Manchester Camerata makes the headlines on a regular basis! Here you can browse some of the most recent reviews of our concerts and events:
Boyd's performance shines musically and sonically, as the finest of the 'period' accounts I have heard. An Outstanding release.
A Performance of "true classic proportions"
On Saturday night I had a wonderful time at Antony and the Johnsons' performance with Manchester Camerata....the lovely accompaniment of ripping piano and wind and tremolo strings was spellbinding.
The weighty refinement of modern instruments and the incisive articulation of historical performance practice combine to thrilling effect in Douglas Boyd's live recording of Beethoven's 1st and 3rd symphonies with Manchester Camerata.
Boyd is a rising star among Ludwig interpreters and his band a chamber orchestra to be reckoned with. This live recording captures them at their best.
It is remarkable how this orchestra has come up in recent times, and they add to their reputation and that of their conductor with this release (Beethoven No1 & No3).
Boyd sustains a remarkably expansive Funeral March, the emotional climax of the Eroica and the crowning achievement of this remarkable, collectable disc.
Our own wonderful orchestra – Manchester Camerata – deserve at least three rounds of applause on their own.
Douglas Boyd and his Manchester Camerata delivered stylish performances...a flawlessly articulated and tonally refined account of both, under his sentient direction.
Manchester Camerata's latest release in its Beethoven Symphony Series is the most exciting yet.
What a fantastic concert on 31st October 2009.
Manchester Camerata's ongoing cycle of Beethoven symphonies with Douglas Boyd has been a revelation, fusing the sharp articulation of historically informed performance with richness of expression and warmth of legato.
The performance of El Amor Brujo at the RNCM on 26th September 2009 was one of the best things I have seen Manchester Camerata do in the 35 years I have been following them.
This is athletic, authenticity-conscious Beethoven, with a transparent sound world founded on lean, crisp strings… Boyd and his expert players are always eager and rhythmically alert.
We had a fantastic time at the Crewe Family Creativity Day!
The concert was excellent - Mikhail Gurevich had ample opportunity to Show Of with the Mozart and he did it brilliantly.
The colour, cadences, brilliants, dynamics, tempos were revelatory. Glorious.