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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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Review: Donovan, RNCM, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Donovan, RNCM, Manchester

In the pantheon of truly great British music acts of the 1960s, there’s no denying that Donovan deserves his place.

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Judy Collins

Judy Collins talks to Northern Soul

October 17, 2015 Comments Off on Judy Collins talks to Northern Soul

It’s a little bit funny, is it not, how so many of the 60s and 70s artists supposed to have been left choking in the dust of punk’s storm-troopers have turned out to be producing some of the best music of their lives right now, and doing really quite nicely, thank you, in the concert halls of the world?

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Manchester Lesbian Gay Chorus (MLGC)

The Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus

September 28, 2015 Comments Off on The Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus

The Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus (MLGC) celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Northern Soul’s Drew Tosh caught up with its musical director, Loz Kaye.

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Win tickets to see Penderecki conduct the RNCM Orchestra

June 16, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Penderecki conduct the RNCM Orchestra

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE PENDERECKI CONDUCT THE RNCM AT BRIDGEWATER HALL

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten at RNCM

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten at RNCM

It was a wet and windy afternoon as I ventured forth to see the Royal Northern College of Music’s production of Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Win a Pair of Tickets to the RNCM Big Weekender

March 13, 2015 Comments Off on Win a Pair of Tickets to the RNCM Big Weekender

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE RNCM BIG WEEKENDER

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Maxine Peake as Hamlet

Manchester Theatre Awards: celebrating a theatre-rich city

January 22, 2015 Comments Off on Manchester Theatre Awards: celebrating a theatre-rich city

It’s easy to argue that all awards are pointless and the dance that takes place between nominations being announced and tearful acceptance speeches (or bitter recriminations in the pub afterwards) is an especially pointless sideshow to the real art already created elsewhere. Okay. I feel your indifference.

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The Merry Widow at the Royal Northern College of Music

December 23, 2014 Comments Off on The Merry Widow at the Royal Northern College of Music

In the midst of your Opera Correspondent’s many birthday celebrations I managed to squeeze in this joyful production of Franz Lehár’s comic opera, The Merry Widow

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David Mitchell

Review: David Mitchell at the Manchester Literature Festival

November 20, 2014 Comments Off on Review: David Mitchell at the Manchester Literature Festival

The word ‘epic’ is one of those overused words that publishers bring out for every book more than 500 pages long. But it’s easy to believe that this word was coined for the work of David Mitchell.

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