UpClose: Sven Helbig – Pocket Symphonies at HOME

Chris Horkan
Image courtesy of Manchester Camerata

UpClose: Sven Helbig - Pocket Symphonies at HOME Manchester, Manchester 9 September 2017 Tickets from £15.00 — Book now

With production credits as varied as Pet Shop Boys, Rammstein and Snoop Dogg, it’s fair to say that Sven Helbig has a genre-spanning career. The German composer, director and producer has also directed music videos, stage shows and theatrical multimedia events – including Snoop Dogg’s performance at the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards.

For this Manchester Camerata UpClose event, however, his Pocket Symphonies – compositions for orchestra and piano quartet – are the focus. Artist filmmaker Chris Paul Daniels, a regular contributor at HOME, will provide a live video accompaniment to the music.

UpClose: Sven Helbig - Pocket Symphonies at HOME Manchester, Manchester 9 September 2017 Tickets from £15.00 Book now

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