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music Dream FM: What do you dream of? Broadcast Premiere
Manchester Central Library | 18 November 2021

Join Dream FM creators on the 18th of November for the in-person premiere of ‘What do you dream of?’ – a sound work created with the people of Greater Manchester.

music A Clockwork Orange: Responses to the music of Wendy Carlos
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 26 November 2021

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation present a concert of electronic music inspired by Wendy Carlos’s synthesiser score for Kubrick’s film.

music Illuminate Women’s Music
International Anthony Burgess Foundation (IABF) | 27 November 2021

Hear works commissioned by Illuminate from composers Sarah Westwood, Michele Abondano, Chloe Knibbs, Carmen Ho, and Hayley Jenkins.

music Nick Lowe
Royal Northern College of Music | 20 April 2022

British singer-songwriter, new wave hero and ‘Jesus of Cool’ himself, Nick Lowe comes to RNCM this April.

music RNCM Wind Orchestra with Colin Currie (percussion)
Royal Northern College of Music | 19 November 2021

Colin Currie is the guest soloist as RNCM Wind Orchestra perform Jennifer Higdon’s Grammy Award-winning Percussion Concerto alongside other 21st Century works.

music Baxter Dury
The Ritz | 4 November 2021

Catch musical raconteur Baxter Dury in action as he brings his unique, character-driven songs to Manchester in November.

music William Doyle
YES | 29 November 2021

Mercury Prize-nominated artist William Doyle performs at YES following the release of his new album Great Spans of Muddy Time, on which he continues his unique exploration of pop, art-rock, ambient and idiosyncratic compositions.

music Kelly Lee Owens
The Ritz | 30 November 2021

Touring her critically acclaimed second album, Inner Song, Kelly Lee Owens unleashes her own vocals and brooding electronics on the follow-up to 2017’s much-lauded, self-titled debut.

music Algorave Showcase
HATCH | 21 – 23 October 2021

Algorave co-founder Alex McLean curates two-nights of algorave showcases between the live performance at Hatch on Friday 22nd October from 6-10pm.

music The Sunday Boys
The Whitworth | 22 October 2021

The Sunday Boys bring their own brand of atmospheric choral song to the Whitworth’s Sculpture Terrace on Friday evening alongside Recovery Poems.

music Studio 8 Installation
The Royal Northern College of Music | 21 – 23 October 2021

Studio 8 Installations features conversations between international students and local communities in a cutting edge digital studio at The Royal Northern College of Music.

music Algorave Live
HATCH | 22 October 2021

Algorave co-founder Alex McLean curates a special live evening from 6-10pm at Hatch featuring the scene’s frontrunners

music The Hallé Goes to Nashville
The Bridgewater Hall | 20 November 2021

Grab your Stetson and take a trip to Tennessee for this rhinestone-studded concert featuring fifty years of commercial Country & Western hits.

music The Hallé – Janacek’s Sinfonietta
The Bridgewater Hall | 25 November 2021

The Hallé are conducted by Sir Mark Elder IN Janacek’s Sinfonietta, an evening that also features Suk, Rachmaninov and Dukas.

music The Hallé – Finlandia
The Bridgewater Hall | 2 December 2021

Conducted by Stephen Bell, The Hallé’s Finlandia is a perfect fit for winter. This concert celebrates the mystery and beauty of the far North.