What's on: Music
MUMS Lunchtime Concerts: Baroque Orchestra: Music by Handel, Avison, Geminiani and the Earl of Kelly
Come and enjoy a lunchtime concert performed by the Manchester University Music Society. These concerts are free, no need to book just turn up. The University of Manchester period-instrument Baroque ensemble conducts you on an 18th-Century tour of the British Isles. Find out what was being heard by audiences in London, Dublin, Newcastle and A..
“The arts aren’t just a nice-to-have add-on; they should be a core part of our lives. The Stockport Youth Orchestra has been a marvellous example of this.” (Nicholas Kenyon, Director, Barbican Centre) Stockport Youth Orchestra returns to the MHC with a vibrant programme of music by Haydn, Stravinsky, Bartók and Korngold, conducted by T..
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 Danel Seminar. Reeves Still above Ground – Elegy for Cello and Piano (first performance) Prokofiev..
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.
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.
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..