday 9 May. General booking opens at 10am on Thursday 12 May. Become a Friend to book your tickets now.