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Sounds Original?

əˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l,ɒˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l/
adjective: original

1. not dependent on other people's ideas; inventive or novel. 
"a subtle and original thinker"

What makes something original?

Does originality actually exist or do we all simply build from what we have seen and heard?

What enables composers to dare to be different from others or be independent of the context in which they are working?

What does the future of music look like?

Original Voices showcases artists from across the world who are doing something just that little bit different…

Sep 28th

Carmina Burana

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Oct 2nd

Francesco Tristano: Goldberg City Variations

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Oct 5th

Tapestries

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Oct 6th

Tapestries

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Oct 6th

Tapestries

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Oct 6th

Tapestries

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Oct 7th

Tapestries

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Oct 7th

Tapestries

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Oct 7th

Tapestries

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Oct 11th

Brand New Orchestra

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Oct 12th

Terry Riley and Gyan Riley

Hey! Manchester, RNCM: Sounds Original
Oct 18th

Henning Kraggerud with RNCM String Ensemble

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Oct 23rd

The Music of the Primes

Manchester Science Festival, RNCM: Sounds Original
Oct 25th

RNCM New Ensemble

In Focus: Kaija Saariaho
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Oct 25th

Evening Recital

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Oct 26th

Lunchtime Recital

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Oct 26th

BBC Philharmonic

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Nov 2nd

RNCM Symphony Orchestra

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Nov 6th

Will Gregory Moog Ensemble

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Nov 15th

RNCM Orchestra Lab

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Nov 16th

Manchester Collective: Pierrot Lunaire

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Nov 20th

Sō Percussion

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Nov 24th

Embodied Sounds

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Nov 24th

Embodied Sounds

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Nov 24th

Embodied Sounds

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Nov 30th

Frank Zappa

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Dec 3rd

Decontamination #15

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Dec 6th

Johannes Berauer’s Hourglass

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Jan 8th

Christian Lindberg (trombone), Roland Pontinen (piano)

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Jan 24th

Alexandra Dariescu: The Nutcracker and I

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Jan 24th

Alexandra Dariescu: The Nutcracker and I

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Feb 5th

Pekka Kuusisto (violin) Nadia Sirota (viola) Markus Hohti…

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Mar 12th

I Fagiolini: Leonardo

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May 7th

Rakhi Singh and Vessel/Singh Quartet

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Jun 18th

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

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