He Sings Over Me

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Sat 2 Jul 2022, 9pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall
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Henrietta Smith-Rolla, AFRODEUTSCHE
Felipe Pagani

Afrodeutsche, Manchester Camerata and Robert Ames give the London premiere of a bold new work representing the cutting edge of Manchester’s cultural and musical language.

Afrodeutsche, otherwise known as Henrietta Smith-Rolla, is a composer, producer and DJ based in Manchester. She recently announced The People's Party, a major new Friday night show on BBC 6Music.

Manchester Camerata has been at the forefront of the city's cultural scene for 50 years, performing online orchestral raves, touring internationally and running a groundbreaking community-focused social impact programme from their home, The Monastery in Gorton.

Following performances in Coventry and London as part of PRSF New Music Biennial, this piece tours nationally as part of Unquiet in late 2022.

Unquiet is a new live music series for audiences equally engaged with contemporary orchestral music, UK pirate radio, dealing with post-internet anxiety and escaping the algorithm. It is commissioned by Manchester Camerata and NEWFORM, and curated by Robert Ames.

Performers
  • Manchester Camerata
  • Robert Ames conductor
Repertoire
  • Afrodeutsche (Henrietta Smith-Rolla): He Sings Over Me (London premiere)

Need to know

This event is free, but ticketed with unallocated seating. Tickets don’t guarantee entry: admission is on a first come, first served basis for those with tickets. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

This 15-minute piece is performed twice, with a short Q&A session with the composer between the performances.

Dates & times

Sat 2 Jul 2022, 9pm
Approximate run time: 1 hour.
Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

Price

  • Standard entryFree, but ticketed

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