RNCM Concert Hall

The RNCM Concert Hall has been completely refurbished with additional seating capacity, air conditioning, new interior, and an updated technical fit out.

The new space has a variety of flexible options for your event, which are outlined below.

Empty RNCM Concert Hall with grand piano in the centre

Seating Capacities

Lower and Upper Hall – 445
Balconies – 165
Stage seats – 120
Platform seats – 150

(NB: Platform and Stage seating cannot be used simultaneously)

Standard Audience Layouts

Hall – 445 (Lower and Upper Hall seating)
Hall and balcony – 610 (Lower and Upper Hall seating plus Balconies)
Small stage – 730 (Lower and Upper Hall seating plus Balconies and Stage seats)
In the round – 750 (Lower and Upper Hall seating plus Balconies and Platform seats)


This unique octagonal performance space also contains a Hradetsky Four Manual Concert Organ, a variety of dressing room spaces suitable for very large ensembles including a private soloists’ room, a separate lighting box area, new discrete multicore runs and fly motors for ease of rigging equipment. All with easy access for a flat floor load in and parking for buses and trucks.


For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact:


Events Manager, Paul Cobban at paul.cobban@rncm.ac.uk or 0161 907 5289.


Head of Conference and Catering, Joanne Dooley at joanne.dooley@rncm.ac.uk or 0161 907 5248.

Alternate Spaces


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