UpClose: Headspace

Wednesday February 27, 2019 7.30pm, Manchester Cathedral

Last season in this same venue, Hugo Ticciati brought audiences under his spell before a note was even played by performing a pre concert meditation and then manipulating the space of this most enchanting venue by having the orchestra play out of sight, in front of the audience and even behind them at one point. Be there to find out what this melodic magician does with our magical orchestra this night. Tonight he is aided in his pursuits by the works of Bach, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Perotin and Phili...

  • Hugo Ticciati Violin/Director


UpClose: Manchester Camerata With Prose (rescheduled date)

Saturday March 23, 2019 19:30, Academy 2, Manchester

Manchester Camerata With Prose

This night promises to be one of the most riotous shows of the year as we join forces once more with the trio from Manchester, local heroes Prose. This three piece have already made huge waves in the Manchester music scene because of their unique fusion of hip hop, acoustic guitars and beats. As if that wasn’t enough they also decided to work with an orchestra – “Probably Britain’s most adventurous orchestra” (The Times). Last year Band on the Wall could hardly contain the energy in th...


The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross

Thursday March 28, 2019 7.30pm, The Bridgewater Hall

The Bridgewater Hall is famed for having one of the greatest acoustics in Europe and as such it provides the perfect setting for this union of Haydn’s truly emotive music and some of the world’s most popular and award winning vocal groups – throw in one of the finest musicians on the planet in Gábor Takács- Nagy and you have all the elements you need for a memorable collaboration. You will leave feeling impassioned about music. We are thrilled to be joined by the award winning VOCES8 cho...

  • Edvard Grieg Kor
  • VOCES8
  • Gábor Takács-Nagy Music Director