Events

Mireya Salgado (FLACSO Ecuador): tbc

17:00 - 18:30 16 March 2022

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This event will be via Zoom. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/94462492930

WCLC- Madeleine Mitchell Violin Recital with Nigel Clayton, piano

13:10 - 14:00 17 March 2022

Kevin Malone: Your Call is Important to Us (World Premiere) The distinguished violinist includes new pieces written for her by Kevin Malone (World Premiere), Errollyn Wallen CBE and Sadie Harrison - Aurea Luce, included on Mitchell’s album Violin Muse, plus the exquisite and romantic Lili Boulanger Nocturne and Amy Beach Romance. “The..

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert (with Michel Lethiec)

19:30 - 21:30 23 March 2022

Thierry Muller: Clarinet Quintet (UK Premiere), with Michel Lethiec Kryštof Maratka: Clarinet Quintet ‘Arboretum of Time’, with Michel Lethiec (UK Premiere) Brahms: String Quartet No. 2, in A minor, Op.51, No. 2 The Danels will be joined by eminent French clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 14:00 24 March 2022

Sofia Gubaidulina: Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, L.91 Debussy’s String Quartet of 1893, written when the composer was 31 years old, was described at the time as being ‘dominated by the influence of young Russia’. Fast-forwarding to our own time, this is paired with a work by one of Russia..

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 25 March 2022

Lera Auerbach: String Quartet No. 5 ‘Song of Alkonost’ (UK premiere) Steve Reich: Different Trains Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 3 in E flat minor, Op. 30 A 2011 string quartet by Russian-born American Lera Auerbach, inspired by a mythical woman-headed bird, precedes a masterpiece by American minimalist Steve Reich commemorating the..

Ana Vivaldi (Manchester): Tbc

17:00 - 30 March 2022

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This event will be online. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/94462492930

WCLC- Klezmer: The Michael Kahan Kapelye

13:10 - 14:00 31 March 2022

Experience a compelling concert of klezmer music from The University of Manchester’s resident klezmer ensemble, The Michael Kahan Kapelye. As part of the assessment for their Ensemble Performance module, enjoy a fun-filled, toe-tapping programme exploring the worlds of klezmer, from the Old World dance music of Eastern European Jewry to the..

University of Manchester New Music Ensemble: Huw Watkins in Focus Concert

13:10 - 14:00 01 April 2022

University of Manchester New Music Ensemble: Huw Watkins in Focus Concert Featuring Rebekah Clarke (Solo Cello) Huw Watkins – Horn Trio Huw Watkins – Sonata for Cello and Eight Instruments Plus Student Works Following his two-day residency at Manchester, this concert features music from the acclaimed composer and pianist Huw Watkins, t..

WCLC- The University of Manchester Jazz Ensemble

13:10 - 14:00 28 April 2022

The Music Department’s jazz ensemble takes the form of a little big band (a smaller version of the conventional 18-piece big band). The ensemble was established in October 2019 and, alongside the Klezmer and Gamelan groups, the Little Big Band is one of the department’s many assessed ensembles that complement the larger orchestras operatin..

Danielle Terrazas Williams (Leeds): Who Dared to Question the Word of a Priest?: Free Black Women and Social Capital in Seventeenth-Century Mexico

17:00 - 04 May 2022

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This event will be via Zoom. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/94462492930 This talk is based on Terrazas Williams' book The Capital of Free Women: Race, Legitimacy, and Liberty in Colonial Mexico. The monograph illuminates the as yet known history..