Saturday, October 1

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Lea Salonga: Dream Again – Bridgewater Hall
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Lea Salonga: Dream Again – Bridgewater Hall

Dream Again. That was the invitation from Lea Salonga as she opened her show tonight at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. We have all been limited for the last two years in what we have been able to do, and now it is time for us all to Dream Again about what comes next. Using Ms Salonga’s own words, this concert tour is a time to enjoy the gift of music, a recognition of our collective perseverance and resilience, and a celebration of joy; joy which was clear from the moment Ms Salonga stepped onto the stage. When I saw her first UK tour in 2019, I was surprised by the diversity of music in her show. But not this time! One of the things I love about Ms Salonga as an artist is that she is never constrained by the concept of genre. Instead, she moves naturally between musical theatre n...