Manchester Baroque: Manchester’s Own - Spring Flower Collection

  • Event
  • Saturday, 25 February 2023
  • 7.30pm
  • Manchester Cathedral
Manchester Baroque: Manchester’s Own - Spring Flower Collection

Manchester’s Own: Spring Flower Collection, is the first in a series of concerts that continues our commitment to tracing Manchester’s cultural history. The Newman Flower collection at Manchester’s Henry Watson library contains a wealth of historically significant, scarcely performed manuscripts. Hear a range of manuscripts from the collection brought to life in technicolour by Manchester Baroque's principal players!



Arcangelo Corelli (1653 – 1713) - Concerto Grosso Op 6/1 (1724)

George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) - Concerto for Harpsichord in Bb Major Op.4/2

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741) - Concerto for Flute Il Gardellino RV 90


Antonio Vivaldi - ‘Spring’ from The Four Seasons RV 269

Johann Adolf Hasse (1699 – 1783) - Concerto for Harpsichord Op. 4/1

George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso Op.3/3


Pauline Nobes – Baroque Violin

Martyn Shaw – Baroque Flute

David Francis – Harpsichord


Tickets, priced from £8 to £25 with discounts on some tickets for the over 65s, young people and the unwaged, are avalable here