Events and concerts

The Music Department organises a number of concerts, conferences, and other events annually.

Notable past and ongoing events include:

Events

Barber Lunchtime Series: Baker and Limonov

Barber Lunchtime Series: Baker and Limonov

Date
16/01/2015
Description
Young Classical Artist Trust musicians Benjamin Baker and Petr Limonov give the first concert of 2015 in the Friday Lunchtime series.
Music Research Colloquium: Richard Rijnvos

Music Research Colloquium: Richard Rijnvos

Date
21/01/2015
Description
Richard Rijnvos (University of Durham) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
Music Research Colloquium: Rodney Sharman

Music Research Colloquium: Rodney Sharman

Date
21/01/2015
Description
Rodney Sharman delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
Barber Evening Series: VOCES8

Barber Evening Series: VOCES8

Date
21/01/2015
Description
Harnessing a combination of sound worlds, The Nave to the Stage explores the simple beauty of plainsong and the rich harmonies of Rachmaninov, through to the brilliance of the Rat Pack and musicals.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Romantic Piano Fantasies

Barber Lunchtime Series: Romantic Piano Fantasies

Date
23 - 30/01/2015
Description
Concert pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns to the Barber with an intriguing tour of some of the most imaginative and capricious 19th-century pieces for piano, starting with Beethoven's impatiently eccentric Op. 77 Fantasy, moving through Mendelssohn, Chopin and Liszt, and coming full circle with Schumann's glorious Fantasy Op. 17, dedicated to Liszt, but secretly brimming with hidden references to Beethoven himself.
BEASTdome: Pantry Sessions

BEASTdome: Pantry Sessions

Date
23 - 24/01/2015
Description
BEAST and SOUNDkitchen join forces to present two evenings of delicious electronic music, with artists from Birmingham, the UK, Portugal, Italy, Iceland and the US.
In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

Date
28/01/2015
Description
Laurie Stras (University of Southampton) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Rose Consort of Viols

Barber Lunchtime Series: Rose Consort of Viols

Date
06/02/2015
Description
The UK's leading viol ensemble, the Rose Consort, performs a selection of five-part fantasias, In nomines, and dance music from Tudor and Stuart England, including music by William Byrd, Antony Holborne, John Ward and Alfonso Ferrabosco II.
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