Maestro González conducted three dates with the Hallé in Manchester to open their 2017/18 season. González has established a strong rapport with the Hallé, performing three engagements with the orchestra in less than two seasons. The all-Russian programme featured Rimsky-Korsakov’s May Night: Overture, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 with soloist Barry Douglas, and Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony.