Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series: Shakespeare Miscellany II: 'Music oft hath such a charm...'
Three years after the first Shakespeare Miscellany, pianist and scholar Michelle Assay, together with students and alumni of the University of Manchester, presents a programme of music for voice, chorus and instruments, from diverse traditions, inspired by Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtim..
The Manchester University Big Band returns, pushing the ensemble’s capabilities and featuring soloists from all areas of the band. Expect new sounds, rhythms and grooves from this tight-knit group, focusing on the contemporary in big band repertoire. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yan3rmrh or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box..
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..
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'
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..
EAC Research Seminar: Peter Sabor (McGill) ‘Frances Burney d'Arblay and Hester Maria ('Queeney') Thrale Elphinstone: The Arc of a Sixty-Year Friendship’
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’
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-..
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.