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Mahler in Manchester: Take Eight

The Mahler in Manchester con­cert series is reaching its climax as we clamber up to the final, vast sym­phonies whose am­bi­tions outdid all pre­de­cessors and Mahler 8 is the largest of them all, com­bining the forces of BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, Hallé Choir, Hallé Youth Choir and CBSO Chorus, not to men­tion con­ductor Mark Elder and […]

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Raise Your Voice Line-Up Announced

Raise Your Voice Collective, which I help run, have just an­nounced the line-up for their second outing of con­tem­porary clas­sical, ex­per­i­mental elec­tronics and chilled-out beats at Centro Bar in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. It’s an ex­citing mix, stretching from Martin Suckling’s Passacaglie for cello and elec­tronics ori­gin­ally written to make use of the Hyperbow de­veloped at […]

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Raise Your Voice Collective

Over the last few months, along with friends Rob Guy and Steve Pycroft, I’ve been in­volved in set­ting up new music en­semble and com­posers’ col­lective Raise Your Voice. I’m really pleased to be able to an­nounce our launch night will be on 28 February 2010 in Centro Bar, doors opening around 19:30. The night will feature […]

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  • Microbiography

    Chris Swithinbank is a British-Dutch com­poser who works with both acoustic in­stru­ments and elec­tronic sounds. He is cur­rently a stu­dent at Harvard University with Chaya Czernowin.
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