What's on: Free events

WCLC- Danels

13:10 - 14:00 08 December 2022

Franz Schubert,?String?Quartet Movement in C Minor,?D. 103?(completed by Brian Newbould) Josef Mayseder, String Quartet?No.5?in D major,?Op.9 Take a trip to early 19th-Century Vienna! Joseph Mayseder (1789-1863) was a virtuoso violinist and concertmaster at the Vienna State Opera. He was prolific in chamber music, writing 12 quartets. Here..

The University of Manchester’s Baroque Orchestra: Henry Purcell - Showtunes

13:10 - 14:00 09 December 2022

In the last five years of his short life, Henry Purcell’s career took a (literally) dramatic new turn, as he became the London theatre’s most prolific and celebrated composer, writing music that enabled him to demonstrate the full range of his expressive powers. In this lunchtime concert, The University’s specialist period-instrument ens..

Little Big Band Jazz Ensemble featuring Yazz Ahmed and Carlos Maldonado

13:10 - 14:00 15 December 2022

Established in October 2019, the ensemble is directed by Dr Alexander Gagatsis, lecturer in Jazz Studies, and takes the form of a little big band, a smaller version of the conventional 18-piece big band. The ensemble is joined by Simon Industrial & Professional Fellows composer and trumpeter Yazz Ahmed and three-time Grammy-awarded percussioni..

Festive Sing-along Relaxed Performance

13:10 - 14:00 16 December 2022

Everyone is welcome to enjoy some uplifting Christmas music here at the Martin Harris Centre this December as the Festive Sing-along Relaxed Performance returns with jingle bells on. Join us for a fun and relaxed sing-along event packed with well-worn favourites to encourage everyone to join in and sing, play an instrument or just enjoy the..

WCLC- Danels

13:10 - 14:00 09 February 2023

David Önaç, New Work for Two Violins (World Premiere) Benjamin Britten, Elegy for Solo Viola Kevin Malone, Requiem77, for Solo Cello and Air Traffic Controllers University of Manchester alumnus David Önaç’s premieres his duet, New Work for Two Violins, which was written especially for Marc Danel and Gilles Millet. Elegy for Solo..

Lunchtime Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 23 February 2023

Rebecca Clarke, Lullaby and Grotesque, for Viola and Cello Rebecca Clarke, Morpheus, for Viola and Piano Fanny Mendelssohn, String Quartet in E-Flat Major Two duos by British-American composer Rebecca Clarke, together with Fanny Mendelssohn’s only String Quartet. Followed at 2.30pm by the Quatuor Danel Masterclass. The Quartet are..

Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 16 March 2023

Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata for Two Violins, Op.56 Richard Whalley, Les Adieux Germaine Tailleferre, String Quartet A duet by Prokofiev, Richard Whalley’s vision of Europe and a string quartet by ‘Les Six’ composer Germaine Tailleferre. Followed at 2.30pm by the Quatuor Danel Composition Workshop with postgraduate students from Th..

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