Sunday Boys for the Stoller Hall
Manchester’s male voice sensation, The Sunday Boys, reflect on their relationship with Manchester and the journey their beloved city has taken them on in their latest solo gig, Our Manchester Home.
Featuring lyrics from Manchester based poet Andrew McMillan and set to music by The Sunday Boys' Musical Director Michael Betteridge, this special gig will feature three original compositions based on The Sunday Boys' real-life experiences of Manchester, the city they call home.
The evening will feature a varied and exciting programme of original composition and arrangements such as; Leather by Tori Amos, Smalltown Boy by Bronski Beat, I Carry Your Heart with Me by David Dickau and I'm Coming Out by Diana Ross, among many others.
Curated around the themes of arrival, exploration, settling down and ageing, The Sunday Boys will take you on a musical journey on their perspective on this unique city.
The Sunday Boys are an unauditioned, inclusive male voice choir with a majority gay identifying membership that rehearse on Sunday evenings in central Manchester. Over the past year the choir has performed at prestigious gigs in the city and beyond, presented their first solo gig 50 Years of Change in July 2017 and embarked on their first international tour with a 3 day visit to Iceland in March 2018.
The choir have commissioned one original composition with four movements for this special, one-off concert in collaboration with Andrew McMillan;
the body is a choir room - Composed by Michael Betteridge with lyrics by Andrew McMillan
Movement 1: arrival
Movement 2: settling down
Movement 3: ageing
Movement 4: the sunday boys
The concert will be led by The Sunday Boys’ Musical Director Michael Betteridge.
Our Manchester Home has been generously supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund, and the Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.Read More