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...

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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...

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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

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