We Built This City

Manc 68: Bob Riley - The Visionary Violinist Challenging Tradition.

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“For us it’s all about the future, it’s about laying down the foundations with new composers and new communities that we can make a difference in, in the future.” Bob Riley came from the “cow pats of East Yorkshire” to the “hustle and bustle of Manchester” after his talents on the violin secured him a place at the Royal Northern College of Music. He has now held the position of Chief Executive at the Manchester Camerata for almost 16 years, he joins Lisa at the Camerata’s new home, Gorton Monastery.