Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
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..
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 Danel Seminar. Reeves Still above Ground – Elegy for Cello and Piano (first performance) Prokofiev..
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.
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..
Join the Hallé Choral Academy as they perform a selection of works including Rutter’s ‘Feel the Spirit’, led by conductors Joseph Judge and Michelle Robinson. The concert will also feature performances from a Chamber Ensemble from the Hallé Youth Orchestra. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/y9c4b2ed or telephone the Martin Harr..
The University of Manchester Chorus returns this spring with Carl Orff’s renowned work, Carmina Burana, accompanied by the University of Manchester’s Symphony Orchestra. We also celebrate Dr. Kevin Malone’s birthday with a special performance of his work, Creations. www.universitychorus.org.uk £25 VIP Ticket (includes invitation to the..
Manchester University Brass Band presenting a largely ecclesiastical programme including an exciting arrangement Tallis’ ‘Spem in Alium’ for Brass Band. They will be utilizing the beautiful space of the Holy Name Church to present this exciting concert. To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yaolq2pl or telephone the Martin Harris Cen..
As part of the Whitworth Studies Seminars series, Claire Bishop, Pilkington Visiting Professor in Art History and Cultural Practices, The University of Manchester (and Professor of Art History, CUNY Graduate Center, New York) will be delivering a paper entitled "Information Overload: Research Based Art and the Politics of Attention"