What's on: Music
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.
A new work by Richard Whalley based on analogies between music and Icelandic geology and landscapes is sandwiched by two more Schubert masterpieces: the driving single-movement Quartettsatz and the sublime C major String Quintet, beloved of Desert Island Discs guests. Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D703 Whalley Mantle Plume (first per..
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..
The University of Manchester Chorus returns this spring with Carl Orff’s renowned work, Carmina Burana, accompanied by the University of Manchester’s Symphony Orchestra. We also celebrate Dr. Kevin Malone’s birthday with a special performance of his work, Creations. www.universitychorus.org.uk £25 VIP Ticket (includes invitation to the..
Manchester University Brass Band presenting a largely ecclesiastical programme including an exciting arrangement Tallis’ ‘Spem in Alium’ for Brass Band. They will be utilizing the beautiful space of the Holy Name Church to present this exciting concert. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yaolq2pl or telephone the Martin Harris Cen..
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. There will be a FREE public buffet at 4.30..
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. Rachel Speirs (soprano) Peter Lawson (pian..
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..