Manchester Jewish Museum

Intimate Notes: Upbeat
Manchester Baroque



Our synagogue


£16 full, £14 concessions

Manchester Baroque presents Intimate Notes: Upbeat
Part of Synagogue Nights at Manchester Jewish Museum


Pauline Nobes – Baroque Violin
Martyn Shaw – Baroque Flute
Poppy Walshaw – Baroque Cello
David Francis – Harpsichord


Join us for an evening of intimate eighteenth-century music in the historic setting of our 1874 Synagogue, as Manchester Baroque recapture the essence of our past – with a flavour of Jewish cultural history.

Explore the captivating sounds of the Baroque Violin, Baroque Flute, Baroque Cello and Harpsichord, through performances of music by J.S. Bach, Le Clair, Vivaldi and Cristiano Lidarti, patron of the Portuguese Jewish community in Amsterdam.

Since their launch in 2019, Manchester Baroque have built a reputation for engaging and vibrant performances of historical music on period instruments.

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What you need to know

Doors Open from 6pm, performance 7 – 9pm including a 20 minute interval and a Q&A following the performance.

The bar will be selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks before and after the event.

The performance is a seated event without social distancing.

The synagogue has dedicated seating areas for wheelchair users, please do contact the box office ahead of the event to arrange on


About The Artists

Old instruments. New ideas.

Through concerts of chamber music, larger scale orchestral works and oratorios, Manchester Baroque is committed to the continued development of historically informed performances at the centre of the city’s arts culture: Reflecting Manchester’s rich heritage as the world’s original modern city.

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