Backstage After Camerata 2013-14 Season Finale

Posted on May 27, 2014

On 24 May, we brought our 2013-14 season to a triumphant close at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. Watch exclusive videos below of Composer-in-Residence Laura Bowler and Music Director, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, filmed backstage on the night.

We witnessed stunning performances from internationally respected young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, alongside our very own principal cellist Hannah Roberts and Giovanni Guzzo in his final performance as leader. This was followed by a world-premiere from our amazingly talented 2013-14 Sound and Music Embedded Composer-in-Residence Laura Bowler. After an intimate experience earlier in the year at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Laura displayed her theatrical routes involving acting, improvisation and even an orchestral fight in a new work based on Dance of Death Part I by Swedish playwright, Johan August Stringberg.

Witness Laura’s reaction on the night…

Hear what Gábor said as he came off stage…

Top Tweets On The Night

Greggoman ‏@Greggoman

Fantastic evening watching @MancCamerata @BridgewaterHall playing Beethoven’s 5th symphony

Christopher Lloyd ‏@ChristophLloyd

Great evening at @MancCamerata.

Scott Cooper ‏@stravinskymusic

@MancCamerata great Beethoven concerto & No.5 last night

Judith Watson ‏@JudithWatson4 

@MancCamerataYF @BridgewaterHall @MancCamerata this bunch of young folk are so COOL!


Sound and Music ‏@soundandmusic  

Stafford Gatehouse is filled to the rafters tonight to see @MancCamerata play #beethoven and @LJBcomposer #newmusic

Andy Smith ‏@AJS_music  

Congratulation to the fab musicians of @InHarmonyTS. Fantastic performance at Stafford Gatehouse with @MancCamerata

Liz Ashfield ‏@LizAshfield  

An excellent performance of Beethoven from @MancCamerata at @Staff_Gatehouse this evening. Superb rendition of both pieces.

Katie Chatburn ‏@PORCELINA51  

Thanks to the fabulous quartet from @MancCamerata for great performance of my Stafford composer in residence piece at the Gatehouse!