Concert Diary

The concert venue, unless otherwise indicated, is the Haldane Room, North Cloisters, on the ground floor of the Wilkins Building.

Concerts usually start at 5.30pm and generally last one hour; lunchtime concerts usually run from 1.10-1.55pm.

Admission is free and open to all.

Autumn Term

Friday 25th November

A lunchtime concert featuring performers from UCLU Music Society.

Thursday 1st December

An inaugural harpsichord recital by our new Honorary President, Professor John Irving. He will play J.S. Bach’s French Suites Nos.4, 1, 3 and 6 (BWV 815, 812, 814 and 817), linked by improvised modulating preludes.

Refreshments will be served after the concert.

Tuesday 13th December (6pm start - venue North Cloisters)

Join the Club’s choir and players in the North Cloisters to celebrate Christmas with a performance of Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F, K.192, and a feast of seasonal music, including a new composition by Roger Beeson.

Refreshments will be served after the concert.

Thursday 6th October

The opening concert of the 65 th season celebrates the rich variety of music offered by Club performers, including piano works by Prokofiev and Chopin, and opera duets by Mozart and Bizet. Refreshments will be served after the concert.

Monday 17th October

A concert celebrating Shakespeare’s anniversary year, with music from his time and later responses to his works. The wide-ranging and varied programme will include music by such diverse composers as William Byrd and Gabriel Fauré, among others.

Wednesday 26th October (7pm start)

Annual joint concert with the Oxford and Cambridge Musical Club, including movements from Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No.6 in F minor, Op.80, contemporary music for double bass, and twentieth-century piano music and songs. Musicians from both clubs will unite in a string ensemble.

Friday 4th November (lunchtime)A programme of music by Franz Schubert, including the Fantasy in F minor for piano duet D.940, one of the masterpieces of the composer's last year.

Thursday 17th November

A concert showcasing new ensembles, formed by the UCL student, staff and alumni members of this year’s Chamber Music Club.

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