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What's on: Music

WCLC: Tom Hewson (jazz piano) Essence

13:10 - 14:00 30 January 2020

Join jazz pianist Tom Hewson as he performs original music from Essence, his latest album made inside the Bösendorfer piano factory in Vienna, drawing both on the colours of the contemporary piano repertoire and the improvisational and rhythmic drive of the jazz tradition. Price: Free These concerts are part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 13 February 2020

Dusapin Iti for Solo Violin Lekeu Adagio Molto Weinberg Sonata No. 4 for Violin and Piano One of a series of works for solo instruments, all beginning with the letter ‘i’, by the best-known living French composer, Pascal Dusapin, precedes the soulful slow movement by Belgian Guillaume Lekeu, who died of typhoid at the age of 24, and..

MUMS - New Sounds

13:10 - 14:00 14 February 2020

There is great enthusiasm for contemporary music amongst music students at The University of Manchester. In this concert, a variety of ensembles present works recently written by student composers, featuring an exciting array of musical styles. Price: Free

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 14 February 2020

Chevalier de Saint-George Quartet, G.191 Dusapin Quartet No. 4 Franck Quartet in D One of numerous quartets by the first classical composer of African ancestry, born in Guadeloupe in 1745 and also famous in his day as a champion fencer, is followed by the Fourth by Pascal Dusapin and the only one by César Franck. To b..

WCLC: Jack Adler-McKean - Solo tuba

13:10 - 14:00 20 February 2020

Giacinto Scelsi Maknongan Patrick Friel Ezra’s Telescope (British première) Sylvain Marty Diversion 2 (British première) Vinko Globokar Juriritubaïoka (British première), with Bofan Ma (piano) University of Manchester alumnus Jack Adler-McKean explores new directions in writing for solo t..

MUMS Opera – The Enchanted Pig

19:00 - 21:30 21 February 2020

The MUMS Opera team return this year to put on Jonathan Dove’s eccentric The Enchanted Pig, an opera exploring a magical and enchanting story of love and destiny, by one of the most prominent composers of our time. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yf4r4j35 or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box offi..

MUMS Opera – The Enchanted Pig

19:00 - 21:30 22 February 2020

The MUMS Opera team return this year to put on Jonathan Dove’s eccentric The Enchanted Pig, an opera exploring a magical and enchanting story of love and destiny, by one of the most prominent composers of our time. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yf4r4j35 or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box offi..

WCLC: Gazelleband

13:10 - 14:00 27 February 2020

Gazelleband combines pioneering Palestinian oud player Reem Anbar and Mancunian multi-instrumentalist Louis Brehony, as they present a unique take on the radical and traditional music of the Arab world and beyond. From Palestinian folk to cosmopolitan Cairo, this distinctive performance crosses international borders. Price: Free These conce..

MUMS Chamber Music from the Nineteenth Century

13:10 - 14:00 28 February 2020

Join talented chamber musicians in the music society as they take on a programme of nineteenth century works. This free concert explores three works by Johannes Brahms, Clara and Robert Schumann. With what would have been her two hundredth birthday being celebrated last year, Clara Schumann has recently shot to well-deserved fame. Alongside he..

MANTIS FESTIVAL: Digital Overlays

18:00 - 19:30 29 February 2020

Come along to the 2020 spring edition of the MANTIS festival ‘Digital Overlays’. Immersive media environments and human-machine Interactivity by music composers and digital artists will be diffused over our immersive 56-loudspeaker MANTIS sound cluster. Special multi-concert ticket pricing Full Concess..