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We’re open for live music

It’s been a long time since we saw you and it feels great to be able to welcome you back for live music! There’s plenty of live events to keep you entertained throughout the Summer and beyond, from weekly live jazz to new classical concerts. See what’s on here and below.

Monday 7 June – Monday 4 October

A programme of live jazz concerts from some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians.

The series begins with Soweto Kinch and continues throughout the Summer with performances from Norma Winstone, Iain Ballamy Quartet and many more.

Learn more here

Wednesday 16 June – Thursday 9 September

New candlelight concerts

From a live pianist performing Ludovico Einaudi’s legendary compositions to Debussy and Ravel by harp, enjoy these special concerts brought to you against the backdrop of the stunning Stoller Hall.

Learn more here

Monday 13 – Wednesday 25 August

International Piano Series with concerts from pianists and young talent from around the world.

Two weeks of piano concerts, recitals and live streams, including performances from Leon McCawley, Murray McLachlan, Noriko Ogawa and Joanna MacGregor. Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School.

Learn more here

Monday 18 October – Monday 14 March 2022

Seven new Autumn chamber concerts, in partnership with the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society.

We have a packed season of concerts planned from some of the world’s best chamber musicians, in partnership with Manchester Chamber Concerts Society. This includes mixed instrument ensemble I Musicanti and Martin Roscoe, Israeli string quartet the Jerusalem Quartet, piano trio Sitkovetsky Trio and many more.

Learn more here

Your safety is our biggest priority, so when you’re ready to join us, we’ve made some changes that will ensure you can experience live music again, safely and securely. Here’s what to expect from your visit.

Events

  1. The Stoller Hall

    Norma Winstone’s ‘A Time Remembered: The Music of Bill Evans’

    Mon 21 June 2021, 1:30pm

    BOOK NOW – Lunchtime Concert from The Stoller Hall BOOK NOW – Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW –...

  2. Carole Nash Hall

    Manchester Baroque – Musick in Manchester, 1744/45

    Fri 25 June 2021, 7:30pm

     This event will take place as a live concert and a live stream. BOOK NOW - Live Concert BOOK...

  3. The Yard

    Iain Ballamy Quartet

    Mon 28 June 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Iain Ballamy - Saxophones...

  4. The Yard

    José Dias Trio & Adam Fairhall ‘Nosferatu’

    Sun 4 July 2021, 6:30pm

     Featuring: José Dias - guitar / Adam Fairhall - piano, accordion / Paul Baxter - double bass / Johnny...

  5. The Yard

    Lauren Kinsella Trio

    Mon 5 July 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Lauren Kinsella - Voice...

  6. The Stoller Hall

    Tenebrae – Music of the Spheres

    Sat 10 July 2021, 6pm

    Described as 'phenomenal' (The Times) and 'devastatingly beautiful' (Gramophone), award-winning choir Tenebrae is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles,...

  7. The Stoller Hall

    Tenebrae – Music of the Spheres

    Sat 10 July 2021, 8pm

    Described as 'phenomenal' (The Times) and 'devastatingly beautiful' (Gramophone), award-winning choir Tenebrae is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles,...

  8. The Stoller Hall

    Laurence Perkins – Gran Partita

    Sun 11 July 2021, 3pm

    This concert will be approximately one hour in duration, without an interval.  A line-up of fine wind players from the...

  9. The Yard

    Chris Montague’s ‘Warmer Than Blood’

    Mon 12 July 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Chris Montague - Guitar...

  10. The Stoller Hall

    On The Road Comedy Club

    Thu 15 July 2021, 8pm

    Stand-up is back! Join the On The Road Comedy Club for a brand-new show that will see a host of...

  11. The Stoller Hall

    Laurence Perkins – Summertime

    Fri 16 July 2021, 6pm

    'Perkins is a compelling advocate of the instrument' - International Record Review Based in Manchester, U.K., Laurence Perkins is one...

  12. The Stoller Hall

    Candlelight: Tribute to Ludovico Einaudi

    Sat 17 July 2021, 6pm & 8.30pm

    Ages 18+ Listen to Ludovico Einaudi's legendary compositions like never before! This exclusive piano concert under the gentle glow of...

  13. The Yard

    Ella Hohnen-Ford’s TreeClimbers

    Mon 19 July 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Ella Hohnen-Ford -...

  14. The Yard

    Fergus McCreadie Trio

    Mon 26 July 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Lunchtime Concert at The Stoller Hall BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live...

  15. The Stoller Hall

    Cuillin Sound Wind Quartet – Winds at Sea

    Tue 27 July 2021, 6pm

    Dana Morgan (flute) / Maddy Aldis-Evans (oboe) / Colin Blamey (clarinet) / Laurence Perkins (bassoon) Cuillin Sound has been in...

  16. The Stoller Hall

    Already Gone: Echo Vocal Ensemble

    Sat 31 July 2021, 7:30pm

    'Impeccable intonation, balance, charm, and perfect diction... an exceptional group' - Henley Standard Acclaimed vocal ensemble Echo present a stunning programme...

  17. The Yard

    Joe Downard’s ‘Seven Japanese Tales’

    Mon 2 August 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Joe Downard -...

  18. The Stoller Hall

    Candlelight: Debussy, Ravel & More by Harp and Soprano

    Thu 5 August 2021, 6pm & 8.30pm

    Ages 18+ Whether you’re looking for a beautifully unique classical music performance or a romantic candlelit experience, this performance is...

  19. The Yard

    AuB

    Mon 9 August 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW – Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW – Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Tom Barford -...

  20. Online

    International Piano Series – Chetham’s Recital

    Fri 13 August 2021, 7:30pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School – explore the full series. 7.30pm Recital by Chetham's School of Music students The opening recital...

  21. Online

    International Piano Series – John Lenehan Film Fantasia

    Sat 14 August 2021, 7:30pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School – explore the full series. 7.30pm - 'Comedy Classics' Film Fantasia with John Lenehan 'Lenehan's playing...

  22. The Yard

    David Austin Grey: Live Soundtrack

    Sun 15 August 2021, 6:30pm

    Featuring: David Austin-Grey - Piano / Aaron Diaz - Trumpet / Johnny Hunter - Drums UK-based pianist and composer David Austin-Grey concludes NQ...

  23. Online

    International Piano Series – Gala Faculty Recital

    Sun 15 August 2021, 7:30pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School – explore the full series. 7.30pm - Gala Faculty Recital An exciting and varied programme including...

  24. Online

    International Piano Series – Day One

    Mon 16 August 2021, 5pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School – explore the full series. 5pm - Welcome and opening recital with Leon McCawley  ‘Light of...

  25. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Two

    Tue 17 August 2021, 1:45pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm - Oscar Colliar Young Artists Recital We...

  26. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Three

    Wed 18 August 2021, 1:45pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm - Alim Beisembayev Young Artists Recital We...

  27. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Four

    Thu 19 August 2021, 1:45pm

     Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm – Young Artists Lunchtime Recital with...

  28. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Five

    Fri 20 August 2021, 1:45pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm – Matthew McLachlan, Young Artists Lunchtime Recital...

  29. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Six

    Sat 21 August 2021, 5pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 5pm - Opening Faculty Gala Recital The opening...

  30. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Seven

    Sun 22 August 2021, 1:45pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm – Tyler Hay, Young Artists Lunchtime Recital...

  31. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Eight

    Mon 23 August 2021, 1:45pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm – Thomas Kelly, Young Artists Lunchtime Recital...

  32. The Yard

    Andre Canniere’s Ghost Days

    Mon 23 August 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Andre Canniere -...

  33. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Nine

    Tue 24 August 2021, 1:45pm

    Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 1.45pm – Tyler Hay, Young Artists Lunchtime Recital...

  34. Online

    International Piano Series – Day Ten

    Wed 25 August 2021, 9am

     Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School - explore the full series. 9am - Masterclass with Paul Lewis An exciting...

  35. The Yard

    Misha Mullov-Abbado

    Mon 30 August 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Misha Mullov-Abbado - Bass...

  36. The Yard

    ‘Paris Qui Dort’ & ‘Le Voyage Dans La Lune’ – John Ellis & Matt Owens

    Sun 5 September 2021, 6:30pm

     Featuring: John Ellis - Piano / Matt Owens - Bass Pianist John Ellis and bassist Matt Owens treat us...

  37. The Stoller Hall

    Rob Luft

    Mon 6 September 2021, 1:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Lunchtime Concert at The Stoller Hall BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW -...

  38. The Yard

    Shirley Smart Trio

    Mon 13 September 2021, 7:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW - Live Stream from The Yard Featuring: Shirley Smart -...

  39. The Stoller Hall

    Mark Lockheart ‘Dreamers’

    Mon 20 September 2021, 1:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Lunchtime Concert from The Stoller Hall BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW -...

  40. The Yard

    Ripsaw Catfish ‘Aelita Queen of Mars’

    Sun 26 September 2021, 6:30pm

    Featuring: Cath Roberts - saxophone / Anton Hunter - guitar Ripsaw Catfish, the collaborative duo of saxophonist Cath Roberts and guitarist Anton...

  41. The Stoller Hall

    Gareth Lockrane’s ‘Grooveyard’

    Mon 27 September 2021, 1:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Lunchtime Concert at The Stoller Hall BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW -...

  42. The Stoller Hall

    Mammal Hands

    Tue 28 September 2021, 7:30pm

    Soundcrash Presents Mammal Hands 'The semi-classical drums/sax/piano trio Mammal Hands mutate into a high-volume rave act' - The Guardian Consisting of saxophonist Jordan...

  43. The Stoller Hall

    Byron Wallen’s ‘Four Corners’

    Mon 4 October 2021, 1:30pm

    BOOK NOW - Lunchtime Concert at The Stoller Hall BOOK NOW - Evening Concert at The Yard BOOK NOW -...

  44. The Stoller Hall

    I Musicanti and Martin Roscoe

    Mon 18 October 2021, 7:30pm

     Photo Credit: Alex Cooke In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society 'I Musicanti embodies the universally cherished ideal...

  45. The Stoller Hall

    Carducci Quartet

    Mon 1 November 2021, 7:30pm

     In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society The internationally renowned Anglo-Irish Carducci String Quartet has performed everything from brand...

  46. The Stoller Hall

    Sitkovetsky Trio

    Mon 22 November 2021, 7:30pm

    In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society The Sitkovetsky Trio has established itself as an exceptional piano trio. The...

  47. The Stoller Hall

    Marcus Farnsworth with Martin Roscoe

    Mon 10 January 2022, 7:30pm

    In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society The first chamber concert of 2022 promises to be a good one,...

  48. The Stoller Hall

    Jerusalem Quartet

    Mon 14 February 2022, 7:30pm

     In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society 'Passion, precision, warmth, a gold blend: these are the trademarks of...

  49. The Stoller Hall

    Tre Voci

    Mon 28 February 2022, 7:30pm

     In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society Join us for an evening which interweaves the cello, played by Natalie...

  50. The Stoller Hall

    Marmen Quartet

    Mon 14 March 2022, 7:30pm

    In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society The Marmen Quartet is a UK based string quartet with violinists Johannes Marmén...