What's on: Free events
Reeves Still above Ground – Elegy for Cello and Piano Prokofiev Quartet No. 1 in B minor, Op. 50 A new work for cello and piano by Camden Reeves, written in memory of his jazz-loving grandfather and with echoes of the style of Bill Evans, precedes Prokofiev’s pungently idiosyncratic first quartet of 1931. Followed at 2.30pm by Quatuor..
MUMS are excited to present their first ever folk-themed concert, with music ranging from ‘trad’ to originals. Featuring a range of instruments and ensembles rarely heard in this concert series; expect a real blend of familiar tunes and new sounds.
Join the Hallé Choral Academy as they perform a selection of works including Rutter’s ‘Feel the Spirit’, led by conductors Joseph Judge and Michelle Robinson. The concert will also feature performances from a Chamber Ensemble from the Hallé Youth Orchestra. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/y9c4b2ed or telephone the Martin Harr..
Performing a compelling concert of klezmer music – the traditional dance music of Eastern European Jewry – the University of Manchester’s resident klezmer ensemble, The Michael Kahan Kapelye, performs a fun-filled, toe-tapping programme as part of their Ensemble Performance assessment. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunch..
A celebration and tribute to Sir John Manduell CBE, who spent his life furthering the cause of music worldwide from his many important spheres of work in the UK (particularly Manchester) and elsewhere. These celebrations will bring together fellow composers and musicians to share his music and more. Oboe Quartet Mozart Verses from Ca..
Leading British bass Stephen Richardson performs Shostakovich's hard-hitting Romances on Words by British Poets, banned under Stalin in 1948, together with Irish composer Gerald Barry's Beethoven, a setting of Beethoven's famous letter to the 'Immortal Beloved'. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series, which i..
Second-year Music students on the Ensemble Performance module demonstrate their newly acquired expertise in Sundanese Gamelan Degung from West Java, Indonesia in an exciting concert of traditional, contemporary and brand new music, including special guest performers. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series, whic..