Jasdeep Singh Degun at RNCM + Opera North comes to The Lowry

26th February 2020

Jasdeep Singh Degun at RNCM + Opera North comes to The Lowry Opera North bring a feast for opera lovers to The Lowry this March + the Opera North Orchestra will be performing with Sitar virtuoso Jasdeep Singh Degun at the Royal Northern College of Music with his new concerto, ARYA. Jasdeep Singh Degun – ARYA RNCM – Wednesday 11th March JASDEEP SINGH DEGUN ON ARYA, HIS NEW SITAR CONCERTO…


Art in Manchester – Contempory art for November

Art in Manchester
5th November 2019

  Art in Manchester has something for everyone both in Manchester and as usual, one a  little further afield with a new moving image installation ‘Am I not a woman’ at Liverpool International Slavery Museum from Manchester based artist and curator Elizabeth Kwant.  Something entirely different is ‘Meet the Neighbours from contemporary theatre company Quarrantine a weekend of tours, discussion, and guided walks exploring the phenomenal growth of Manchester centre…


Art in Manchester – Opera North bring Verdi’s AIDA to The Bridgewater Hall

26th May 2019

    ​ Aida – The Bridgewater Hall – Tuesday 4 June at 7.30pm       Opera North return to Manchester in June with a concert staging of Verdi’s Egyptian epic, Aida, last performed by the Company over 20 years ago. The production reunites the creative team behind our critically-acclaimed Turandot including director Annabel Arden, designer Joanna Parker and conductor Sir Richard Armstrong, and marks Opera North’s long-awaited return…


Contemporary art, photography, sculpture and opera from BeesBlogs

Contemporary art
21st February 2019

  Contemporary art, photography, new gallery openings and more,  with exhibitions in Manchester and beyond all well worth a look this week. There is so much happening this month it’s a full time job just trying to keep up! Last Thursday I went to the opening of Castlefield Gallery Associates new exhibition ‘Sources‘ plus three new exhibitions at ‘Portray/Portrait’ at PS Mirabel, ”The Girl and the Nettle‘ at Paper Gallery…


Art and Culture in Manchester this week from BeesBlogs

25th October 2018

  Art and culture in Manchester never ceases to amaze me by its diversity and quality. From public gallery’s to squats, street art, people’s front rooms and empty shop windows, the opportunity to show art in all its forms is eagerly grasped. Which makes putting together a blog of what to see is a delight…..and a challenge to try to cover everything without making the blog so large it’s un-manageable….


Opera North ‘The Little Greats’ at the Lowry

Opera North
11th August 2017

Opera North The Little Greats at the Lowry   THE LITTLE GREATS: AN UNMISSABLE FESTIVAL OF SHORT OPERAS AT THE LOWRY   Short operas, huge emotions: iconic Italian opera in Pagliacci and Cavalleria rusticana Family-friendly matinee of The Child and the Magic Spells Leonard Bernstein’s 1950s satire on the American Dream, Trouble in Tahiti Trial by Jury: Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious courtroom farce A rarely-performed operatic gem, Janáček’s Osud (Destiny)…