RNCM Spring Season

Johnny James, Music Editor

The RNCM Spring Season has been announced, and we can’t wait to tell you all about it. In the guide below you’ll find our top ten picks from a plethora of exciting spring events, ranging from recitals to operas to multimedia performances.

Including Sarah Hennies’ Contralto and Alexandra Dariescu’s The Nutcracker And I, the RNCM has excelled itself this year with the number of future-leaning events on offer. It’s also drawn in an impressive amount of world-leading performers, including percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, trombonist Christian Lindberg and violinist Pekka Kuusisto.

Read about all of these events and many more besides in the guide below.

Here are our picks

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Mandy Barker: Hong Kong Soup at CFCCA Manchester
Exhibitions 12 October 2018–20 January 2019, FREE

Mandy Barker: Hong Kong Soup at CFCCA

Charwei Tsai: Bulaubulau at CFCCA
Exhibitions 12 October 2018–20 January 2019, FREE

Charwei Tsai: Bulaubulau at CFCCA

ReFrame at Manchester Art Gallery
Exhibitions 20 October 2018–20 January 2019, FREE

ReFrame at Manchester Art Gallery

Cinema 7 December 2018–20 January 2019, from £5

Slapstick Film Season at HOME

HOME at Christmas
Festivals 13 December 2017–20 January 2019,

HOME at Christmas

PUSH Festival 2019 at HOME
Festivals 11–26 January 2019,

PUSH Festival 2019 at HOME

Exhibitions 12 January–1 February 2019, FREE

Motion Sickness at STOCK Gallery

The Producers - A Mel Brooks Musical at the Royal Exchange
Music 30 November 2018–2 February 2019, from £10.00

The Producers – A Mel Brooks Musical at the Royal Exchange

Outdoor Art Club at The Whitworth
Families 19 January–9 February 2019, FREE

Outdoor Art Club at The Whitworth