Thursday, July 25

Tag: A Little Requiem

A Little Requiem – Hallé St Peter’s
North West

A Little Requiem – Hallé St Peter’s

This performance marks a special anniversary for the Manchester Collective, it is five years since their first Manchester concert.  It is also almost two years since this reviewer saw them on the cusp of the pandemic in the atmospheric White Hotel venue.  This evening’s surroundings – a Grade II listed former church where the Hallé Orchestra rehearses – are more refined but equally atmospheric.  This venue has Corinthian columns rather than corrugated iron shutters but as ever the Manchester Collective present a programme that duets with the architecture to provide further resonances.  A Little Requiem was performed in Bristol the night before but it feels tailor made for this venue, which - like us all - has returned to life following a period of lockdown. A Little...