Monday, September 26

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This Savage Parade – Manchester Collective
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This Savage Parade – Manchester Collective

The Manchester Collective continue to programme their seasons in a manner that seems remarkably prescient.  This evening as inflation rises, industrial unrest unfurls, ice caps melt and war bleeds ever closer to home, they perform a set of ethereal music for voice and string orchestra declaring that ‘in a volatile world, sometimes you just need a good tune to hang on to’.  There are many ‘good tunes’, enhanced by the atmospheric backdrop of Hallé St Peter’s, in this final offering of the season from the Collective.  Manchester Collective concerts are always a little different, devoid of the pomp associated with classical music their shows feel democratic, and collaborative.  Audience and performers meet in the space between the music – even when over exuberant attendee...