Past Events

Winter Baroque by Candlelight

Winter Baroque by Candlelight

Sun 28 January 2024, 3pm, The Monastery, Manchester (Gorton)Set in the stunning Great Nave of the Monastery, this concert will be an intimate celebration of baroque music performed in the round led by our Artistic Partner, Daniel Pioro.

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Festive Happening with AMC Gospel Choir

Festive Happening with AMC Gospel Choir

Sun 10 December 2023, 3pm, Albert HallSOLD OUT! To close out the year we have what has become very much a Christmas tradition, our annual Christmas celebration with AMC Gospel Choir. Start your festivities with this incredibly popular and moving concert for the whole family.

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Handel’s Messiah: A Different Perspective

Handel’s Messiah: A Different Perspective

Sun 3 December 2023, 3pm, Gorton Monastery Always a sell-out, we are back with another performance of Handel’s Messiah by candlelight in the epic setting of the Great Nave of The Monastery. This time with a twist.

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Four Seasons of the Caribbean

Four Seasons of the Caribbean

Sat 25 Nov, 7.30pm, Sun 26 Nov, 3pm, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, LeedsA 21st-century reimagining of a classical masterpiece. Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Black British composers and descendants of the Windrush generation.

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Unquiet: Speakers Corner Quartet

Unquiet: Speakers Corner Quartet

Wed 22 November 2023, 7pm, New Century Hall For this edition of Unquiet, we present the world’s first Speakers Corner Quartet orchestral show. Joining them will be a host of guests from their critically acclaimed album Further Out Than The Edge

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George Enescu Festival

George Enescu Festival

Mon 18 September 2023 – Wed 20 September 2023, The Romanian Athenaeum Bucharest/ Banatul Timișoara Philharmonic Hall.Join us for an all-star line-up of Jess Gillam, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Alexandra Dariescu, Teodora Brody conducted by our Music Director Gábor Takács-Nagy at the world-famous Enescu festival held in honour of the celebrated Romanian composer George Enescu.

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Hacienda Classical  – Summer 2023

Hacienda Classical – Summer 2023

May - AugustJoin us for a summer of love, as our critically acclaimed Hacienda Classical show tours the UK.

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MIF23: AFRODEUTSCHE with Manchester Camerata conducted by Robert Ames 

MIF23: AFRODEUTSCHE with Manchester Camerata conducted by Robert Ames 

Wed 5 July 2023, 8:30pm, Factory InternationalWe debut a brand new piece composed by AFRODEUTSCHE, especially for the Festival.

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The Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman

Wednesday 28 June - Sunday 23 JulyIn partnership with OperaUpClose we are delighted to present a brand new interpretation of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman.

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I Was Guided By The Following Vision.

I Was Guided By The Following Vision.

Sat 24 June 2023, 10pm, The Bridgewater HallThese are troubling times we live in, but we invite you to join us as we look to reconnect with the beauty in all of it. Join us for an unforgettable evening of music with Violinist Daniel Pioro

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