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Chorus singers, 25 March 2017

Events

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with David Fanning (piano)

19:30 - 21:00 27 March 2020

Debussy String Quartet in G minor Myaskovsky Quartet No. 13 Schnittke Piano Quintet Debussy’s only string quartet, composed in 1893, is a signature piece for the Danels. They follow it with the dignified last quartet, by the composer known as the ‘conscience of Soviet music’ and the compelling Piano Quintet by Shostakovich’s best..

Quatuor Danel Open House Weekend (Times-various)

27 - 29 March 2020

The University of Manchester and its internationally-renowned resident string quartet, the Quatuor Danel, invite you to join in another fantastic music-making opportunity. Everyone is welcome to participate in the event, which will feature coaching by individual members of the Quatuor Danel and Professor David Fanning, who will also take pa..

Chorus UK: It’s a Swing Thing

19:30 - 21:30 04 April 2020

Enjoy the magic of the swing era with this collection of music from the golden Big Band Era. This concert has something for everyone. Songs include classics such as Sing, Sing Sing, Take the A Train, Fly Me to the Moon, plus many, many more! Price 14+ £12/ Under 14 £6 Tickets can be purchased from www.andybooth.co.uk/tickets

WCLC: Michelle Assay (piano) and David Fanning (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 23 April 2020

Mozart/Grieg: Fantasy in C minor K475 Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn (St Anthony Chorale), Op. 56b Mozart/Grieg: Sonata in C K545 Brahms’s famous ‘Haydn Variations’ is played between little-known versions of two of Mozart’s best-loved piano works with additional sec..

The University of Manchester Brass Band (UMBB)

19:00 - 21:00 24 April 2020

With recent works from Jonathan Bates, featuring Emily Collins, and Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen, this concert demonstrates the strong brass band heritage in both the UK and Norway and that it is still a thriving tradition in both countries to this day. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit https://tinyurl.com/yjwhfly4 or telephone..

WCLC: Gamelan from West Java

13:10 - 14:00 30 April 2020

Students on the World Music Ensemble module take to the stage to demonstrate their newly acquired expertise in Sundanese Gamelan from West Java, Indonesia. This will be an exciting concert of traditional and contemporary music, and will include special guest performers. Price: Free These concerts are part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Conc..

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall

16:00 - 18:00 03 May 2020

For the first time since 2009, The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra have the wonderful opportunity to return to the Bridgewater Hall for a very special performance of Britten’s War Requiem. This concert is in advance of the momentous occasion of VE Day 2020, and the following weekend celebrations (8-10 May 2020). The w..

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 06 May 2020

Josef Mayseder Quartet No. 5, in D, Op. 9 Zemlinsky Quartet No. 1, in A, Op. 4 Brahms Quartet No. 2, in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2 A concert of Austro-German riches: the fifth of eight by Josef Mayseder (1789-1863), Austrian violinist and composer; the first of four quartets by associate composer of the Second Viennese School, Alexander von Zem..

Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert

13:10 - 07 May 2020

Jean-Luc Defontaine Pour une étoile... (world premiere) Prokofiev Quartet No. 2, in F, Op. 92 A new work by professor at the Poitiers Conservatoire Jean-Luc Defontaine precedes the second of Prokofiev’s quartets, composed in wartime evacuation and featuring strongly rhythmical folk themes from the Kabardino-Balkar region of..

Ari Hoenig Clinic

13:00 - 15:00 14 May 2020

Known for his unusual and intense approach to jazz drumming, Ari Hoenig is joined by Tom Ollendorff on guitar and Conor Chaplin on bass for what promises to be an exciting and unique event at the Martin Harris Centre. Price: Free