George Orwell tribute in Castlefield and Placebo at The Lowry – BeesBlogs Art in Manchester

8th October 2018

George Orwell in Manchester? Saul Hay  shortlisted by Northern Soul for Small Business of the Year 2018, present their latest exhibition ‘Room 103 – a visual tribute to George Orwell‘ and the great mans son Richard Blair will be at the opening on 6th October. We also have international contemporary dance at The Lowry with Placebo. Risa Takita at The Portico and Charwei Tsai and Mandy Barker at Centre for…

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Puccini, Mozart and Verdi – Opera North’s Fatal Passions at The Lowry

The Lowry
14th February 2018

Puccini, Mozart and Verdi – Opera North at The Lowry Following on from last Novembers delightful series of ‘Little Greats‘ mini-operas, The Lowry and Opera North have announced ‘Fatal Passions’  Puccini’s much-loved tragedy Madama Butterfly returns alongside Opera North’s first ever production of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball). A trio of powerful Italian blockbusters is bringing desire, betrayal and revenge to The Lowry this Spring as award-winning…

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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)…

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