The British Paraorchestra: Minimalism Changed My Life | Wednesday 2 October 2019 7.30pm

Minimalism Changed My Life: Tones, Drones and Arpeggios

International Concert Series

Wednesday 2 October 2019 7.30pm

The Bridgewater Hall

Tickets £18.00 to £38.00

Concessions available until 2 September 2019
£7.50 student standby tickets available on the day

(All ticket prices include £2.50 booking fee)

Flexible Booking

Minimalism Changed My Life: Tones, Drones and Arpeggios

Charles Hazlewood conductor
The British Paraorchestra
Army of Generals

Charles Hazlewood’s All Star Collective

Terry Riley A Rainbow in Curved Air
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells
Philip Glass Music in Similar Motion
Pauline Oliveros A Woman Sees How The World Goes With No Eyes
Pauline Oliveros The Last Time
Steve Reich Music for a large Ensemble

Preview 6.30pm
One of tonight’s performers discusses the evening’s programme.

With a mixture of live music and multimedia, Minimalism Changed My Life showcases the transcendental powers of Minimalism in an uplifting and spine-tingling experience.

Based on Charles Hazlewood’s acclaimed 2018 BBC 4 programme,
Tones, Drones and Arpeggios, this concert explores work by some of the great composers of the genre who rebooted classical music in the 20th century.

Minimalism Changed My Life is a truly unique opportunity to experience the last big idea in classical music, one that has rocked mainstream music and reverberated through the genres ever since.

Part of Manchester’s International Concert Series, The Bridgewater Hall’s own classical music concert series.

Travel & Dining

Travel & Parking

Purchase discounted parking (evening concerts only) and reduced price Metrolink tram tickets along with your concert tickets.

Eating & Drinking

Make your concert experience extra special by upgrading to A-List in the Corporate Members’ Bar (selected concerts only) or booking pre-concert dining.


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