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Review: Set the Boy Free by Johnny Marr, Manchester Literature Festival

November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Set the Boy Free by Johnny Marr, Manchester Literature Festival

There’s a bit of armchair psychology which often gets trotted out on the subject of great musicians.

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Review: Metropolis, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

July 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Metropolis, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Any revival of a classic film or play begs the question, ‘is it relevant to today?’.

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Win tickets to RNCM Young Explorers Series, Manchester

May 21, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to RNCM Young Explorers Series, Manchester

Northern Soul has teamed up with the Royal Northern College of Music to offer five readers a family ticket to the first concert in their new Young Explorers Series for children.

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Folk singer Fay Hield talks to Northern Soul

February 11, 2016 Comments Off on Folk singer Fay Hield talks to Northern Soul

The star-studded touring band which singer Fay Hield put together to help promote the English Folk Dance & Song Society’s ground-breaking Full English project, the brilliant, searchable database of British folk songs, tunes, dances and customs, is no more, she confirms (although the database is definitely still available).

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Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

AL and AL: Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

February 4, 2016 Comments Off on AL and AL: Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

Bren O’Callaghan, co-curator of AL and AL’s new exhibition at HOME, writes about this major new show in Manchester.

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Win tickets to see Così fan tutte at the RNCM, Manchester

February 2, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Così fan tutte at the RNCM, Manchester

Win tickets to see Mozart’s Così fan tutte at the RNCM this Spring.

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OperaWatch: What’s on in Winter

January 18, 2016 Comments Off on OperaWatch: What’s on in Winter

As I look out of the window of the OperaWatch offices, housed on the 43rd floor of Northern Soul Towers, I can see snow-covered lands as far as the Lakes.

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Le Passion de Jeanne D’Arc

Opera Reviews: Four shows, seven bodies

December 22, 2015 Comments Off on Opera Reviews: Four shows, seven bodies

It’s been quite an opera season in the old Northern Powerhouse.

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Wonderland & Other Adventures: Julie Hesmondhalgh

November 27, 2015 Comments Off on Wonderland & Other Adventures: Julie Hesmondhalgh

I’m sitting in the Royal Northern College of Music, a leading international conservatoire a mile south of Manchester city centre. Next to me is Julie Hesmondhalgh.

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OperaWatch: What’s on in Autumn

October 30, 2015 Comments Off on OperaWatch: What’s on in Autumn

As mists gather, fruit mellows and the clocks go back, Autumn is with us.

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