Manchester Camerata

Formed 1972
Manchester Camerata
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1972
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Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata Biography (Wikipedia)

The Manchester Camerata is a British chamber orchestra based in Manchester, England. A sub-group from the orchestra, the Manchester Camerata Ensemble, specialises in chamber music performances.

The orchestra's primary concert venue is The Bridgewater Hall. It also presents concerts at the Royal Northern College of Music. In addition, the orchestra gives run-out and residency concerts in various cities in the North of England, including Kingston upon Hull, Sheffield, Leeds, Kendal, Whitby, Keswick, Bradford, Stamford, Crewe, Colne, Stafford and Ulverston. The orchestra appeared annually at the Rasiguères Festival of Music and Wine, held near Perpignan, France, which Moura Lympany established in 1981.

In 1972, Raph Gonley, a music producer at BBC Radio Manchester, founded the orchestra. Gonley ran the Camerata until 1975. Funding for the Camerata after its initial period came from the Greater Manchester Council. The Camerata became an autonomous organisation in 1979.

The Camerata's first principal conductor was Frank Cliff, who served from 1972 to 1977. Subsequent principal conductors have included Szymon Goldberg, Manoug Parikian, Nicholas Braithwaite, and Sachio Fujioka. Braithwaite had also been principal guest conductor of the orchestra from 1977 to 1984. Douglas Boyd was principal conductor of the orchestra from 2001 to 2011. In March 2010, the orchestra announced the appointment of Gábor Takács-Nagy as the orchestra's newest principal conductor, effective September 2011. Nicholas Kraemer serves as the Camerata's permanent guest conductor.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 19 In F Major K459 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 19 In F Major K459 (3rd mvt)
Takashi Yoshimatsu
Dream Coloured Mobile II, Op.58a
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Dream Coloured Mobile II, Op.58a
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Divertimento (K.138) in F major
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Divertimento (K.138) in F major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Divertimento in D, K136
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Divertimento in D, K136
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 19 In F Major, K459 (3rd mvt, Allegro assai)
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Piano Concerto No 19 In F Major, K459 (3rd mvt, Allegro assai)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 4 in B flat, Op 60; 2nd mvt, Adagio
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Symphony No 4 in B flat, Op 60; 2nd mvt, Adagio
Peter Hook
Blue Monday - Hacienda Classical
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Blue Monday - Hacienda Classical
Michael Haydn
Concertino in B flat major
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Concertino in B flat major
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.4 in B flat major, Op.60
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Symphony No.4 in B flat major, Op.60
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 18 in B flat major, K.456 (1st movement)
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Piano Concerto No. 18 in B flat major, K.456 (1st movement)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto in B flat major, KV 456 (Allegro vivace)
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Piano Concerto in B flat major, KV 456 (Allegro vivace)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto No. 17 In G Major K.453 For Piano And Orchestra, i. Allegro
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Concerto No. 17 In G Major K.453 For Piano And Orchestra, i. Allegro
Takashi Yoshimatsu
Dream Coloured Mobile II, Op. 58a
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Dream Coloured Mobile II, Op. 58a
Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata
Promised Land (Hacienda Classical)
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Promised Land (Hacienda Classical)

Promised Land (Hacienda Classical)

Performer
Graeme Park and Mike Pickering
Peter Hook
Takashi Yoshimatsu
And Birds Are Still..., Op 72
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And Birds Are Still..., Op 72
Ralph Vaughan Williams
For All The Saints (feat. Manchester Camerata & Christopher Stokes)
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For All The Saints (feat. Manchester Camerata & Christopher Stokes)

For All The Saints (feat. Manchester Camerata & Christopher Stokes)

Choir
Choir and Congregation of Manchester Cathedral
Manchester
Conductor
Gordon Stewart
Featured Artist
Music Arranger
Robert Ramskill
Lyricist
W. W. How
The choirs and congregation of St Oswald and St Edmund Arrowsmith RC Church, Paul Leddington Wright, English Traditional, Robert Ramskill, John Bunyan & Percy Dearmer
Who Would True Valour See (To Be A Pilgrim) (feat. Joshua Hales, Sarah Campbell, Jonathan Murray, Sam Yates, Dominic Hales & Alex Gregory)
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Who Would True Valour See (To Be A Pilgrim) (feat. Joshua Hales, Sarah Campbell, Jonathan Murray, Sam Yates, Dominic Hales & Alex Gregory)

Who Would True Valour See (To Be A Pilgrim) (feat. Joshua Hales, Sarah Campbell, Jonathan Murray, Sam Yates, Dominic Hales & Alex Gregory)

Choir
The choirs and congregation of St Oswald and St Edmund Arrowsmith RC Church
Conductor
Paul Leddington Wright
Featured Artist
Joshua Hales
Sarah Campbell
Jonathan Murray
Sam Yates
Dominic Hales
Alex Gregory
Composer
English Traditional
Music Arranger
Robert Ramskill
John Darwall
Ye Holy Angels Bright (feat. Manchester Camerata & Christopher Stokes)
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Ye Holy Angels Bright (feat. Manchester Camerata & Christopher Stokes)

Ye Holy Angels Bright (feat. Manchester Camerata & Christopher Stokes)

Choir
The Congregation of Manchester Cathedral
Conductor
Gordon Stewart
Featured Artist
Music Arranger
Andrew Maries
Lyricist
Richard Baxter
J.H Gurney
Joseph Haydn
Piano Concerto in F, H.18.3 - 2nd mvt: Largo cantabile
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Piano Concerto in F, H.18.3 - 2nd mvt: Largo cantabile
Astor Piazzolla
Adios nonino
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Adios nonino

Adios nonino

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Astor Piazzolla
Martynas Levickis
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Philip Glass
Quartet no. 2 (Company) for strings
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Quartet no. 2 (Company) for strings
Manchester Camerata
R. Vaughan Williams
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R. Vaughan Williams

R. Vaughan Williams

Performer
Christopher Stokes
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Congregation of Manchester Cathedral
Gordon Stewart
Robert Ramskill
W.W.How
Manchester Camerata
There's A Wideness in God's Mercy
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There's A Wideness in God's Mercy

There's A Wideness in God's Mercy

Performer
Christopher Stokes
Maurice Bevan
Congregation of Manchester Cathedral
Gordon Stewart
Robert Ramskill
F.W. Faber
Manchester Camerata
Lord of all hopefulness
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Lord of all hopefulness

Lord of all hopefulness

Performer
Christopher Stokes
Congregation of Manchester Cathedral
Gordon Stewart
Robert Ramskill
Jan Struther
Arvo Pärt
Como Cierva Sedienta
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Como Cierva Sedienta

Como Cierva Sedienta

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Performer
Polina Pasztircsak
Arvo Pärt
Da pacem Domine
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Da pacem Domine
Arvo Pärt
Stabat Mater (choir & strings)
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Stabat Mater (choir & strings)
Arvo Pärt
Fratres (strings and percussion)
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Fratres (strings and percussion)
Michael Haydn
Concertino in B flat
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Concertino in B flat

Concertino in B flat

Orchestra
Laurence Perkins (bassoon), Manchester Camerata, Douglas Boyd (conductor)
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No 4 in G major (Bedachtig. Nicht eilen) arr. Stein
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Symphony No 4 in G major (Bedachtig. Nicht eilen) arr. Stein
Joseph Haydn
Piano Concerto in F major Hob. XVIII: 3: ii Largo cantabile
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Piano Concerto in F major Hob. XVIII: 3: ii Largo cantabile
Joseph Haydn
Concerto in D major H.18.11 for keyboard and orchestra
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Concerto in D major  H.18.11 for keyboard and orchestra
Joseph Haydn
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Hob. XVIII: 4, 2nd Mvt.
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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Hob. XVIII: 4, 2nd Mvt.
Joseph Haydn
Concerto in F major H.18.3 for keyboard and orchestra: 2nd movement; Largo
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Concerto in F major H.18.3 for keyboard and orchestra: 2nd movement; Largo
Joseph Haydn
Concerto in D major H.18.11..: 3rd mvt; Rondo all'ungarese (Allegro assai)
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Concerto in D major H.18.11..: 3rd mvt; Rondo all'ungarese (Allegro assai)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto in B flat major K.191 for bassoon and orchestra
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Concerto in B flat major K.191 for bassoon and orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no. 9 in D minor Op.125 (Choral)
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Symphony no. 9 in D minor Op.125 (Choral)
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