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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

Orchestra of Opera North: 'The One from 2001: A Space Odyssey'

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Orchestra of Opera North: 'The One from 2001: A Space Odyssey'

Richard Strauss, Rachmaninov ‘The One from 2001: A Space Odyssey’ is so much more than you may think. Richard Strauss’ giant orchestral score begins with a glittering fanfare before captivating with dramatic twists an.....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

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart with Tom Osborne - 9 March

Mon 09 Mar 2020

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart with Tom Osborne - 9 March

Tom Osborne, co-principal trumpet in the Hallé, is a Huddersfield lunchtime favourite. This year the programme includes Telemann's wonderful Concerto and Philip Sparke's beautiful Soliloquy. It's a Kirklees tradition tha.....Read more

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 23 March

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 23 March

Frederick Swann has been organist of some of the largest churches in America, including the Crystal Cathedral in California. The famous Father Willis Tuba will be in evidence in his Trumpet Tune. César Franck wrote his t.....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

Inja Stanović (piano)

Mon 02 Mar 2020

Inja Stanović (piano)

Monday 2nd March, 7:30pm Dr Inja Stanović presents some of Chopin’s most loved works. Using nineteenth-century piano techniques, this recital is a product of Inja’s extensive research on early recordings, supported by.....Read more

Boxwood & Brass - Happy Birthday Mr. Reicha!

Thu 05 Mar 2020

Boxwood & Brass - Happy Birthday Mr. Reicha!

Thursday 5th March, 1:15pm 2020 marks the 250th birthday not only of Beethoven, but also his childhood friend from the Bonn court, Antoine Reicha. Czech-born Reicha settled in Paris where he taught many of the 19th Ce.....Read more

University of Huddersfield Saxophone Day

Sun 08 Mar 2020

University of Huddersfield Saxophone Day

Sunday 8th March, 10am - 6pm Director Sarah Markham With Charlotte Harding, Amy Green, Quirk Saxophone Quartet The 2020 University of Huddersfield Saxophone Day will showcase on the saxophone from its inception to.....Read more

Musica Secreta

Mon 09 Mar 2020

Musica Secreta

Monday 9th March, 7:30pm From Darkness Into Light Directors Deborah Roberts and Laurie Stras Sally Dunkley, Yvonne Eddy, Hannah Ely, Deborah Roberts (sopranos) Victoria Couper, Katherine Hawnt (mezzo-sopranos) B.....Read more

Jakob Fichert (piano) -  A 21st Century View on Liszt

Thu 12 Mar 2020

Jakob Fichert (piano) - A 21st Century View on Liszt

Thursday 12th March, 1:15pm This event features some of the most iconic masterpieces by Liszt alongside contemporary works inspired by his music. Desmond Clarke, Frederick Viner and Robert Fokkens, three composers of .....Read more

Ensemble Plus Minus

Thu 12 Mar 2020

Ensemble Plus Minus

Thursday 12th March, 7:30pm Ensemble Plus minus will perform a concert of new music for piano, clarinet and cello including Galina Ustvolskaya's Grand Duet and David Franzson's Ideation #2.1 as well as newly written p.....Read more

Juice Vocal Ensemble

Thu 19 Mar 2020

Juice Vocal Ensemble

Thursday 19th March, 1:15pm Voices of Venus Sarah Dacey, Anna Snow, Lucy Goddard (vocals) Experimental vocal trio Juice Vocal Ensemble present three new commissions for voice and electronics from three pioneerin.....Read more

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