Events and concerts

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

Notable past and ongoing events include:

Events

University Chamber Orchestra

University Chamber Orchestra

Date
08/02/2015
Description
Professor Andrew Kirkman directs the University Chamber Orchestra for an afternoon of Classical symphonies by Joseph Martin Kraus and Leopold Kozeluch, and works by Franz Joseph Haydn.
Monday Lunchtime Series

Monday Lunchtime Series

Date
09/02/2015 - 23/03/2015
Description
The Dome is home to our free Monday lunchtime student recital series each Spring term. We present a variety of ensembles and soloists, including early music groups and University Camerata.
Life on mars before Life on Mars: music and Adam Adamant Lives

Life on mars before Life on Mars: music and Adam Adamant Lives

Date
11/02/2015
Description
Annette Davison (University of Edinburgh) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Whelan and Smith

Barber Lunchtime Series: Whelan and Smith

Date
13/02/2015
Description
Principal bassoonist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra since 2008, Peter Whelan was described by the Philadelphia Enquirer as 'an absolute master of fleet facility with a solidly plush tone of wondrous immediacy'.
Chamber Ensembles and Gamelan Ensemble

Chamber Ensembles and Gamelan Ensemble

Date
15/02/2015
Description
In an eclectic concert of chamber music, students from across the University perform in small ensembles having received professional coaching through the Music Society's chamber music network. The Gamelan Ensemble give a captivating performance to open the concert with their director, Andy Channing.
English song in the 15th century: was this a golden age?

English song in the 15th century: was this a golden age?

Date
18/02/2015
Description
David Fallows (Univerity of Manchester) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
Barber Evening Series: Dante Quartet

Barber Evening Series: Dante Quartet

Date
18/02/2015
Description
Winner of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for chamber music in 2007, the Dante Quartet is known for its imaginative programming and the emotional intensity of its performances.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Gansch and Middleton

Barber Lunchtime Series: Gansch and Middleton

Date
20/02/2015
Description
Leading Art Song and Lieder pianist Joseph Middleton returns to the Barber following a sell out concert with Sir Thomas Allen in October. In this concert he accompanies Austrian soprano Christina Gansch, winner of the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Award.
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