Our stellar autumn line-up of music, mirth and markets is here!

From classical and chamber to jazz, funk and Scottish rock – there is an eclectic mix of live music to suit all tastes. Alongside international musicians, the line-up also features many fantastic names from the world of comedy and children’s entertainment. Browse our new event guide.

Our new autumn season includes features incredible live music from Steven Isserlis, Soweto Gospel Choir, Evelyn Glennie + Trio HLK, James Taylor Quartet, plus our newly launched Christmas programme with music from Lindisfarne, The Syd Lawrence Orchestra and so many more.

We’re continuing to celebrate ways we can bring about positive change through live music. For every ticket sold at an event that is part of our Sounds of Nature programme, we’ll donate at least £1 to City of Trees. Learn more about the initiative here.

Explore the season below and don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter to hear more about our live music events.

Events

  1. The Stoller Hall

    The Sunday Boys and Meraki present ‘Stay As Long As You Like’

    Sun 11 September 2022, 7pm

    We cried. I held you tight. I said, ‘Friend, Stay as long as you like’. And we sat up and...

  2. Carole Nash Hall

    Will Pound and Jenn Butterworth

    Sun 11 September 2022, 8pm

    'One of the world's top harmonica players' - The Telegraph (on Will Pound) Two of the finest instrumentalists in traditional...

  3. Carole Nash Hall

    Fabrizio Paterlini

    Sat 17 September 2022

    It is fitting that composer and pianist Fabrizio Paterlini was born and lives in the ancient northern Italian city of...

  4. The Stoller Hall

    Mozart: Made in Manchester

    Fri 23 September 2022, 7:30pm

    6.30pm - Pre-concert talk with Professor Simon Keefe  (included in the ticket price) 7.30pm - Live concert   ★★★★★ '...unstoppable energy...

  5. The Stoller Hall

    Voices of the Sands

    Sat 1 October 2022, 7:30pm

    More than 2000 ships have foundered and sunk on the Goodwin Sands, a perilous 10-mile  sandbar that lies six miles...

  6. The Stoller Hall

    Steven Isserlis and Alasdair Beatson

    Mon 3 October 2022, 7:30pm

    'This is what nourishes the soul' - The Times on Steven Isserlis  Starting this Autumn, we’re delighted to welcome back...

  7. Carole Nash Hall

    Making Tracks

    Wed 5 October 2022, 7:30pm

    Part of our Sounds of Nature programme 'One of the most exciting purveyors of international music in the UK' - Songlines Magazine...

  8. The Stoller Hall

    Manchester Proud Chorus “Together Again”

    Sat 8 October 2022, 7:30pm

    Manchester Proud Chorus (formerly Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus – MLGC) will be raising their voices to celebrate the energy,...

  9. The Stoller Hall

    The Innervision Quintet with Baluji Shrivastav OBE

    Sun 9 October 2022, 3pm

    Part of our Sounds of Nature programme The Inner Vision Orchestra Quintet will present a special performance celebrating nature and music from...

  10. The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

    Fri 21 October 2022, 7:30pm

    Some of the UK’s most incredible young musicians perform, as the sound of Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra fills their home venue,...

  11. The Stoller Hall

    Soweto Gospel Choir

    Sat 22 October 2022, 5pm

    “Absolutely thrilling singers…dazzling music” – Billboard Soweto Gospel Choir bring their Freedom concert tour to Manchester in honour of the father of their rainbow nation,...

  12. The Stoller Hall

    Soweto Gospel Choir

    Sat 22 October 2022, 8pm

    “Absolutely thrilling singers…dazzling music” – Billboard Soweto Gospel Choir bring their Freedom concert tour to Manchester in honour of the father of their rainbow nation,...

  13. Carole Nash Hall

    Megson

    Fri 28 October 2022, 7:30pm

    ' 'A force in the folk revival' - The Observer 'One of folk's hottest properties' - The Guardian 'Simply brilliant!'...

  14. The Stoller Hall

    Nick Helm: What Have We Become?

    Fri 28 October 2022, 7:30pm

    ‘Terrific’ - The Times ‘A true comedy daredevil’ - Time Out Ages 16+ Presented by Plosive Live in association with...

  15. The Stoller Hall

    James Taylor Quartet

    Sat 29 October 2022, 7:30pm

    'James Taylor keeps it swinging, fun and unpretentious' - Andy Robson, Jazzwise 'James Taylor is the best Hammond player this...

  16. The Stoller Hall

    Show of Hands

    Sun 30 October 2022, 8pm

    'Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act' — The Independent Folk supergroup Show of Hands are finally reuniting...

  17. The Stoller Hall

    Dustin O’Halloran

    Tue 1 November 2022, 7:30pm

    Ages 14+. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult With support from Clarice Jensen Dustin O’Halloran is an American...

  18. The Stoller Hall

    Professor Lightbulb’s Marvellous Inventions

    Sat 5 November 2022, 1pm

    Suitable for ages 3-12 Join musicians from the Chetham’s orchestra and be inspired by music, discovering some amazing inventions along...

  19. The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Big Band

    Sat 5 November 2022, 7:30pm

    Discover the next big Jazz talent! Enjoy Chetham’s Big Bands and Jazz ensembles, featuring young performers who will grace the...

  20. The Stoller Hall

    Jess Dandy and Martin Roscoe

    Mon 7 November 2022, 7:30pm

    6.30pm – Pre-concert talk: Martin Roscoe in conversation with Jess Dandy  (included in the ticket price)7.30pm – Live concert   ‘Stunning’...

  21. The Stoller Hall

    Isfar Sarabski Trio

    Tue 8 November 2022, 7:30pm

    'An astonishing display of musical shape-shifting' - The Arts Desk Currently studying at Berklee College of Music, Isfar Sarabski is...

  22. The Stoller Hall

    James Willshire

    Thu 17 November 2022, 7:30pm

    Part of our Sounds of Nature programme 'Spectacular musicianship and technical brilliance' - The Scotsman James has been working on putting together...

  23. The Stoller Hall

    Mitch Benn: It’s About Time

    Sat 19 November 2022, 7:30pm

    Ages 14+ “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once” - Albert Einstein (probably) If...

  24. The Stoller Hall

    The Heath Quartet

    Mon 21 November 2022, 7:30pm

    “Delicate perfection” - The Telegraph  For the next Manchester Chamber Concerts Society performance at The Stoller Hall we’ll be joined...

  25. The Stoller Hall

    Brodsky Quartet

    Thu 24 November 2022, 7:30pm

    6.30pm - Pre-concert talk with Paul Cassidy (included in the ticket price) Plenty of teenagers dream about becoming a rock...

  26. The Stoller Hall

    Skerryvore

    Fri 25 November 2022, 7:30pm

    Rescheduled date | Originally Thursday 18 May 2022  With support from The Eves  Stage times: 8pm - The Eves 8:50pm...

  27. The Stoller Hall

    Evelyn Glennie + Trio HLK

    Thu 1 December 2022, 7:30pm

    '..the festival had one extraordinary performance that was in a class all of its own: Trio HLK’s collaboration with percussionist...

  28. The Stoller Hall

    Salvador Sobral

    Sat 3 December 2022, 7:30pm

    Ages 14+ Salvador Sobral is a Portuguese singer. He participated in several music festivals and holds the record for the most...

  29. The Stoller Hall

    Emma Johnson and friends

    Mon 5 December 2022, 7:30pm

    6.30pm – Pre-concert talk: Martin Roscoe in conversation with Emma Johnson  (included in the ticket price)7.30pm – Live concert   This...

  30. The Stoller Hall

    Lindisfarne Up Close & Seasonal

    Sun 11 December 2022, 7:30pm

    Ages 12+ 'Lindisfarne were the real surprise for me at the 2017 Towersey Festival. Not being of their generation I...

  31. Atrium

    Artisan Market

    Sun 11 December 2022, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Children & families welcome! Our popular Artisan Market are back with the perfect Christmas shopping experience! We’ve rounded up some...

  32. The Stoller Hall

    The Syd Lawrence Orchestra: Big Band Christmas

    Sat 17 December 2022, 7:30pm

    Renowned for their exciting blend of high octane Big Band Swing and Classic Dance Music, the Syd Lawrence Big band...

  33. The Stoller Hall

    Kantos Chamber Choir: Away in a Manger

    Sun 18 December 2022, 4pm

    ‘Splendid… breathes some badly needed new life back into Christmas music’ - 5against4  Kantos are back with their annual, sell-out,...

  34. The Stoller Hall

    Swing into Christmas

    Thu 22 December 2022, 7:30pm

    'A sonic ride back to the sounds of Capitol Studios in the 1950s' - DownBeat Magazine 'A potential competitor to...

  35. The Stoller Hall

    Sacconi Quartet and Matthew Wadsworth

    Mon 16 January 2023, 7:30pm

    ‘The chemistry between these four young players is tangible and magical’ — The Scotsman  Championing new music and experimenting with...

  36. The Stoller Hall

    Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan

    Mon 23 January 2023, 7:30pm

    'A thoughtful, intriguing work' - The Guardian Grammy Award winner, Womex Artist Award winner and five time Grammy Award nominee...

  37. The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra

    Fri 17 February 2023, 7:30pm

    Some of the UK’s most incredible young musicians perform at their home venue, The Stoller Hall.  Led by guest conductor...

  38. The Stoller Hall

    Marmen Quartet

    Mon 20 February 2023, 7:30pm

    6.30pm – Pre-concert talk with Professor David Horne (included in the ticket price) 7.30pm – Live concert   'Performing is all...

  39. The Stoller Hall

    Urzila Carlson: It’s Personal

    Thu 23 February 2023, 8pm

    ★★★★★ 'Belly laughs and guffaws aplenty' - The Music 'Effortlessly likeable... stream of belly-laughs' - The Age  Welcome to the...

  40. The Stoller Hall

    Babatunde Aléshé: The Babahood Tour

    Sat 25 February 2023, 8pm

    Join the multi award winning star of Celebrity Googlebox, Babatunde Aléshé as he talks family and fatherhood in this highly...

  41. The Stoller Hall

    Gary Meikle

    Fri 3 March 2023, 8pm

    Most blurbs are written in the 3rd person so they’ll be like ‘Gary is this, Gary is that, you can...

  42. The Stoller Hall

    Charlotte Norton Concert

    Mon 13 March 2023, 7:30pm

    Watch young rising stars of chamber music in this special live performance.   Three different sets of young musicians will showcase...

  43. The Stoller Hall

    Arcadia Quartet

    Mon 27 March 2023, 7:30pm

    'The Romanian ensemble lives through the emotional eruptions in Janácek’s music with heart and soul…every accent is a stich into...