AMC Gospel Choir 

  • Led by the inspirational director Audrey Mattis.
  • Existing collaboration with Manchester Camerata through Hacienda Classical.
  • Performances at the MOBO Awards, International Festivals and on BBC Songs of Praise.
  • Strong Manchester connection and were invited to perform 1st anniversary or Manchester Bombing in Albert Square• Audrey is a Manchester Camerata CitC practitioner and experienced workshop leader.
  • Previous corporate clients include BBC, Sky News and Selfridges.

Laura Bowler

  • ‘My pieces are never just a piece of music’.
  • Studied at RNCM, RAM and has an MA in Theatre Directing from RADA.
  • Artistic Director of Size Zero Opera Company.
  • Long standing relationship with Manchester Camerata with multiple commissions and previously composer in residence.
  • String realtionships with contemprary music festivals and venues; Huddersfield Contemporary MusicFestival, KingsPlace.
  • Major commissions from London Philharmoinc Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and ROH2.

Jess Gillam

  • Classic Brit Award winner – 2018.
  • 2017 BBC PROMS debut
  • Decca Classics Artist.
  • First Saxophonist to win the Woodwind Final of BBC Young Musician of the Year – 2016.
  • Manchester based, studying at RNCM and performed with Manchester Camerata twice in 2017/18 season.
  • Harrison Parrott / Polyarts Artist.
  • Synergy between Jess and Manchester Camerata – our pursuit of artistic excellence and vision to redefine performance.

Hugo Ticciati

  • ‘A rare ability to convey a profound understanding of the music and shed light on its spiritual intent’ Arvo Pärt.
  • Holistic approach to music making, incorporating aspects of literature, philosophy, dance, spirituality and meditation.
  • Artistic Director of O/Modernt Festival and Principal Conductor of Orchestra da Camera di Perugia (from 2019).
  • Passionate about all forms of music making – Bach, Indian ragas & Muse.
  • Strong relationships with leading contemporary composers and commissions written for him.
  • Manchester Camerata and Hugo have preciously explored movement and improvisation in workshops and performance.