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Department of Music events

The Department of Music hosts public concerts, seminars and conferences throughout the academic year, presented by visiting international researchers, composers and performing musicians, alongside our talented students and staff.

Our vibrant concert series includes experimental new music and world music, chamber recitals and innovative work from our sound studios, reflecting the diversity of the department's research interests. Most of the concerts are free to attend and held in the newly refurbished Performance Space in the College Building.

Archived events

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  1. Sep 2020

    4

    Friday

    Concerts

    Public

    Ian Pace performs Franz Liszt's solo piano transcription of Beethoven's 8th symphony and "An die ferne Geliebte", alongside Robert Schumann's Fantasy in C major, op. 17, as part of Pace's complete cycle of Beethoven-Liszt symphonies, coinciding with the Beethoven 250 year.

  2. Sep 2020

    29

    Tuesday

    Lectures

    Public

    The Department of Music is delighted to welcome Professor Joanna MacGregor, CBE, to the university for the third in the Department’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

  3. Oct 2020

    2

    Friday

    Concerts

    Public

    Ian Pace performs Franz Liszt's solo piano transcription of Beethoven's 6th symphony and Michael Finnissy's English-Country Tunes, as part of Pace's complete cycle of Beethoven-Liszt symphonies, coinciding with the Beethoven 250 year.

  4. Nov 2020

    6

    Friday

    Concerts

    Public

    Ian Pace performs Franz Liszt's solo piano transcription of Beethoven's 3rd symphony, the Eroica, as part of Pace's complete cycle of Beethoven-Liszt symphonies, coinciding with the Beethoven 250 year.

  5. Nov 2020

    25

    Wednesday

    Seminars

    Public

    Matthew Brown: Trauma and Grief in the Wartime Music of Claude Debussy

  6. Dec 2020

    11

    Friday

    Concerts

    Public

    Ian Pace performs Franz Liszt's solo piano transcription of Beethoven's 9th symphony, the Choral, the culmination of Pace's complete cycle of Beethoven-Liszt symphonies, coinciding with the Beethoven 250 year.