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What's on: Music

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert with Michelle Assay (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 17 October 2019

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet excerpts, transcribed for viola and piano by Vadim Borisovsky Beethoven Quartet in F, Op. 18 No. 1 Vlad Bogdanas is joined by pianist Michelle Assay in two transcriptions from Prokofiev’s ever-popular Romeo and Juliet ballet, inaugurating this season’s series of his chamber works. As we approach the..

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 18 October 2019

Shostakovich Quartet No. 1, in C, Op. 49 Beethoven Quartet in F, Op. 135 Jumpei Koyama ‘Who found it?’ (UK premiere) Weinberg Quartet No.2 in A, Op. 3 Beethoven’s profound farewell to the string quartet is surrounded by two of the sunniest Soviet quartets: the first of Shostakovich’s cycle of 15, composed in 1938, and the se..

Vocal Showcase

13:10 - 13:55 18 October 2019

Songs by female composers of the 19th Century are overshadowed by those of their canonical male counterparts. The stunning works of Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade and Josephine Lang performed in this beautifully engaging concert demonstrate that this precedent is unjustified.

The University of Manchester Symphony Orchestra

19:00 - 20:30 19 October 2019

An exciting concert from the Symphony Orchestra, including a new work by PhD student Simon Hellewell. The concert features the rarely performed Piano Concerto No. 5 by Prokofiev, performed by undergraduate student Max Bilbe, and the spectacular Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninoff. Pre-concert talk Join Professor David Fanning, leading scholar on..

OiKuu

13:10 - 14:00 24 October 2019

Described as ‘resolutely refreshing’, Riot Ensemble will present a concert of wild chamber music, featuring their principal Bass Clarinettist (newly appointed Principal Bass Clarinet of the Liverpool Philharmonic) Ausias Garrigos. Ausias is joined by Riot Artistic Board members Kate Walter (Bass Flute), Amy Green (Baritone Saxophone) and L..

MANTIS FESTIVAL

18:00 - 19:30 26 October 2019

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic music, featuring new works by Manchester composers and visiting guest artists. Experience new music and sound in a fully immersive 3-D surround sound environment and get a truly unique and immersive sonic experience. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yy4brplx..

MANTIS FESTIVAL

20:00 - 21:00 26 October 2019

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic music, featuring new works by Manchester composers and visiting guest artists. Experience new music and sound in a fully immersive 3-D surround sound environment and get a truly unique and immersive sonic experience. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yy4brplx..

MANTIS FESTIVAL

14:00 - 15:00 27 October 2019

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents concerts of new electroacoustic music, featuring new works by Manchester composers and visiting guest artists. Experience new music and sound in a fully immersive 3-D surround sound environment and get a truly unique and immersive sonic experience. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yy4brplx..

New Sounds: Beyond displacement and pressure in soundwaves

13:10 - 14:00 31 October 2019

Manchester University Music Society present a New Sounds Concert edition featuring newly created compositions by students at the University of Manchester. This concert is organised under the umbrella of the New Music Manchester Festival under the theme ‘Displacement’ and as part of a long-standing collaboration with the RNCM.

Baroque Orchestra: Cosmopolitan Music from Baroque Germany

15:30 - 17:00 03 November 2019

This concert is a culmination of a two-day intensive workshop on historically informed performance guided by Peter Holman (Parley of Instruments) and Baroque strings specialist, Judy Tarling. Manchester University Baroque Orchestra perform music from Baroque Germany with a distinctly international flavour. Listen to pieces from composers inclu..