Events and concerts

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

Notable past and ongoing events include:

Events

BEAST: Evensong

BEAST: Evensong

Date
19/03/2015
Description
Tune in to your surroundings and join BEAST for a 30 minute deep listening session in the Dome Room as part of the Arts and Science Festival.
Barber Lunchtime Series: Tesla Quartet

Barber Lunchtime Series: Tesla Quartet

Date
20/03/2015
Description
Winner of the Gold Medal at the 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and Prizewinner in the 2012 London International String Quartet Competition and 2013 Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition, the Tesla Quartet was formed at The Juilliard School in 2008 and quickly established itself as one of the most promising young ensembles in New York, winning Second Prize at the J. C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition only a few months after its inception.
Brass in Concert

Brass in Concert

Date
20/03/2015
Description
The University's premier brass ensembles present an evening of entertainment with an eclectic mix of traditional and modern brass band music, solo items, and new arrangements for brass dectet.
The Age of Choirs

The Age of Choirs

Date
21/03/2015
Description
In this concert three of the University's choirs join forces to present a concert giving a brief history of choral chamber music with Simon Halsey and two talented student conductors.
Philharmonic Orchestra

Philharmonic Orchestra

Date
22/03/2015
Description
Internationally acclaimed Irish concert pianist David Quigley joins the Music Society's Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of George Gershwin's captivating Piano Concerto in F alongside the music of Maurice Ravel.
University Camerata

University Camerata

Date
23/03/2015
Description
Under the guidance and leadership of Professor Simon Halsey, Jessica Norton and Anthony Blake Clark are studying on the flagship MA Choral Conducting pathway. In this, their final recital, they direct University Camerata.
Big Band and Jazz Collective

Big Band and Jazz Collective

Date
24/03/2015
Description
Talented jazz musicians from across the University take over the popular jazz venue, The Spotted Dog, for an evening of classic big band charts - the night will feature guest vocalists, and a small band set from the Jazz Collective.
Barber Evening Series: Nash Ensemble

Barber Evening Series: Nash Ensemble

Date
25/03/2015
Description
Acclaimed for its adventurous programming and virtuoso performances, the Nash Ensemble presents iconic works alongside commissions, supporting contemporary composers and engaging audiences.
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