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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Stockport Youth Orchestra

15:30 - 17:30 24 March 2019

“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..

Creative Manchester presents Music on Campus

12:00 - 14:00 26 March 2019

Creative Manchester presents Music on Campus Listening to music reduces stress and can have a relaxing effect on our mind and bodies, therefore take some time to prioritise your wellbeing and drop by and listen to some live music performed by our University music students and members of the Manchester University Music Society (MUMS). A vari..

'Circulating Capital: Northern Ireland and the Politics of Heritage' - Sarah Feinstein

17:00 - 18:30 27 March 2019

As part of the Art History Research Seminar series, Sarah Feinstein (Art History and Cultural Practices) will be delivering a paper entitled: 'Circulating Capital: Northern Ireland and the Politics of Heritage'

COMMONISM

19:00 - 20:30 27 March 2019

Written by Smith & Sveen “It has an emotional charge under its cool surface, is propelled by a sense of investigation into friendship, performance, identity. I found it quietly thrilling.” **** The Times COMMONISM is a meeting of two people from different countries in search of some common ground. It’s a performed conversation – a di..

Creative Manchester presents Music on Campus

12:00 - 14:00 27 March 2019

Creative Manchester presents Music on Campus Listening to music reduces stress and can have a relaxing effect on our mind and bodies, therefore take some time to prioritise your wellbeing and drop by and listen to some live music performed by our University music students and members of the Manchester University Music Society (MUMS). A vari..

EAC Research Seminar: Peter Sabor (McGill) ‘Frances Burney d'Arblay and Hester Maria ('Queeney') Thrale Elphinstone: The Arc of a Sixty-Year Friendship’

17:00 - 18:30 27 March 2019

Peter Sabor (McGill) ‘Frances Burney d'Arblay and Hester Maria ('Queeney') Thrale Elphinstone: The Arc of a Sixty-Year Friendship’

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr. Gergely Juhasz (Liverpool Hope University) - ‘From 1 Corinthians to Galatians: Unity and Discord as Hermeneutical Key for Protestant Self-Understanding in the Early Reformation’

14:00 - 16:00 28 March 2019

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session. Tea and biscuits to follow. For more on the Center for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-..

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series: Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert with David Fanning (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 28 March 2019

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 Lunchtime Concerts: Folk Concert

13:10 - 14:00 29 March 2019

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.

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Petr Prause (cello)

19:30 - 29 March 2019

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..