Philip Venables

Tag: Manchester International Festival (MIF)

“The Faggots and their Friends Between Revolutions” at Aix-en-Provence Festival

23 November 2022

The Faggots and their Friends Between Revolutions, has just been announced by Festival d’Aix-en-Provence in France, in July 2023. This will not be the world premiere (which is still to be announced), but will be the European premiere. The music…

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“The Faggots and their Friends Between Revolutions” announced at Bregenz Festival

17 November 2022

My next opera, The Faggots and their Friends Between Revolutions, has just been announced by Bregenz Festival in Austria, in July 2023. This will not be the world premiere (which is still to be announced), but will be the Austrian…

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Installation on Canal Street in Manchester International Festival

20 July 2017

My collaboration with David Hoyle for Manchester International Festival played every hour of every day on Canal Street through the whole of MIF 2017 – a total of 204 plays!  It was recorded with the brass of Manchester Camerata and…

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Music for a Busy City, MIF2017

9 March 2017

Manchester International Festival 2017 was launched today, including the Music for a Busy City.  This project takes six composers out of the concert hall and into the city of Manchester, making music for public spaces through which people pass every day.  I will…

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