Sounds of the Metrolink and Lake Michigan combine in MediaCityUK performance

Sounds of the Metrolink and Lake Michigan combine in MediaCityUK performance

A unique musical performance is taking place at MediaCityUK today, as the street sounds of Salford and Chicago combine. The transatlantic performance sees 5 postgraduate students from the University of Salford and senior undergraduates at Columbia College, Chicago join up via the internet and fuse together street sounds from the 2 cities with ambient electronic […]

Salford University premieres radical new chamber opera at MediaCity

Salford University premieres radical new chamber opera at MediaCity

Cutting-edge technology and dazzling live performance will bring the café society of 1930s Vienna and the steamy terraces of Brazil to MediaCityUK on 20 September, when the University of Salford premieres a radical new chamber opera celebrating the life of one of 20th Century Europe’s most famous authors. At one time the most translated author […]

BBC announces Philharmonic festival at MediaCity

BBC announces Philharmonic festival at MediaCity

Today at Media City, Mark Thompson announced the line-up for its new BBC Philharmonic Presents… festival which will take place from 1-17 June 2011 in the orchestra’s new home at MediaCityUK studios. The two-and-a-half-week radio festival will celebrate orchestral music in its many different guises, by teaming the BBC Philharmonic with high-profile artists from diverse […]

MTV wants its MediaCityUK… or does it?

MTV wants its MediaCityUK… or does it?

Rumours about MTV making a move to MediaCityUK began about a month ago (see our article here), and this week those rumours gathered some pace with both Crain’s and How-Do covering the story. Details and official statements have been hard to come by (MediaCityUK/Peel have refused to comment on specific companies), but today Crain’s reportedly […]