Manchester Camerata and Bella Hardy
Posted on March 11, 2011
Classical meets folk in an exciting collaborative evening with young Derbyshire folk singer and fiddler Bella Hardy at Manchester’s iconic Band on the Wall. What can you expect from this eclectic, Camerata with a twist of folk, event
Camerata Composers’ Project
Three-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee, Bella Hardy, premieres newly commissioned folk songs written by Manchester-based composers studying at the RNCM, University of Manchester and Chetham’s School of Music, accompanied by Camerata musicians.
Famed for entwining her hypnotic voice with her own fiddle accompaniment to stunning effect, Bella will perform a set featuring old favourites as well as new material from her album ‘Songs Lost & Stolen’, which is due to be released in May.
Bella Hardy – Written In Green by Proper Music Distribution
Berio’s Folk Songs
Manchester Camerata and soprano Rebecca Lea, conducted by Eduardo Portal, perform Italian composer Luciano Berio’s extraordinary collection of Folk Songs. These transcriptions of songs from around the world are amongst Berio’s most popular and accessible works.