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Talking of Michelangelo

Roderic Dunnett hears Shostakovich, Tavener, and Johann Joseph Fux

MANCHESTER staged a landmark Festival of Expressionism almost two decades ago, fusing the theatre, music, and visual arts of one of the most fertile and challenging periods of early last century. That was a courageous and underfunded one-off. Nowadays, the Manchester International Festival (MIF) has emerged as one of the main events in the city's arts calendar.

It has capitalised on venues with a religious past. St Peter's, a decommissioned church in east Manchester, hosted ...

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