Manchester Camerata Vodcasts

Giovanni Sollima Cellist
  Friday 18 November 2011 - Portrait of an Italian

For this concert Manchester Camerata was joined by the internationally-renowned Italian cellist and composer Giovanni Sollima. A performer quite unlike any other, Giovanni Sollima has a rock musician's energy and directness of communication, and a musicality that sits happily across many genres.  Watch
Manchester Camerata's Urban Symphony   LEARNING: Urban Symphony 5 at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

A flavour of one special day in May at The Bridgewater Hall which saw groups of all ages and musical abilities to create a performance sinpired by the city and its people. Watch
A Day in the LIfe of a Camerata Musician   MUSICIANS: A Day in the Life of a Camerata Musician

Who are the Manchester Camerata musicians? and what do they get up to when they are not performing together in the concert hall?  Meet a few of Camerata's talented musicians and find out how they spend their 'free' time. Watch
Manchester Camerata Douglas Boyd  

MUSICIANS: An Audience with Douglas Boyd

Manchester Camerata's Music Director until 2011 talks about his ten years at the helm of this unique organisation. In a candid conversation with young players he talks about playing the oboe, and about handing over to his successor Gábor Takács-Nagy. Watch

Manchester Camerata in Chester   LEARNING: Chester's Urban Symphony

Thursday 20 January 2011 saw the culmination of the Chester Urban Symphony project which brought together four schools from the city with a creative team from Camerata to create a new piece of work inspired by the architecture of Chester Cathedral. Watch
Urban Symphony In Ulverston   LEARNING: Ulverston's Urban Symphony

Pupils from Croftlands Junior School work with a film maker, composer, and two musicians from Manchester Camerata to create a visual and musical response to the architecture of Ulverston's Coronation Hall. Watch
Manchester Camerata Blaon Project   LEARNING: Blacon Early Years Project: Part 2

Musicians from Manchester Camerata worked with pre-school children in Chester to introduce them and their parents and carers to music and music making, using the Dalcroze method of finding musical expression through whole body movement. Watch
Manchester Camerata Blacon Project   LEARNING: Blacon Early Years Project: Part 1

Dalcroze Eurhythmics is a powerful route towards developing deeper musicality and creative expression through whole body movement.  In this film see how Manchester Camerata musicians are enhancing and enriching their teaching skills. Watch
Manchester Camerata's Songbook of the Earth Project   LEARNING: Songbook of the Earth - Gala Performance

Inspired by Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, hundreds of children from across the North West of England created a new song cycle which they performed with Manchester Camerata live on stage at the Bridgewater Hall in April 2010. Watch
Manchester Camerata's Greenpiece Project   DIGITAL: Greenpiece - Live Venetian Webcast

Friday 2 October 2009 saw Manchester Camerata playing live with the Venetian Ensemble Ex Novo ina  groundbreaking simulcast to the World Forum on Climate Change. Watch
Manchester Camerata Chester SEN Project   LEARNING: Chester SEN Project

Children from two schools in Chester worked together to present a high tech music and dance performanceusing the very latest technology. The youngsters came from Upton Heath Primary, and Dorin Park Specialist SEN College. Watch
Song Book of the Earth - The STory So Far   LEARNING: Songbook of the Earth: Update

14 Primary Schools across Greater Manchester, The Wirral and Chester created a new song cycle inspired by Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde which was performed on Monday 19 April 2010. Watch
Writing on the Wall Project   LEARNING: Writing on the Wall

Manchester Camerata collaborated with a wall-writer and a video artist for a project inspired by Handel's Belshazzar. The Writing on the Wall project explored the nature of the wall as a dividing line between contemporary `high' western art and contemporary street culture. Watch


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