Posts Tagged ‘Camerata’

Manchester Theatres – Competition or Collaboration?

Should Manchester’s theatres compete or collaborate?  At the moment Manchester’s theatre scene is vibrant, with a depth of performance that offers the ordinary theatregoer much choice each night, from musicals and classic theatre to cutting edge multidisciplinary performance and fringe.  When the Factory opens in 2020 we will hopefully have a large world class venue…. Continue Reading →

Manchester After Hours

Manchester’s After Hours Festival goes from strength to strength.  From poetry in Chethams Library to drawing sessions in Manchester Museum to a musical steam train tour at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester’s cultural venues open their doors to top quality, fascinating and at times quirky events. It’s impossible to do it all.  There are… Continue Reading →

Blindfolded at the Royal Exchange

The Royal Exchange on a Sunday afternoon.  A very talented Camerata string quartet.  Blindfolds, sandpaper, silk, feather, cocktails and scents in the air.  A multi sensory performance.  This is Challenging the Senses from Manchester Camerata. A few weeks ago I watched the BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall.  Technically superb but lacking in all other… Continue Reading →