Kabantu v Manchester Camerata
Saturday April 4, 2020 7.30pm, HOME (Theatre 1)
This event is postponed due to Covid-19, more details to follow. Settle back in HOME’s Theatre 1 for night of soulful, swinging fusion as Manchester Camerata team up with Kabantu, Manchester’s finest folk band. “Kabantu aim to “celebrate the space where different cultures meet”. The Manchester-based acoustic quintet includes classically trained players who met at the Royal Northern College of Music and a virtuoso busker they heard playing in the city. They have develo...
Manchester Camerata Presents: The music of Arthur Russell & Philip Glass
Saturday April 25, 2020 7:00, YES
This event is postponed due to Covid-19, more details to follow. Disco cellist meets classical minimalist - Manchester Camerata plays homage to two New York legends. Arthur Russell, cellist, singer, composer and producer of a new genre of music, one that fluidly blended the distinct sounds of country and classical, disco and experimental composition. Russell spent his 20s and 30s mingling with the avant-garde of Lower Manhattan and this gritty New York scene heavily influenced...
Manchester Camerata presents Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid
Tuesday May 5, 2020 7PM, Home
This event is postponed due to Covid-19, more details to follow. Widely considered one of the greatest films of the silent era, The Kid is a 1921 silent comedy-drama film written, produced, directed, and starring Charlie Chaplin. The opening title "A comedy with a smile--and perhaps a tear", sums up its perfect blend of laughs and pathos. The story begins as a young mother abandons her new-born baby with nothing but a note in his basket. The Tramp (played by Chaplin) inadvertently finds ...
- Robert Ames conductor