to the general public, Brodsky at the Royal Northern College
of Music on Oxford Road offers morning coffee, lunch, afternoon
tea and dinner every day, finishing with being a discerning
choice for drinks through the later evening.
Brodsky serve an award winning selection of cask ales and other
draught beers and lagers, along with whiskies and spirits and
a great selection of wines.
ale is provided by Manchester's Hyde's Brewery, including a
regularly changing guest ale.
concert nights, drinks can be pre-ordered from the bar for the
interval and Brodsky is always open after performances.
RNCM's new bar is named after Russian violinist Adolph Brodsky
(1851-1929), who succeeded Sir Charles Hallé as Principal
of the Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM).
his early career in Vienna, Moscow, Leipzig and New York, Brodsky
was highly acclaimed by both Brahms and Tchaikovsky for his
performances of their violin concertos.
came to Manchester in 1895 at the invitation of Sir Charles
Hallé, to lead his orchestra and serve as Professor of
Violin at the recently-founded RMCM, of which he later became
the longest serving Principal.
immediately instituted the Brodsky Quartet concerts, and continued
to play a major part in the concert life of Manchester for many