*Our Events in 2019*
Wednesday 6th February 2019 – meeting at 6.15PM for 6.30PM start
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, an exhibition of some of Renaissance master’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will be on display at Manchester Art Gallery.
Join us to see these unique masterpieces and discover more about the Maestro of the Italian Rinascimento.
A member of our Committee will be waiting for you from 6.15PM in the Main Hall.
To round off the evening we will go to DOM’S in Deansgate for a pizza and a chat – in Italian or English.
Please confirm your attendance in the comment box at the bottom of this page by 3rd February latest.
Thursday 7th March 2019 – meeting beside the ticket office at 7.15PM for 7.30PM start
The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St, Manchester M2 3WS
SERATA A CONCERTO – Hallé: Opera Gala
Gianluca Marcianò conductor | Anna Patalong soprano | Jung Soo Yun tenor
Great voices and a great orchestra come together in an evening filled with passion, imagination and unforgettable melodies.
Acclaimed Italian conductor Gianluca Marcianò and the Hallé are joined by rising stars Anna Patalong and Jung Soo Yun to bring your favourite operas to life.
The concert includes:
Che gelida manina and Sì, mi chiamano Mimì from La Bohème; Don José’s deeply moving Flower Song from Carmen; the celebrated singer Floria Tosca’s impassioned plea for redemption in Vissi d’arte from Tosca.. and then arias and duets from the Turandot, Rigoletto, La traviata and many other masterpieces.
A member of our Committee will meet you at 7.15PM beside the ticket office.
During the interval we will gather at the same spot for greetings and a chat.
Tickets’ costs are between £14.20 and £44.50 – to be booked individually.
Please add £2.00 fee for online or phone booking.
Please contact directly The Bridgewater Hall on 0161 907 9000 or visit their website www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk to proceed with the booking.
Please confirm your attendance in the comment box at the bottom of this page by 1st March latest.
We hope to see you there!
SYLVIA & SILVIO:
A meeting of minds
A talk (in English) about Sylvia Pankhurst and Silvio Corio
by Alfio Bernabei – curator of the exhibition ‘Sylvia and Silvio’ opening at the end of March at the Working Class Movement Library, Salford
Saturday 6th April 2019 – 5.45PM
Venue: Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester M2 1NL
Free admission – The evening will conclude with a glass of Italian wine and nibbles.
To better arrange the necessary refreshments, it would be helpful if you could book in advance by emailing us at email@example.com
Thanks to Elena Palladino, our Executive Committee member, for helping Alfio Bernabei in organising the exhibition and this talk.