Mozart, Made in Manchester

Wednesday September 25, 2019 7.30pm,

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Gábor Takács-Nagy

We continue an ambitious project to perform and record Mozart’s complete piano concertos and opera overtures for the first time in Manchester, with a quartet of Chetham’s students joining the orchestra onstage in concert and rehearsal to benefit from the expert guidance of Music Director, Gábor Takács-Nagy. The partnership between Gábor and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet has gained effusive praise across the first three concerts in the cycle, augmented by the energy and talent of Manchester Came...

  • Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Piano
  • Gábor Takács-Nagy Music Director


Mozart Gran Partita W/ Sven Helbig

Wednesday October 9, 2019 8.00pm, Manchester Cathedral

Gran Partita

Tonight in Manchester Cathedral, the immortal Mozart will be put on trial by the modern composer Sven Helbig.  Defending the divine Wolfgang will be one of his most enduring works, the ‘Gran Partita’, his syncopated pulses pleading his case to be revered as one of the most influential and relevant musicians there is to this day.  Acclaimed modern composer Sven Helbig will interrogate the ghosts of history with his electronic improvisations inspired by Mozart and determine the impact of his...

  • Sven Helbig Digital Artist
  • Rachael Clegg Director/Oboe



Thursday October 24, 2019 8.00pm,


This year marks 50 years since the moon landings, an event which many would argue ranks as the pinnacle of man’s achievements – not only in technological merit but what this represents when we come together.  This concert celebrates the idea of the collective, of a shared vision and a passion for creating something bigger than ourselves – we present to you a group of players, all eminent players of their instruments but whom when placed together become one of the most innovative musical u...

  • Hugo Ticciati Director/Violin
  • Marzi Nyman Electric Guitar/Voice
  • Evelyne Berezovsky (The Keyboard Trust) Piano