Join us to celebrate our 10th Anniversary, in our most spectacular series yet.
G Live and IMG Artists are delighted to announce the return of classical music to our programme, with our celebratory 10th Anniversary Guildford International Concert Season 2021/22.
After far too long a hiatus, our wonderful concert hall will once again resonate with some of the greatest pieces of music ever composed, performed by some of the world's finest orchestras, musicians and conductors. Why not flick through our brand new season e-brochure .
On Sale Dates
Multi-Concert Subscription General Sale Opens: Monday 12 July 2021 from 10am
Individual Concert Booking Opens: Monday 19 July 2021 from 10am
About the Season
Featuring six exceptional concerts, we launch this October with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of renowned American conductor, Dennis Russell Davies.
Please join us, to celebrate the return of classical music in Guildford, as part of our 10th Anniversary celebrations.
Multi Concert Subscriptions
You can now book your multi-concert subscription in our very best seats, quickly and easily online.
You can save over £70 on a full season subscription bundle, with over 20% off for 5 and 6 concert packages.
Make every concert extra special with a pre-concert meal in our restaurant, and benefit from a table for the entire evening, including for drinks or dessert during the interval.
Reservations are available from 5.30pm.
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
Wednesday 13 October 2021, 7.30pm
Our season begins with one of the Czech Republic’s leading orchestras. Founded by renowned Composer, Leoš Janáček, the Brno Philharmonic will begin the season with his Taras Bulba before the exceptional Laura van der Heijden performs Martinů’s Cello Concerto. The evening will close with acclaimed American conductor Dennis Russell Davies leading Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 From the New World.
Monday 22 November 2021, 7.30pm
In this exquisite concert, the world-renowned Brodsky Quartet bring Beethoven and Shostakovich’s classic works to life with their incredible energy and craftsmanship. The concert will open with the well-known British composer and broadcaster, Stephen Johnson’s First String Quartet and a wonderfully fascinating talk about the two great works and his own process of writing his quartet.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Saturday 19 February 2022, 7.30pm
Violinist Jennifer Pike joins G Live resident orchestra, the RPO to perform Bruch’s Violin Concerto No.1, a piece that never fails to enthral its audience. Under the baton of conductor Jamie Phillips, they will perform a captivating programme of great orchestral works including Mozart’s Symphony No. 31 'Paris' and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra
Monday 21 March 2022, 7.30pm
The world-famous Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra from Moscow perform an exceptional programme featuring the season debut of the exceptional young pianist, Pyotr Akulov. Lead by conductor Jan Latham-Koenig, the progamme will include works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition in the arrangement of Henry Wood.
Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk
Wednesday 25 May 2022, 7.30pm
One of the great Russian regional orchestras, the Novosibirsk Philharmonic return to Guildford with a wonderful programme including Sibelius’ epic Symphony No. 5 – arguably the most popular of all his symphonies. Opening the concert with Borodin’s Prince Igor Overture, this much-anticipated concert also welcomes brilliant Russian pianist Paval Kolesnikov for Grieg’s ever-popular Piano Concerto.
Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Tuesday 7 June 2022, 7.30pm
For the rousing climax to this Anniversary season, we welcome our first visit from Hungarian orchestra, Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra. They will be led on their debut visit by Andras Keller for a programme featuring works by Bartok, Mozart and Beethoven. We are delighted to welcome the internationally acclaimed Angela Hewitt for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 before the season closes with perhaps the most famous symphony ever composed, Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.