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Chorus singers, 25 March 2017

Events

Manchester University Music Society Opera Evening - 'War and Conflict'

19:30 - 21:00 24 February 2018

This is sure to be a gripping evening of opera, on the theme of war and conflict. Recent University alumni James Keirle’s contemporary opera Not On The List will be performed, as well as Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and various opera scenes. To book please visit http://ow.ly/FoSC30hlmJq or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box office.

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Distractfold Ensemble

13:10 - 14:00 01 March 2018

There’s no need to book – this concert is free and you can just turn up on the day. Distractfold Ensemble presents works for cello, electric guitar and clarinet by Postgraduate composition students from The University of Manchester. The concert will include pieces by Simon Hellewel, Aidan Maier, Sarah Keirle and Georgios Stenos-Frantzios..

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

18:00 - 19:30 03 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres encoded in DNA? Can social networks evolve audio? NOVARS Research Centre pushes the boundaries of musical expression throughout the sonification and musification of a broad range of data. Price: £8.50 / £5.50 / £3 special 2-concert rate: £12.80 / £8.80 / ..

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

20:00 - 21:30 03 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres encoded in DNA? Can social networks evolve audio? NOVARS Research Centre pushes the boundaries of musical expression throughout the sonification and musification of a broad range of data. Price: £8.50 / £5.50 / £3 special 2-concert rate: £12.80 / £8.80 /..

MANTIS SONIFICATION FESTIVAL and North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Symposium

14:00 - 15:30 04 March 2018

Experiencing Data in Sound: What do molecules sound like? Are musical timbres encoded in DNA? Can social networks evolve audio? NOVARS Research Centre pushes the boundaries of musical expression throughout the sonification and musification of a broad range of data. Price: £8.50 / £5.50 / £3 special 2-concert rate: £12.80 / £8.80 /..

Quatuor Danel Seminar

14:30 - 16:00 08 March 2018

The Quatuor Danel workshops new compositions by postgraduate students of the University.

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Quatuor Danel

13:10 - 14:00 08 March 2018

A concert of contrasts is offered here, ranging from the late-Romantic lyricism of Webern’s Langsamer Satz to a new work by Marseillais composer Régis Campo and the uncompromising collision of starkly coloured gestures that constitute Neuwirth’s Akroate Hadal. Ivan Markovitch Solo Pieces for Cello Anton Webern Langsamer Satz Régis Cam..

Manchester University Music Society - Musica Festival Concert

13:10 - 14:00 09 March 2018

Musica is a week-long festival during the week of International Women’s Day. It comprises of multiple events that celebrate all aspects of female music making, including composition, performance, conducting and academic/leadership roles. This concert will feature female composed works. FREE - no need to book, just turn up!

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 09 March 2018

A fascinating juxtaposition of the intensely wrought yet expansive lyricism of Franck’s only string quartet with the deft refinement and constant flux of Enescu’s Piano Quintet. Franck Quartet in D major Enescu Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 29 (with Richard Whalley) Please note the venue for this concert is Manchester Grammar School...

Manchester University Symphony Orchestra

19:30 - 21:00 10 March 2018

Progamme to Include : Thorvaldsdottir Aeriality Sibelius Violin Concerto Bax Tintagel Sibelius Tapiola Following on from their hugely successful performance of Shostakovich’s 10th symphony, Symphony Orchestra features two works by Sibelius including his Violin Concert, with soloist Libby Sherwood. The concert also includes Aerilia..