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exhibition Logical Song
Castlefield Gallery | 4 February – 3 March 2024

Castlefield Gallery presents Logical Song, Rowland Hill’s first major solo exhibition exploring the aesthetics of 1990s Eurodance music, club culture and local fairgrounds.

music Ferio Saxophone Quartet
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 7 March 2024

One of Europe’s leading saxophone quartets, the  Ferio Saxophone Quartet perform a free lunchtime concert at The Martin Harris Centre.

music Manchester Collective: The Unfurrowed Field
Royal Northern College of Music | 9 March 2024

Manchester Collective present The Unfurrowed Field at RNCM. A joyful fusion of jazz and Scottish folk music.

music WCLC with Beatrice Nicholas
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 14 March 2024

Concert pianist Beatrice Nicholas talks and performs works by three Chicago Renaissance composers: Florence Price; Margaret Bonds and Betty Jackson King.

theatre Another Life
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 16 – 17 March 2024

A verbatim-inspired piece telling
the stories of five Chinese
people arriving in England and
looking for comfort far away
from home.

music The Hallé – Sibelius’s Symphony No.1
The Bridgewater Hall | 20 March 2024

Kristiina Poska, a distinctive interpreter of Sibelius, begins her second visit to the Hallé with Britten’s atmospheric Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

music BBC Philharmonic – Rise and Shine
The Bridgewater Hall | 23 March 2024

Leslie Suganandarajah conducts an evening of Mozart, Bruch and Strauss with guest violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing.

exhibition 40 Years of the Future: Painting
Castlefield Gallery | 24 March – 23 June 2024

40 Years of the Future: Painting welcomes back five artists who exhibited as part of Castlefield Gallery’s 1984 inaugural programme.

music The Hallé – Adès conducts Tippett
The Bridgewater Hall | 6 April 2024

Thomas Adès starts the second concert of his residency by reviving Barbirolli’s rarely-performed suite of Purcell’s music taken mainly from his stage works.

music WCLC: Songs of Sustainability
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 18 April 2024

A concert concerned with the environment and sustainability, born from a collaboration between poet John McAuliffe and composer Richard Whalley.

music The Hallé – Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto
The Bridgewater Hall | 24 April 2024

Music Director of the Ulster Orchestra and of Opéra National de Lyon, Daniele Rustioni returns to the Hallé.

music BBC Philharmonic – Nordic Noir
The Bridgewater Hall | 27 April 2024

John Storgårds conducts The BBC Philharmonic in an evening of Nordic Noir featuring Lotta Wennäkoski, Sibelius and Bruckner.