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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. May 2018

    29

    Tuesday

    Concerts

    Public

    Lecture by renowned composer, Michael Nyman.

  2. May 2018

    30

    Wednesday

    Concerts

    Public

    A performance of fresh new electronica, sound art, audio visual and surround sound work, direct from City's legendary Sound Studios.

  3. May 2018

    31

    Thursday

    Concerts

    Public

    The leading British gamelan ensemble joins forces with the Balinese dance ensemble, to present a spectacular concert of 20th century music from Indonesia.

  4. Jun 2018

    1

    Friday

    Concerts

    Public

    The adventurous Danish accordionist performs new works on the edge of virtuoso musical performance and theatre.

  5. Jun 2018

    4

    Monday

    Concerts

    Public

    A concert focused on Debussy's late chamber works, including the cello and violin sonatas, finished just before the composer's death, and the Première Rapsodie for clarinet.

  6. Jun 2018

    5

    Tuesday

    Concerts

    Public

    Virtuosic vocal ensemble EXAUDI return to City, with a diverse selection of new works by City composers, including music inspired by madrigals and graphic scores.

  7. Jun 2018

    6

    Wednesday

    Seminars

    Public

    The School of Byzantine Music of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and the Department of Music at City present an evening honouring the late Archimandrite Ephrem Lash.

  8. Jun 2018

    7

    Thursday

    Concerts

    Public

    A showcase event for our MA composers, including new work by Gilberto Agostinho, Jonathan Higgins, Lilja Ásmundsdóttir and Leon Lewington.

  9. Jun 2018

    8

    Friday

    Concerts

    Public

    City's orchestra performs Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Mozart's majestic final symphony, the 'Jupiter'.

  10. Jun 2018

    30

    Saturday

    Open days

    Public, Prospective Undergraduates

    Open Days are a fantastic opportunity to visit City, University of London to find out if it is the right choice for you. Visit our Open Day in June 2018.

  11. Oct 2018

    6

    Saturday

    Open days

    Public, Prospective Undergraduates

    Open Days are a fantastic opportunity to visit City, University of London to find out if it is the right choice for you. Visit our Open Day in October 2018.