Classical Season 2017/18 | RNS At Home

Opening Night

Plus pre-concert talk at 6.30pm

Sage One

Fine dining available. Buses from Alnwick, Hexham and Carlisle.

Lars Vogt conductor/piano
Tine Thing Helseth trumpet
Michael O’Donnell cor anglais
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Copland An Outdoor Overture
Barber Adagio for Strings
Copland Quiet City
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat
Dvořák Symphony No.9 ‘From the New World’

New Season – New World. Favourites from two giants of American music alongside one of the most popular symphonic works of all time, which was of course inspired by the New World. Throw in some Haydn and a firecracker Norwegian trumpeter, and you have a truly fantastic Opening Night.


Fine Dining

Complete your evening with superb fine dining on our Concourse.

  • Poached pear and blue cheese salad with a walnut dressing
  • Lamb rump, sweet potato crust, fondant potato, roast root vegetables with Madeira jus
  • Profiteroles and hot chocolate sauce
  • Coffee and petit fours

Four-course dining: £45 per person including wine


Packages – Booking opens Thursday 1 June, 10am.

Plan your season in advance and take advantage of some great discounts. Choose your favourite concerts from our RNS At Home and RNS Presents series, and save up to 25% on the cost of your tickets. Then sit back, relax, and start looking forward to another great Classical Season at Sage Gateshead.

  • 5 – 9 concerts save 10%
  • 10 – 14 concerts save 15%
  • 15 – 21 concerts save 20%
  • 22 concerts save 25%

Include our Opening Night in your package and join us for a FREE glass of fizz in the interval to celebrate the new season.


How to Save

Gateshead Residents
FREE tickets available for any concert in our RNS At Home series if you live in Gateshead and have never been to a classical concert before. Gateshead classical first-timers – come and hear your orchestra! Two tickets per customer.

Bar 5 for Under 30s
If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of beer for RNS At Home (in advance), RNS Presents (on the day) or RNS nights out (on the day). Find out more.

17 and under and Unemployed
Tickets available for £5 in advance for RNS At Home and on the day for RNS Presents and RNS Nights Out. Find out more.


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