Manchester Camerata are set to perform three concerts at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall over the Christmas and New Year period, featuring gospel music, film scores and traditional Viennese music with Soprano Ailish Tynan.
So, what are Manchester Camerata performing at the Bridgewater Hall?
The Manchester Festive Happening: A Gospel Christmas
Sunday 9 December 2018, 3:00pm
The Festive Happening is now a Manchester musical tradition, flocking to the Albert Hall from the Christmas Markets, imbibing mulled wine and mince pies as you go perhaps, but most definitely there to enjoy some world-class music at the most wonderful time of the year. This year sees Manchester Camerata collaborate with new artistic partners AMC Gospel Choir who brought the gospel vibes last year and had everyone dancing in their seats. A group from the Camerata in the Community programme will also help to spread the Christmas joy by performing a new song that they have created alongside Manchester Camerata musicians. Get ready to sing.
Audrey Mattis Director
Tim Crooks Arranger
Manchester Camerata Principal Musicians
AMC Gospel Choir
Tickets from £23
New Year’s Eve at the Movies
Monday 31 December 2018, 8:00pm
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with music from some of the greatest movies of all time, including E.T., Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings, Titanic, West Side Story and, of course, James Bond.
John Williams E.T. Theme
John Williams Star Wars
John Williams Jurassic Park
John Williams Indiana Jones
Howard Shore Lord of the Rings
Hans Zimmer Pirates of the Caribbean
Leonard Bernstein West Side Story
James Horner Titanic
John Barry James Bond
Shona Lindsay Guest singer
Oliver Tompsett Guest singer
Tickets from £38
New Year’s Day Viennese Gala
Tuesday 1 January 2019, 3:00pm
New Year’s Day, Manchester Camerata and The Bridgewater Hall. It can only mean one thing – Manchester Camerata’s annual Viennese Gala in which they kick off 2019 with a bang. Audience favourite, The Blue Danube Waltz, makes a welcome return as well as one of the nation’s greatest sopranos Ailish Tynan. Start your 2019 right.
Strauss II Perpetuum Mobile
Waldteufel The Skater’s Waltz
J Strauss II Die Fledermaus: Adele’s Laughing Song
Dvořák Slavonic Dances No. 8 & No. 2
J Strauss II Voices of Spring
Lehár Giuditta: Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss
J Strauss II Blue Danube Waltz
Ailish Tynan Soprano
Holly Mathieson Conductor
Tickets from £22.50