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Chorus singers, 25 March 2017

Events

Global Harmonies Choir

17:30 - 19:00 27 January 2020

The Confucius Institute Global Harmonies Choir is returning Monday 27 January. With rehearsals every Monday, our Choir showcases songs from around the world and is a wonderful way to experience a new language. We hope to promote wellbeing through song with our ‘natural voice’ approach. Anyone is welcome and no previous experience is requir..

WCLC: Tom Hewson (jazz piano) Essence

13:10 - 14:00 30 January 2020

Join jazz pianist Tom Hewson as he performs original music from Essence, his latest album made inside the Bösendorfer piano factory in Vienna, drawing both on the colours of the contemporary piano repertoire and the improvisational and rhythmic drive of the jazz tradition. Price: Free These concerts are part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime..

Language, Community and Creativity

13:30 - 16:30 31 January 2020

This event presents three initiatives demonstrating how appreciation of linguistic diversity, and of the migrant experience, can reinvigorate audiences in the creative industries. Join us to preview a multilingual operatic retelling of the Daedalus myth; to watch a film exploration of how language-learning enriches individuals and communitie..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 13 February 2020

Dusapin Iti for Solo Violin Lekeu Adagio Molto Weinberg Sonata No. 4 for Violin and Piano One of a series of works for solo instruments, all beginning with the letter ‘i’, by the best-known living French composer, Pascal Dusapin, precedes the soulful slow movement by Belgian Guillaume Lekeu, who died of typhoid at the age of 24, and..

MUMS - New Sounds

13:10 - 14:00 14 February 2020

There is great enthusiasm for contemporary music amongst music students at The University of Manchester. In this concert, a variety of ensembles present works recently written by student composers, featuring an exciting array of musical styles. Price: Free

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 14 February 2020

Chevalier de Saint-George Quartet, G.191 Dusapin Quartet No. 4 Franck Quartet in D One of numerous quartets by the first classical composer of African ancestry, born in Guadeloupe in 1745 and also famous in his day as a champion fencer, is followed by the Fourth by Pascal Dusapin and the only one by César Franck. To b..

WCLC: Jack Adler-McKean - Solo tuba

13:10 - 14:00 20 February 2020

Giacinto Scelsi Maknongan Patrick Friel Ezra’s Telescope (British première) Sylvain Marty Diversion 2 (British première) Vinko Globokar Juriritubaïoka (British première), with Bofan Ma (piano) University of Manchester alumnus Jack Adler-McKean explores new directions in writing for solo t..

MUMS Opera – The Enchanted Pig

19:00 - 21:30 21 February 2020

The MUMS Opera team return this year to put on Jonathan Dove’s eccentric The Enchanted Pig, an opera exploring a magical and enchanting story of love and destiny, by one of the most prominent composers of our time. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yf4r4j35 or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box offi..

MUMS Opera – The Enchanted Pig

19:00 - 21:30 22 February 2020

The MUMS Opera team return this year to put on Jonathan Dove’s eccentric The Enchanted Pig, an opera exploring a magical and enchanting story of love and destiny, by one of the most prominent composers of our time. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yf4r4j35 or telephone the Martin Harris Centre box offi..

WCLC: Gazelleband

13:10 - 14:00 27 February 2020

Gazelleband combines pioneering Palestinian oud player Reem Anbar and Mancunian multi-instrumentalist Louis Brehony, as they present a unique take on the radical and traditional music of the Arab world and beyond. From Palestinian folk to cosmopolitan Cairo, this distinctive performance crosses international borders. Price: Free These conce..