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Concert Diary

Summary details of our concerts - and programmes (when they become available).

Concert venue

The concert venue, unless otherwise indicated, is the Haldane Room, North Cloisters, on the ground floor of the Wilkins Building.  The only exception is the Christmas concert, which is usually held in either the North or South Cloister.

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, tickets will be available via Eventbrite (and we will ask you to produce your ticket on arrival).

Concert dates

    Thursday 15 February, 6.30-7.30pm

    This concert is loosely on the theme of 'Winter'.

    Friday 8 March, 7.00-8.00pm

    • A concert inspired by the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio. The programme will feature songs by Thoms Arne, Henry Purcell and Leonard Bernstein and instrumental music by Felix Mendelssohn and Sergei Prokofiev among other pieces. Diverse connections between music and Shakespeare's plays and theatre in general will be explored.

    Wednesday 20 March, 5.30-6.30pm

    • Our final concert of this term.

    Term 3 - dates TBC

    Tuesday 23 April, 5.30-6.30pm

    Tuesday 21 May, 5.30-6.30pm

    Wednesday 29 May, 6.30-7.30pm

    Tuesday 4 June, 5.30-6.30pm

    Previous concerts this season

    Thursday 2 November, 5.30-6.30pm

    Our first concert of the season has a mixed programme featuring J S Bach, Chopin, Haydn, Boulanger and Brouwer.

    Thursday 23 November, 5.30-6.30pm

    Monday 11 December, 6.00-7.00pm in the North Cloisters

    Our traditional Christmas concert will feature music ranging from the 17th century to the 21st, including choral items by Byrd, Praetorius, Schubert, Nicola LeFanu and the premiere of a new piece by Roger Beeson, together with music for strings by Corelli. There will be favourite Christmas carols for (optional) audience participation, and refreshments and a charity collection after the concert.

    Monday 15 January, 5.30-6.30pm

    A concert featuring one work: Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47

    Monday 29 January, 6.30-7.30pm

    An eclectic programme featuring timeless melodies, mighty sonatas and new sounds performed by UCL students & staff members who are new to the club or are performing for the first time as a soloist/duo in our concert series.

    Other activities

    Our Chamber Music Taster Day took place on Sunday 19th November, read all about it!

    The Club will also be planning some ensemble playing days, and preparing a special concert to celebrate Gustav Holst's 150th Anniversary in 2024.  Watch this space for further details!

    Programme Archive