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.
Grand Christmas Concert: Tuesday 10 December (starts at 6.00pm)
Featuring works by
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722)
Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Roger Beeson (b. 1945)
Josephine Salverda, Delia Furhrmann, Kathryn Metzenthin, Georgia Panteli, Clair Lightfoot, Helen Barratt, Pauline Veriter, Patty Kostkova, Belinda Stojanovic, Liz Valentine, Mona Hess, Charlotte Barrow, Amelie Saintonge, Jill House, Gillian Hogg, Helene Albrecht, Sarah Boulton, Claire Deakin, Marilyn Monk, Hugh Rosenbaum, Chris Knell, Jules Villard, Ilan Adler, Trevor Woolnough, John Kelsey, Philippe Duffour, Davide Marotta, Bill Tuck
Geoffrey Cox, Atsufumi Ujiije (recorders); Nicholas Murray, Clare Shanks (oboes); Letitia Lee, Anissa Bellahcen, Sarah Hsu, Emily Wright (violins); Rachel Carlile, Stephen Cadywold (violas); Tabitha Tuckett, Andrew Watson (cellos); Zeynep Smith (double bass); Roger Beeson (organ, harpsichord)
Concert organiser - Bill Tuck
Concert: Thursday 9 January
Wind instruments and voices come together “to blow the cold winter away”. The programme will include a sonata à 7 by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer for trumpets, cornetts and sackbuts; canzonas and polychoral motets by Giovanni Gabrieli; plus seasonal chorales and fanfares guaranteed to drive off winter’s chills.
Concert: Thursday 16 January
A concert of music for eight wind instruments to include the neo-medieval Contrafacta Hungarica by Ferenc Farkas (1905-2000), and the exhuberant Octet in Eb, Op. 103 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827).
Concert: Thursday 30 January
A concert featuring several performers making their Chamber Music Club début. The programme will include works for various chamber groups, among them a Baroque ensemble who will perform J. S. Bach’s Trio Sonata BW525.
Concert: Thursday 6 February, lunchtime
A concert on the theme of places. The works featured are inspired by, or associated with, particular places, and include Michael Finnissy’s arrangement of Gershwin’s A Foggy Day in London Town, John Adams’s China Gates, songs by Kurt Weill and Ernst Toch’s Geographical Fugue.
Concert: Thursday 20 February
Performers from UCLU Music Society will present this concert, in connection with UCOpera’s forthcoming production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden.
Concert: Thursday 13 March, lunchtime
A concert representing a day in a life in music. Works will include Ian Clarke’s Orange Dawn for flute and piano, and Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, arranged for flute choir.
"1914 and Beyond": Tuesday 18 March
This concert marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I and features compositions from the same year that opened up new paths for musical language. Works include Anton Webern's Sonata for Cello and Piano, Charles Ives' Violin Sonata No. 4, and Manuel de Falla's Seven Folk Songs.
Concert: Tuesday 29 April
Concert: Thursday 22 May, lunchtime
Concert: Thursday 5 June
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