What's on: Music

WCLC- Danels

13:10 - 14:00 09 February 2023

David Önaç, 'Out of the Blue' for Two Violins (World Premiere) Benjamin Britten, Elegy for Solo Viola Kevin Malone, Requiem77, for Solo Cello and Air Traffic Controllers University of Manchester alumnus David Önaç’s premieres his duet, New Work for Two Violins, which was written especially for Marc Danel and Gilles Millet. Elegy..

Danels evening concert

19:30 - 21:30 10 February 2023

Kevin Malone, The Housatonic Near Sandy Hook (Premiere of String Quartet Version) Kris Defoort, String Quartet No.1 (2004) Felix Mendelssohn, Octet in E-Flat Major, Op.20 A Manchester first! The Quatuor Danel joins forces with the fantastic Victoria Quartet for a performance of Mendelssohn’s Octet, with recent works by Kevin Malone a..

MUMS Opera: Mrs President by Victoria Bond

19:00 - 21:00 17 February 2023

Join MUMS Opera for their performance of Victoria Bond’s Mrs. President, an opera detailing the life of Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. In a production that incorporates students from all years, the opera displays poignant themes of empowerment and optimism interplayed expertly with entra..

MUMS Opera: Mrs President by Victoria Bond

19:00 - 21:00 18 February 2023

Join MUMS Opera for their performance of Victoria Bond’s Mrs. President, an opera detailing the life of Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. In a production that incorporates students from all years, the opera displays poignant themes of empowerment and optimism interplayed expertly with entra..

Lunchtime Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 23 February 2023

Rebecca Clarke, Lullaby and Grotesque, for Viola and Cello Rebecca Clarke, Morpheus, for Viola and Piano Fanny Mendelssohn, String Quartet in E-Flat Major Two duos by British-American composer Rebecca Clarke, together with Fanny Mendelssohn’s only String Quartet. Followed at 2.30pm by the Quatuor Danel Masterclass. The Quartet are..

MUMS Chamber Orchestra

15:30 - 16:30 25 February 2023

Manchester University Music Society (MUMS) invites you to their first concert of 2023, featuring two distinctive concerti, both old and new. The concert opens with an exhilarating world premiere of a new concerto by award-winning PhD composer, Cameron Biles-Liddell, which explores tender lyricism and rippling textures brought to life by the fl..

WCLC – Chineke Chamber Ensemble

13:10 - 14:00 02 March 2023

The Chineke! Foundation was created by Chi-chi Nwanoku CBE in 2015 to provide outstanding career opportunities to established and up-and-coming Black and ethnically diverse classical musicians in the UK and Europe. Chineke!’s motto is: ‘Championing change and celebrating diversity in classical music’. The organisation aims to be a cataly..

Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble: ‘The Old Harpist’

13:10 - 14:00 09 March 2023

An unmissable opportunity to hear world-renowned tanbur player Seyed Ali Jaberi with the contemporary Persian Sufi Hamdel Ensemble in a programme of music with poetry by the 13 century Persian poet Molana Jalal-odin Rumi, translated by Alan Williams.

Walter Carol Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 16 March 2023

Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata for Two Violins, Op.56 Richard Whalley, Les Adieux Germaine Tailleferre, String Quartet A duet by Prokofiev, Richard Whalley’s vision of Europe and a string quartet by ‘Les Six’ composer Germaine Tailleferre. Followed at 2.30pm by the Quatuor Danel Composition Workshop with postgraduate students from Th..

Danels Evening concert with David Fanning and Michelle Assay

19:30 - 21:30 17 March 2023

George Enescu, Pastorale, Menuet Triste et Nocturne Sergei Prokofiev, Visions Fugitives, Op. 22 (arr. Samsonov) Antonín Dvo?ák, Piano Quintet No.2 in A major, Op.81 The quartet is joined by pianist and University of Manchester Professor of Music David Fanning for a performance of Dvo?ák’s Piano Quintet No.2. Marc Danel is joined a..

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