Sun 07 July -
Sun 07 July
6pm concert webBreak 6.50pm post-show talk
The Bridgewater Hall webBreak Lower Mosley Street, M2 3WS
The evening sees the world premiere of a major new piece of music by composer Emily Howard, one of our most original musical voices, and writer Michael Symmons Roberts, winner of the Costa Poetry Award. Both an elegy to the fallen and a celebration of our city, the work will be performed at The Bridgewater Hall by the BBC Philharmonic and a huge massed chorus featuring the BBC Singers and three Hallé choirs.
Ben Gernon: Conductor
Christopher Purves: Baritone
Kate Royal: Soprano
Commissioned by Manchester International Festival, the BBC Philharmonic and BBC Radio 3. Produced by Manchester International Festival and the BBC Philharmonic. Supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation as part of My Festival. Supported by Culture Ireland.
Photo: Manuel Streit
Interdependence: Artists in Conversation – Emily Howard, Michael Symmons Roberts & Louise Lowe (ANU) with Simon Webb (BBC Philharmonic)
Sun 7 July after the concert, free to ticket-holders