Talking of Michelangelo
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 @ 00:02
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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