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Spanning the Channel

  • St Ann's Church Saint Anns Square Manchester, England United Kingdom (map)

The Concerto Grosso, Passacaglia and Fugue are all well-known forms of Baroque music. In our concert, Spanning the Channel,we celebrate the international language of music bringing together music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This summer’s programme sees the beginning of Manchester Baroque’s complete series of Handel’s Op.6, 12 Concerti Grossi.

Tickets available via Eventbrite.

Tickets for concerts at St Ann’s Church are priced from £5 to £20 with discounts on some tickets for the over 65s, young people and the unwaged. Tickets for the performance of Handel’s Messiah at Manchester Cathedral are priced from £10 to £25.

Season Tickets covering all five concerts are available guaranteeing the best available seats for a discounted price of £92 by emailing


George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759) Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6 No. 1

Georg Muffat (1653 - 1704) Passacaglia in G minor 

Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1717) Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op. 6 No. 3 


Unico Wilhelm, Count van Wassanaer (1692 - 1766) Concerti Armonici No. 5 in F minor 

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelink (1562 - 1621) Hexachord Fantasia (1612)

Georg Muffat Armonico Tributo No. 5 in G major 

Harvey Davies (harpsichord/chamber organ), 

Pauline Nobes (director and Baroque violin)

Earlier Event: May 2
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