A.L. Kennedy is one of the brightest talents on the current literary scene, a writer of dazzling prose, a stylist of real distinction who has won a host of literary awards, including the prestigious Costa Book of the Year Award
Perhaps the brilliantly witty First Piano Concerto that Shostakovich wrote at the other end of his career will shed some light; but with BBC SSO guest Garrick Ohlsson joining Donald Runnicles as soloist, entertainment, at any rate, is guaranteed
The Music Hall is Scotland’s concert hall in the North-east, located at the heart of the city centre on Union Street. It’s a much loved, iconic venue that’s been a big part of cultural, civic and community life in the city for more than 150 years.
At the Music Hall we stage and present music across the spectrum – classical, rock and pop, Scottish traditional, folk, jazz, roots and blues. We welcome internationally renowned and home grown artists from Paloma Faith and Emile Sande to Steven Osborne and the London Philharmonia. Our stand up strand attracts stellar, sell out comedians like Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr, Billy Connolly and Sarah Millican. Join us for an audience with the likes of Paul Hollywood and Michael Palin.
Come along to our legendary Northern Arc sessions and our lunchtime Culture Café. Whatever floats your boat, we've got it covered. What are you waiting for?
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The Magic of The Beatles, Bill Bailey, UK's Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Rick Wakeman, David Sedaris, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Karen Matheson Band with Erlend Viken Trio in the Northern Arc Sessions
Address: Music Hall, Union Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1QS
The Music Hall is open from 9.30am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday. On the evening of performances the Music Hall will open about one hour before the performance start time.
For the comfort and convenience of all performers and audience, latecomers cannot be admitted to shows until there is a suitable break in the performance or the interval.
The Music Hall strives to ensure that all customers are able to enjoy performances in comfort and safety, we are committed to continually reviewing accessibility options.
Please ask the Box Office at the time of booking for any accessability queries. For further information, please contact 01224 641122 or click here to read our indepth access guide for our venues
Located in the heart of Aberdeen, the Music Hall is ideally located for a coffee and cake or a light lunch. The Music Hall cafe offers a chance to take yourself off the bustle of Union Street and into the dramatic surroundings of the Mary Garden Room.
Bar facilities are also available for performances and the venue with the Square Room and the Doric Bar open for refreshments before and after shows.