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Orchestral Concert in Huddersfield Town Hall (Kirklees Concert Season 2023/24)

About the event

The Kirklees Concert Season is a unique partnership between Kirklees Council and Opera North in which the Orchestra of Opera North brings world class music to Kirklees with its sumptuous orchestral concerts and uplifting chamber concerts. Together with our series of relaxed and friendly organ concerts, we deliver a world-class programme of concerts to Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls.

In this entry we list the orchestral concerts at Huddersfield Town Hall.

All concerts feature the Orchestra of Opera North, often with celebrated guest performers. Most concerts have a pre-concert talk.

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details and online booking.


Huddersfield Tourist Information

High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TG

01484 223200
Town Halls Box Office

01484 225755
Dewsbury Box Office and Town Hall Reception

Wakefield Old Road, Dewsbury, WF12 8DG

01924 324501

Dates and venues

  • Thursday 21 September 2023 - 7:30pm, From the New World. Pre-concert talk at 6.40pm. Gershwin Girl Crazy Overture; Puello New Commission; Abreu Tico Tico no fubá; Gulda Cello Concerto; Dvorák Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’
  • Thursday 12 October 2023 - 7:30pm, Beethoven's Seventh. Pre-concert talk at 6.40pm. Beethoven Coriolanus Overture Op. 62; MacMillan A Scotch Bestiary; Beethoven Symphony No. 7. Acclaimed Portuguese conductor Joana Carneiro makes her Kirklees debut.
  • Thursday 30 November 2023 - 7:30pm, The Planets. Pre-concert talk at 6.40pm. Komachi New Commission; Bernstein Chichester Psalms; Holst The Planets.
  • Tuesday 12 December 2023 - 6:00pm, Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes - Fun for all the family, this is the perfect opportunity to introduce young children to live orchestral music. Recommended for ages 5+
  • Friday 29 December 2023 - 3:30pm, Viennese Whirl - A traditional selection of Strauss Family polkas, marches and waltzes is sprinkled with Romantic delights from Dvorák and Brahms, a Gershwin gem, and much more.
  • Thursday 25 January 2024 - 7:30pm, Symphonie Fantastique. Pre concert talk at 6.40pm. Ravel Rapsodie espagnole; Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2; Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique. With renowned British conductor Julia Jones.
  • Sunday 25 February 2024 - 4:00pm, Scheherazade. Pre concert talk at 3.20pm. Chin subito con forza; Ravel Piano Concerto in G major; Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade. A concert packed with energy from the first to the final note.
  • Thursday 11 April 2024 - 7:30pm, Mahler and Strauss. Pre concert talk at 6.40pm. Walters New Commission; R Strauss Four Last Songs; Mahler Symphony No. 1. With Nigerian-American soprano Francesca Chiejina.

Further information



Music Kirklees has a culture rich in all forms of music: At a glance under Events: Concerts, shows, workshops etc relating to music of all kinds.