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Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - House of Light

13:10 - 14:00 19 April 2018

There’s no need to book – this concert is free and you can just turn up on the day. Singing House of Light are: Helen Chadwick, Victoria Couper and Barbara Gellhorn Helen Chadwick Song Theatre is a group of highly skilled actor singers who present performances, concerts and site-specific events. House of Light is a joyous production of..

Manchester University Music Society - Cosmo Singers and Ad Solem

19:30 - 21:00 20 April 2018

The University’s two leading chamber choirs tackle choral works old and new, which include Herbert Howells’ celestial Requiem, which remained unperformed for almost fifty years after being composed, as well as Palestrina’s Stabat Mater and contemporary British composer Julian Anderson’s Four American Songs. To book please visit http:/..

Manchester University Music Society - World Music

13:10 - 14:00 20 April 2018

Expect music-making originating from anywhere around the globe in this world music concert! Students will have the opportunity a chance to perform music in exotic styles, as soloists and ensembles such as klezmer and gamelan. FREE - no need to book, just turn up!

Manchester University Music Society - Brass Band

19:30 - 21:00 21 April 2018

Recently returning from a tour of Edinburgh and competing at Unibrass, Brass Band will showcase a mixture of traditional repertoire and more modern compositions. Having won Unibrass twice in the last three years, expect a high quality and truly memorable performance! To book please visit or telephone the Martin Harris..

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Lovenotes

13:10 - 14:00 26 April 2018

There’s no need to book – this concert is free and you can just turn up on the day. The Lovenotes are a close harmony, a capella group performing a mix of genres, from jazz and swing to contemporary classical. Expect an entertaining, varied and polished performance.

Manchester University Big Band

19:30 - 21:00 27 April 2018

With an eclectic set of fresh contemporary charts, Manchester University Big Band showcase new sounds from the States by Bob Mintzer and Darcy James Argue, whilst working with UK prog-rock/fusion trio Troyka and Manchester composer Ben Cottrell exploring the best in British jazz innovation- don’t miss out! To book please visit

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 29 April 2018

Soloists: Katie Bray David Butt Philip Marcus Farnsworth Elgar The Dream of Gerontius The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra are delighted to present Elgar’s masterpiece, The Dream of Gerontius. Featuring high-class professional soloists David Butt Philip, Marcus Farnsworth and Katie Bray. This promises to be a mo..

Quatuor Danel Seminar

14:30 - 16:00 03 May 2018

The Quatuor Danel workshops new compositions by postgraduate students of the University.

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 03 May 2018

Miniatures by the youngest generation and by the father of the Quatuor Danel’s cellist Yovan Markovitch act as preludes to the heady aromas of Romanian folk-music in Enescu’s penultimate work. Ivan Markovitch Solo Pieces for Violin New student work Enescu Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 22 No. 2 FREE - no need to book, just turn up!

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with David Fanning (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 04 May 2018

Two iconic chamber works by Shostakovich frame Gubaidulina’s heartwrenching homage to Bach’s Art of Fugue and the ephemeral fantasy of Britten’s last major work. Shostakovich Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 Gubaidulina Reflection on the Theme B-A-C-H Britten Quartet No. 3 in G major, Op. 94 Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E min..