The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Hull City Hall in Classics Series

As part of its continued commitment to bring world-class performers to the city, Hull City Hall has announced the line up for its upcoming season of classical concerts and lunchtime organ showcases.

Welcoming back series partners the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Hull Philharmonic Orchestra alongside first time visitors the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, this season promises a series of extraordinary concerts featuring leading orchestras, virtuosic soloists, and esteemed conductors from around the globe.

Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Date: Thursday, 10 October 2024, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie Overture, Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, and Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances.

Film Gala with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Date: Friday, 1 November 2024, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Iconic film scores from Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, and more.

Hull Philharmonic Orchestra – Heroes and Villains

  • Date: Sunday, 24 November 2024, 4pm
  • Programme: Works by Copland, Mozart, Williams, Rossini, and more.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

  • Date: Thursday, 20 February 2025, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Tarkianien’s Joye, Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5

Hull Philharmonic Orchestra – Invitation to Dance

  • Date: Saturday, 22 February 2025, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Selections from Prokofiev, de Falla, Khachaturian, Bliss, and Stravinsky.

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra – Sibelius, Grieg, and Bruch

  • Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2025, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, Sibelius’ Symphony No. 3, and Karelia Suite.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8

  • Date: Tuesday, 8 April 2025, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Schumann’s Manfred Overture, Korngold’s Violin Concerto, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8

Hull Philharmonic Orchestra – The Malcolm Ruddiforth Concert

  • Date: Saturday, 10 May 2025, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Elgar’s Sursum Corda, Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Brahms’ Symphony No. 3

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Elgar’s Enigma Variations

  • Date: Thursday, 12 June 2025, 7:30 pm
  • Programme: Britten’s Peter Grimes:

The Classics’ Series is on sale to subscribers from Friday 14 June at 10am and on general sale from Friday 21 June at 10am.

Meanwhile, the Lunchtime Organ Showcases will return on Wednesday 25 September with Beverley Minster Director of Music Robert Poyser. They are then monthly thereafter throughout the autumn-winter season and go on general sale from Friday 21 June at 10am.

Tickets for both are available from the Hull City Hall Box Office, calling 01482 300 306 or visiting