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Manchester Collective: Pierrot Lunaire

Manchester Collective: Pierrot Lunaire

Mon 1 January 0001 - Thu 22 November 2018
The Crypt

Timothy Burke - conductor
Lotte Betts-Dean - soprano
Elizabeth Alker - presenter
Emma Doherty - director
Nate Silver - designer
David Pountney - translator

Schoenberg - Pierrot Lunaire

The wild, seductive chords of Schoenberg’s masterpiece have intrigued and confounded audiences for over 100 years. This season, Manchester Collective brings this sensual and dangerous world to life, performed in English, in a new translation by David Pountney.

Emma Doherty directs this visceral staged production, delving deep into the inner world of the unnamed female protagonist. Acclaimed Australian soprano Lotte Betts-Dean paints a vivid picture of a woman on the edge - inspiration, struggle, ambition, and self-doubt.

Pierrot Lunaire is presented by NTS/BBC Radio 6 broadcaster Elizabeth Alker, who will guide audiences though the emotional wreckage of this musical apocalypse.


Explore the other Manchester Collective concerts at Leeds Town Hall.


Standard: £19.06
Under 18s/over 60s/students/unwaged: £5.30
(includes 6% booking fee)

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