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Pierrot Lunaire by The Manchester Collective

  • 11-16 Boyd Street Newcastle upon Tyne, England, NE2 1AP United Kingdom (map)

Intimate,immersive, experiences,without parallel.- Bachtrack 

Through thrilling live performances, allied with daring programming and a brazen approach to convention The Manchester Collective bring contemporary classical music to unusual venues. 

Many people told them that this project was impossible. It’s too hard to start a new arts organisation, let alone a movement. Classical music just isn’t relevant anymore. Young people don’t care about culture. Bring it on. And welcome to the new season.

The wild, seductive chords of Schoenberg’s masterpiece have intrigued and confounded audiences for over 100 years. This season, Manchester Collective brings this sensual and dangerous world to life, performed in English, in a new translation by David Pountney. Polly Graham directs this visceral staged production, delving deep into the inner world of the unnamed female protagonist. Acclaimed Australian soprano Lotte Betts-Dean paints a vivid picture of a woman on the edge - inspiration, struggle, ambition, and self-doubt. Pierrot Lunaire is presented by NTS/BBC Radio 6 broadcaster Elizabeth Alker, who will guide audiences though the emotional wreckage of this musical apocalypse.

TICKETS £6 adv, £9 otd, £10 for both this concert and 100 Demons Dec 5th 

The Manchester Collective 
The Manchester Collective have reached more than 65,000 people with their debut 2017 season. . From the Wind Factory in Liverpool to the White Hotel in Solford they have been enchanting audiences and receiving rave reviews. Their mission is to create radical human experiences for everybody through live music 

The Manchester Collective was founded because nobody was programming the kind of work that they wanted to perform; exciting contemporary classical music in unusual venues Along the way, they discovered a passion for connecting with new overwhelmingly young audiences . Many of their guests experience their first taste of classical music at a Manchester Collective show.

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