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Jun 2021 Future Music #3

The Royal Northern College of Music has been examining the future of music since the PRiSM Future Music festival in 2019. Since then, they’ve helped shine a light on such developments in new music as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and live coding.

Jul 2021 MIF21: Laurent Garnier: Off the Record

Techno pioneer and Haçienda legend Laurent Garnier joins Manchester International Festival for the UK premiere of Off the Record, a film about club culture, and the part that he played in it over an extraordinary 30-year career.

Jul 2021 Un-Convention

The 106th edition of Un-Convention will take place at the 02 Ritz, right here on the Oxford Road Corridor this July, focusing on the lessons learnt from a difficult year for the music industry.

Jun 2021 Brighter Sound Bruntwood Stage Takeover

Pioneering creative music charity Brighter Sound takeover the Bruntwood stage at Homeground, we’re looking forward to seeing locally nurtured talent lighting it up on this summer’s hottest stage.

May 2021 Ibibio Sound Machine

Ibibio Sound Machine take to the stage at Homeground this Saturday, a perfect choice of band to welcome back audiences.

Jun 2021 The Hallé – Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Sir Mark Elder conducts the curtain-raiser to the Hallé’s Summer Season at The Bridgewater Hall featuring Glinka, Stravinsky and Elgar.

Jun 2021 The Hallé – Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony

The Hallé perform Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony at The Bridgewater Hall with Conductor Tabita Berglund, an outstanding young Norwegian conductor with a growing reputation.

Jun 2021 The Hallé – The Best of the West End

The Hallé take a trip through the world’s most famous shows when ‘The Best of the West End’ lights up the stage of The Bridgewater Hall.

Nov 2021 Alfa Mist

Producer, pianist, bandleader Alfa Mist returns to Manchester this November with a huge new show at O2 Ritz.

May 2021 Henge

Manchester and festival circuit favourites Henge beam down to Homeground this Sunday with a sound that will make audiences love and dance again.

Until Jun 2021 Good Mood Interlude

Back with a bang, The Deaf Institute presents five weeks of socially distanced fun, featuring DJ sets from local bands, record label takeovers and screenings.

Jul 2021 The Hallé – Schumann’s Spring Symphony

Conducted by Tomáš Hanus, The Hallé perform Schumann’s Spring Symphony live at The Bridgewater Hall

Jul 2021 The Hallé – Porgy and Bess, Celebrating a Classic Album

Ryan Quigley leads the brass section through his newly-penned recreation for what promises to be a night to remember at The Bridgewater Hall

Jul 2021 The Hallé – The Tsar, The Rock and The Firebird

Sir Mark leads the Hallé in a spectacular Russian programme from The Bridgewater Hall

Oct 2021 Jesca Hoop

Jesca Hoop brings her beautiful songs, rooted in the folk tradition are intricately detailed, acoustic-led pieces to RNCM as part of the Manchester Folk Festival.