Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

4 - 21 July 2019

Manchester International Festival

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  1. Add Janelle Monáe to your Itinerary

    Janelle Monáe makes her MIF debut with an exclusive show on the opening night of MIF19.

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  2. Add David Lynch at HOME to your Itinerary

    Weird, wonderful and forever wild at heart – the iconic David Lynch is taking over HOME for the duration of MIF19. Featuring art, film, music and more, this special season of events is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of the…

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  3. Add Leningrad to your Itinerary

    A rare opportunity to get close to the genesis of a major new artwork, and to experience a towering landmark in modern music: Shostakovich’s ‘Leningrad’ Symphony.

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  4. Add Alphabus to your Itinerary

    Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray, the New York dancer-choreographer behind FlexN Manchester (MIF15), joins spoken-word powerhouse Young Identity and dancers from New York and Manchester for a thrilling, intense exploration of power and weakness, triumph and…

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  5. Add The Nico Project to your Itinerary

    From her 1967 debut with The Velvet Underground to her premature death just two decades later, Nico was one of pop culture’s most enigmatic figures. Now, Maxine Peake (performer) and Sarah Frankcom (director) are conjuring this visionary artist up…

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  6. Add Tree to your Itinerary

    Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s electrifying new blend of drama, music and dance follows one man’s journey into the heart and soul of contemporary South Africa – with the audience at the centre of the action.

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  7. Add Animals of Manchester to your Itinerary

    Imagine a city where animals of all kinds, including human beings, live together as equals.

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  8. Add Abida Parveen to your Itinerary

    An exclusive collaboration between the world’s greatest spiritual singer and a legend of South Asian classical dance, together for one night only at MIF19.

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  9. Add Maggie the Cat to your Itinerary

    Troubled but tough, unloved but unbowed, Maggie the Cat is the captivating focus of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Now, acclaimed American choreographer Trajal Harrell places Maggie centre stage in his magnetic new dance work, a dazzling…

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  10. Add Tuesday to your Itinerary

    Beautifully staged in a Grade I listed Victorian church, Tuesday is a magical and moving show about the people, places and experiences that make our journey through life unique.

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  11. Add Bells for Peace to your Itinerary

    Yoko Ono invites the people of Manchester to gather together in Cathedral Gardens and send a message of peace to the world. Join thousands of diverse voices and a people’s orchestra of bells from home and abroad as the city rings and sings out for…

  12. Add Parliament of Ghosts to your Itinerary

    This major installation reflects on the half-forgotten history of Ibrahim Mahama’s home country: Ghana, whose journey from British colony to independent nation was completed barely 60 years ago.

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  13. What is Europe? Is it a continent or a culture, a bygone dream or a thriving reality – or all of the above?

  14. The Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s is the unlikely inspiration for the first major UK project by one of the world’s most playful and provocative art collectives. Here at the invitation of Contact Young Curators, five emerging local artists…

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  15. On 16 August 1819, more than 60,000 people flooded into St Peter’s Field from all over Manchester. They came in peace, united in their passion for the right to vote. But as the speeches began, armed troops on horseback charged into the crowd, killing…

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  16. Add Laurie Anderson to your Itinerary

    We’ve invited two major artists, Laurie Anderson and Kemang Wa Lehulere, to join us in residence, presenting or creating new work that looks ahead to future Festivals and the opening of The Factory.

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  17. Add School of Integration to your Itinerary

    Why is integration always the responsibility of the immigrant?
    Inverting the status quo, Tania Bruguera’s powerful, provocative and inspiring new work draws Manchester nearer to those who’ve made this city their home, inviting us to discover and…

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  18. Add Interdependence to your Itinerary

    Utopia Now!

    Our first summit is about the scale of the transformation needed at this critical moment in human history. The problems we face are global, and often as individuals, it’s easy to feel hopeless. When bold utopian visions are offered –…

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  19. Utopolis Manchester is a visionary site-specific work that uses intricate tapestries of sound and voices to transform our view of the city. Gathering in dozens of small groups at multiple locations, we’ll head out to explore the people and places…

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  20. We’ve invited two major artists, Laurie Anderson and Kemang Wa Lehulere, to join us in residence, presenting or creating new work that looks ahead to future Festivals and the opening of The Factory.

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  21. Add Queens of the Electronic Underground to your Itinerary

    Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC Radio 6 Music) brings together five of the most exciting electronic artists on the planet for an evening of pioneering sound and breathtaking visuals.

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