The Bedford Corn Exchange promotes a programme of live events featuring performers from the worlds of comedy, theatre and music. We are also proud to boast one of only two UK residencies of the Philharmonia Orchestra outside London.
The Central Box Office can provide a full ticketing service for events at the Bedford Corn Exchange in addition to those within Bedford and the surrounding areas.
Please note that if you are purchasing tickets for groups of 8 or more many shows offer group discounts. Please phone the Central Box Office on 01234 718112 in order to receive your group discount.
Refunds – In common with general theatre practice we regret that tickets cannot be refunded.
From the 30th March 2013 all tickets purchased online and are not requested to be posted will be available to collect from Number 13 in advance or alternatively will be available to collect the door on the evening of the performance.
Date: Wednesday 22nd October Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Main Auditorium
Krzysztof Urbanski conductor
Jan Lisiecki piano
SMETANA ‘Vltava’, Ma Vlast
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1
DVORÁK Symphony No. 9,
From the New World
We open our twentieth anniversary season with two of the
best-loved works of all time – Chopin’s serene First Piano
Concerto and Dvorák’s New World Symphony. Dvorák found
inspiration in the America that had become his adopted
home, crafting his music around the traditional melodies of
Native American music and African-American spirituals.
Today, the symphony’s slow movement is still one of the
most instantly memorable moments in classical music,
featuring the quiet, song-like beauty of the cor anglais