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Violin, French Horn and Piano Recital

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Violin, French Horn and Piano Recital

David Greed returns for his second performance of the season, this time joined by Alexander Hamilton from Opera North's brass section and Annette Saunders on piano. This recital of poignant beauty includes Brahms' heartf.....Read more

Orchestra of Opera North: Symphonic Sitar Premiere

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Orchestra of Opera North: Symphonic Sitar Premiere

Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Jasdeep Singh Degun, Sibelius Two musical traditions meet in a world premiere and a Kirklees Concert Season first, at the centre of a spectacular programme taking its inspiration from beyond Western .....Read more

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 3 February

Mon 03 Feb 2020

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 3 February

Two important British pieces frame this programme. Hollins was one of the most highly respected organists in Scotland but he also toured in South Africa, Australia and the USA. The final piece, the Plymouth Suite, was co.....Read more

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 24 February

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 24 February

George McPhee has been organist of Paisley Abbey since 1963; this performance of his Prelude on Highland Cathedral will be its premiere outside Scotland. Max Reger wrote much of his finest music for organ, and his Opus 5.....Read more

A4 Brass Quartet

Thu 13 Feb 2020

A4 Brass Quartet

Thursday 13th February, 1:15pm Jamie Smith (cornet/flugelhorn), Jonathan Bates (tenor horn), Michael Cavanagh (baritone horn), Chris Robertson (euphonium) A4 Brass Quartet comprises of principal players from some o.....Read more

Postgraduate Research Showcase

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Postgraduate Research Showcase

Tuesday 25th February, 8pm Dejana Sekulic (violin) Front. In. Behind. Here. Now. An exploration of the physical ‘outer’ aspects of the performance and embodied ‘inner’ experiencing the sound. Front. In. Behind......Read more

University Flute Choir

Tue 25 Feb 2020

University Flute Choir

Thursday 27th February, 1:15pm Director Nichola Hunter The University Flute Choir presents a diverse programme of music for flutes large and small, including new student compositions...Read more

Jesmonite Plant Pot Workshop at Crafty Praxis, 12/2/20 6-8

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Jesmonite Plant Pot Workshop at Crafty Praxis, 12/2/20 6-8

Create your own miniature plant pots with artist and maker Kim Searle using a variety of geometric and recycled moulds. Jesmonite was named material of the year 2017, have a go and see why! It's a versatile material tha.....Read more

Huddersfield Music Society Barbican String Quartet

Mon 03 Feb 2020

Huddersfield Music Society Barbican String Quartet

This quartet was founded when the players were at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. They will be playing Mozart: Quartet in E flat major, K428 Bartok Quartet no 5 Schumann: Quartet no 1 in A minor, op 41 no 1..Read more

An Evening at the Grand Guignol

Sun 02 to Tue 04 Feb 2020 (3 days)

An Evening at the Grand Guignol

Sunday 2nd - Tuesday 4th February, 7:30pm For three nights only, this show will present a selection of work from the Théâtre du Grand Guignol (1897–1962), Paris’ legendary Theatre of Horror. Rather than full length pr.....Read more

Pinocchio

Thu 06 to Sat 08 Feb 2020 (3 days)

Pinocchio

Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th February, 7:30pm A Physical Theatre reimagining of the classic Tale of a Puppet–Pinocchio. Engaging characters & fantastical happenings brought to light through high octane acrobatics, danc.....Read more

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Thu 27 to Sat 29 Feb 2020 (3 days)

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th February, Thursday and Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm Year Two and Three music students present a dark musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim and Hugo Weller. Todd is a barber driven mad after.....Read more

Electric Spring

Wed 19 to Sun 23 Feb 2020 (5 days)

Electric Spring

Wednesday 19th - Sunday 23rd February Electric Spring is an annual festival of sonic exploration of cutting-edge practice in electronic music. The five-day programme of concerts, installations and symposia features th.....Read more