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New Music North West Festival

15 Jan 2016

Friday 22 - Friday 29 January 2016: 8 days, 30 events, 100 living North West composers


Join us for the New Music North West Festival in January 2016!

This is the largest, most intense focus on new music in Manchester, with over 50 new works performed at the RNCM, The University of Manchester and venues across the city. The new music scene in the North West has never been as rich, as experimental, or as diverse.

We are privileged to be joined by Sir Harrison Birtwistle, with an intense focus on his music over three days. Plus there will be performances from the BBC Philharmonic, Psappha, the RNCM Symphony Orchestra and New Ensemble, Vaganza, The Vonnegut Collective, Solem Quartet, Trio Atem and more.

There’s electronics, opera, orchestras, chamber music, folk, pop – sometimes separate, sometimes combined. Come and discover this massive spectrum of original work, performed by musicians who live and breathe new music.

Festival events taking place at the Martin Harris Centre are free and open to all with no need to book.

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