Help support us. Choose your gift:
Your donation has been added to your basket! Thanks!
Sorry, there was an error. Please reload the page and try again.

Queries, group & access bookings: 0333 130 0967
Phones 2-4pm | Counter sales 1-2.30pm
Tuesday to Thursday and one hour before each concert

Additional event information

Programme:
KODÀLY Sonatina for cello and piano
J.S. BACH Öffne dich, mein ganzes Herze from Cantata BWV 61 
J.S. BACH arr. BRITTEN Four Spiritual Songs 
TAVENER Thrinos for solo cello
TAVENER Akhmatova Songs
BRAHMS Two Songs, Op.91
BERLIOZ La Captive
JANÁČEK Pohádka (Fairy Tale) for cello and piano
SCHUBERT Romanze from Rosamunde, D.797
SCHUBERT Wandrers Nachtlied, D.768
SCHUBERT Auf dem Strom, D.943  

Tre Voci

  • Monday 28 February 2022, 7:30pm
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £27
Book tickets

Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

In partnership with The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

Join us for an evening which interweaves the cello, played by Natalie Clein, with the rich soprano of Ruby Hughes alongside distinguished pianist Julius Drake.

British-born cellist Natalie Clein came to widespread attention at the age of sixteen when she won both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and the Eurovision Competition for Young Musicians in Warsaw. Natalie’s playing has been described by The Times as ‘mesmerising’ and ‘soaringly passionate’. Natalie has built a distinguished career, regularly performing at major venues and with orchestras worldwide. A keen recital and chamber performer, she has recently performed Bach’s Complete Cello Suites in London, Southampton and Oxford and has curated a series of four concerts for BBC Radio 3 at LSO St Luke’s.

Described by The New Yorker as the ‘collaborative pianist nonpareil’, Julius Drake lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. His passionate interest in song has led to invitations to devise song series for Wigmore Hall, the BBC and his annual series of song recitals – Julius Drake and Friends.

Ruby Hughes began her musical studies as a cellist graduating from the Guildhall School of Music in London. In the UK she has performed major roles with English National Opera, Garsington Opera, The Opera Group, Music Theatre Wales and Scottish Opera. She also appeared in Sir Jonathan Miller’s acclaimed production of the St Matthew Passion at the National Theatre. She has broadcast & recorded extensively covering a wide range of repertoire including works by Bach, Barber, Berg, Britten, Crumb, Handel, Haydn, Mahler, Maxwell Davies, Macmillan, Mozart, Schubert & Schumann. Ruby is a passionate recitalist & works closely with the pianists Julius Drake & Joseph Middleton. In 2016 she released her first solo recital disc ‘Nocturnal variations’, songs by Schubert, Mahler, Britten and Berg with pianist Joseph Middleton for the Champs Hill label, named BBC Music Magazine’s choice of the month.

This promises to be an intriguing exploration of these sonorities, from Tavener’s starkly expressive Akhmatova Songs to Schubert’s exhilarating Auf dem Strom and Janáček’s enchanting Pohádka.

Natalie Clein website

Julius Drake website

Ruby Hughes website

Manchester Chamber Concerts Society website

Founded in 1936, this is The Manchester Chamber Concerts Society’s 85th season in Manchester and the first full season to be based at The Stoller Hall. As well as tickets being available for individual Manchester Chamber Concerts Society events, a 30% discount will be automatically applied if you purchase the full season. Explore the Autumn Season here.


We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to The Stoller Hall and have a range of safety measures in place. You can explore our See it Safely measures here.

All dates & times

Show more +

You may also like

  1. Carole Nash Hall

    Composers’ Concert

    Wed 24 November 2021, 7:30pm

    Chetham’s School of Music is the UK’s leading music school, home to some of the UK’s most remarkable young musicians....

  2. The Stoller Hall

    Zara Benyounes and Jeremy Young – Haworth Masterclass

    Mon 29 November 2021, 2:30pm

    Following their lunchtime concert in The Stoller Hall, Zara and Jeremy will lead a public masterclass exploring piano and violin...

  3. The Stoller Hall

    Zara Benyounes and Jeremy Young – Lunchtime Concert

    Mon 29 November 2021, 1:30pm

    Lunchtime concert – 1.30pm Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) – 2.30pm In 2013 Zara Benyounes collaborated with pianist Jeremy...

  4. The Stoller Hall

    Matilda Lloyd – Haworth Masterclass

    Mon 6 December 2021, 2:30pm

    Hailed as “remarkable” by the Telegraph, British trumpeter Matilda Lloyd will lead a public masterclass following her lunchtime concert in...