Cellist Li Lu to perform Bach in Manchester micro-concerts
Cello Suites at lunchtime this Saturday and Sunday as part of Home Entertainment Manchester Show.
Hallé orchestra strikes wrong note with Liverpool rival.
Manchester concerts society claim to be ‘longest established professional symphony orchestra’ disputed by Liverpool fans.
Neil Bartlett’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s great opera of gambling, of secrets, of love and death at Opera North on 20th October.
Spoofing on the classics
With 25 million YouTube hits, the musical comedy duo Igudesman & Joo is going viral with classical music. Mozart meets the “James Bond Theme” and the Bee Gees. “I Will Survive,” the disco hit, gets embellished, shredded, meshed with Tchaikovsky — and played on the violin with a vibrating cappuccino frother instead of a bow.