Manchester’s Cross Street Chapel was treated to performances by two ‘exceptionally committed’ Chinese pianists last week.
There is an inscription on the main staircase at the Royal Northern College of Music that reads: “Does originality actually exist or do we all simply build from what we have seen and heard?”
‘The first time anyone’s done anything like this’: Rachael Gladwin on Wild Strings Jazz and Pop Harp Festival
As the nights draw in and temperatures start to tick down, it is with a heavy heart that we must say goodbye to the summer of 2018 and hello to another dark winter.
The Football Writing Festival is warming up for its fifth year of football discussion in Manchester.
‘I’ve lost so many instruments while travelling homeless’: Meet Martins, the Latvian just hoping for a sax at Christmas
Bitter, dull and strange were the three words 21-year-old Martins Enik used to describe homelessness.
‘I want to speak for gays and gypsies’: Butterfly in Blood opera composer’s homage to Auschwitz survivors
Butterfly in Blood, based on the memoirs of Fania Fénelon, tells the story of a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp in WW2 and a member of its orchestra.
Manchester college explores how ‘turbulence and trauma’ affect music through World War One centenary memorial
The Royal Northern College of Music have announced a new series of musical performances and exhibitions to commemorate the centenary of World War I.
Childhood memories will sparkle and shine this winter when a jewellery exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
A breakdown of the figures released by Manchester City Council this week show that of the 363,005 people are eligible to vote in the local elections, 48,397 people have been registered since December 2014 with 12,014 signed up in the last month alone.
The college decided to call off Mr Atzmon’s gig earlier this week due to threats to student safety by the North West Friends of Israel who were claiming the jazz musician was anti-Semitic.
Gilad Atzmon, who was scheduled to perform at the venue last night, had his gig cancelled due to protests from the North West Friends of Israel – putting pressure on the college by accusing him of being anti-Semitic.