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Department of Music events archive

Upcoming events

  1. Apr 2018

    20

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The world premiere of 23 pieces in tribute to City's Head of Performance, the phenomenal pianist, musicologist and tireless advocate for new music.

  2. Apr 2018

    17

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The energetic and enterprising 10-piece ensemble performs the dynamic and inventive work of Northern Irish composer Ed Bennett.

  3. Apr 2018

    13

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Experience the thrilling sound of the Indonesian percussion orchestra, performed by City's student ensemble.

  4. Apr 2018

    11

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Time-lapse is a common technique in visual media - the sky that changes from day to night in a matter of moments, the flower whose day-long blossoming is reduced to seconds. Super high definition slow motion is also currently in vogue - cameras which can shoot at 1000 frames per second give us the ability to see processes more slowly than ever before, revealing hitherto unseen details in movement.

  5. Apr 2018

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The outstanding exponent of new clarinet music presents music from her new album, dedicated to the work of composer Christopher Fox.

  6. Apr 2018

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's Chamber Choir joins vocalists from France and Bulgaria for a performance of Brahms' German Requiem, as part of Université PSL's spring festival in Paris.

  7. Apr 2018

    6

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The acclaimed Minerva Piano Trio play an all-Ravel lunchtime concert, featuring his Piano Trio in A minor and a new arrangement of scenes from the ballet Daphnis and Chloe.

  8. Apr 2018

    6

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The talented vocalists of City's Department of Music perform Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem in the church of St Giles' Cripplegate.

  9. Apr 2018

    5

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's experimental ensemble mounts an exciting collaboration with saxophonist-improvisor Sam Andreae, inspired by his graphic scores, and John Zorn's infamous game piece, 'COBRA'.

  10. Apr 2018

    4

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public

    Please join us for a departmental debate on March 7th to mark International Women’s Day. All are welcome, for what should be a stimulating, fun and thought-provoking evening.

  11. Apr 2018

    3

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Hear the splendid and exciting sound of City's Balinese Gamelan (Indonesian percussion orchestra).

  12. Mar 2018

    28

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    In this presentation I explore the ways in which Georgia’s extraordinarily rich heritage of polyphonic song articulates with the country’s aspirations to reinvent itself as part of the new Europe, and how this reorientation is in tension with the Soviet legacy that continues to colour new directions.

  13. Mar 2018

    27

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    New works by six composers, for ensemble, electronics and objects.

  14. Mar 2018

    23

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Innovative jazz cellist Shirley Smart and pianist Robert Mitchell bring their diverse musical interests to a new duo project.

  15. Mar 2018

    22

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Students, Alumni

    Danton Supple Q&A session for music careers

  16. Mar 2018

    20

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Works for violin, including sonatas by Béla Bartok and César Franck.

  17. Mar 2018

    16

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Pianist and curator Annie Yim presents a concert juxtaposing the recorded words of writers with the music they inspired.

  18. Mar 2018

    14

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    A philosophical, musical and scientific discussion of voice provides both content and form for new works featuring The Digital Voice Interface in live-electronic and chamber ensemble settings.

  19. Mar 2018

    13

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Manchester-based ensemble present a 'happening', based around the life and work of composer Cornelius Cardew.

  20. Mar 2018

    9

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Ian Pace performs Ravel's astonishing piano showpiece, 'Gaspard de la nuit' and selections from Janáček's 'On an Overgrown Path'.

  21. Mar 2018

    8

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Students, Alumni

    The Department of Music is pleased to host the second of their Music Industry Q&A Session with top level industry professional Nabihah Iqbal.

  22. Mar 2018

    6

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Belgrade-based Ensemble Studio6 perform Richard Barrett's evening-length piece, exploring composed and improvised music for ensemble and electronics.

  23. Feb 2018

    28

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    This seminar will explore the intersection of the socially entangled courtly cultures of singing and tourneying as attested by Douce 308, and will discuss ways in which the idealized eroticism of courtly love can been seen in the light of ideas of performative violence.

  24. Feb 2018

    27

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A new performance piece by composer Matthew Shlomowitz, in collaboration with choreographer Shila Anaraki and violinist Aisha Orazbayeva.

  25. Feb 2018

    23

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Late masterpieces by Claude Debussy for clarinet, violin, cello and piano.

  26. Feb 2018

    23

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A capella works by 20th Century Icelandic composers, alongside new commissions and newly-invented instruments.

  27. Feb 2018

    22

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Students, Alumni

    The Department of Music is pleased to host the first of their Music Industry Q&A Session with top level industry professional CJ Marks.

  28. Feb 2018

    21

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    In this presentation he discusses why as much as how this is done. What does the use of live electronics add? He discusses ideas of poetics in his work. He will look in detail at the works performed in the previous evening’s concert.

  29. Feb 2018

    20

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Works for multichannel electronics, flute and piano, performed by the composer, with Carla Rees and Philip Mead.

  30. Feb 2018

    20

    Tuesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    The day will include roundtable sessions, breakout discussion groups and plenary sessions.

  31. Feb 2018

    13

    Tuesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Students, Alumni

    An opportunity to hear from, network with and ask careers advice from professionals working in various roles across the music industry, music education and other music-related professions.

  32. Feb 2018

    6

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The highly acclaimed silent film accompanist performs a live score to Anthony Asquith's 1928 romantic drama, set on and around the London Underground.

  33. Feb 2018

    2

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The innovative flautist plays music for baroque flute, alto flute and bass flute.

  34. Jan 2018

    31

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    These decisions are made based also on the space and the social context of the performance, and this talk will discuss their ramifications and possibilities.

  35. Jan 2018

    30

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme to include Busoni's towering 'Fantasia contrappuntistica' and Debussy's rarely heard late ballet score 'Khamma'.

  36. Jan 2018

    26

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's orchestra performs music including Haydn's 'Clock' symphony.

  37. Dec 2017

    12

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Violinist Marco Fusi presents three works by masters of the Italian avant-garde.

  38. Dec 2017

    8

    Friday

    Category: Workshops

    Open to: Public

    Come to this week's Listening Group hosted by composer Leo Chadburn

  39. Dec 2017

    8

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Chamber works by the composers of the Second Viennese School, alongside Zemlinsky's rarely heard Trio.

  40. Dec 2017

    6

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Our talented vocal students perform music including Bob Chilcott's 'A Little Jazz Mass' and carols for choir and audience.

  41. Dec 2017

    5

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The innovative pianist performs works by Bach, Scarlatti, Debussy, Ed Bennett, Richard Emsley and more.

  42. Nov 2017

    29

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    This seminar will discuss the composition and performance of work for Irish traditional musicians and live electronics, including the John Cage ‘Circus On’ score and its relationship to Irish traditional music and musicians in the 1970s and 1980s.

  43. Nov 2017

    28

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The harper and composer presents her work, drawing on Irish traditional music and electronica.

  44. Nov 2017

    27

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Two events as part of the 2nd London International Medtner Festival, dedicated to the work of Russian composer-pianist Nikolay Medtner (1880-1951).

  45. Nov 2017

    24

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Music by three rarely heard early 20th century composers: Amy Beach, Nadia Boulanger and Rebecca Clarke.

  46. Nov 2017

    21

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Vibrant music from across the Balkans, performed by one of the UK's leading Eastern European music groups.

  47. Nov 2017

    15

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    This presentation aims to demonstrate the influence of British popular music in the Spanish context of the sixties and to note the presence of Spanish musicians and artists in the United Kingdom.

  48. Nov 2017

    14

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Recital by the outstanding young prizewinners of Musical Odyssey 2017.

  49. Nov 2017

    10

    Friday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    This forum will take place at SOAS. Discussing current research in Music of the Middle East and Central Asia.

  50. Nov 2017

    7

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The acclaimed ensemble, visiting from New York, play music by British and American composers, including a premiere by Aaron Einbond.

  51. Nov 2017

    1

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

    Caroline Potter talks about examines the concept and meanings of Satie’s furniture music, focusing on the entr’actes he composed for Max Jacob’s play Ruffian toujours, truand jamais (1920).

  52. Oct 2017

    31

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    New commissions for voice and piano, alongside works by Charles Ives, John Cage, Ruth Crawford Seeger and Morton Feldman.

  53. Oct 2017

    25

    Wednesday

    Category: Panel Discussions

    Open to: Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

    Sessions will circulate between institutions and will involve an informal, student-led discussion on one or two articles or a broader topic concerning music research in all its shapes and forms.

  54. Oct 2017

    24

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Works for two pianos, performed by the composer and pianist Kate Halsall (Cobalt Duo).

  55. Oct 2017

    18

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

    This year’s opening research seminar presents research from staff in the Music Department around the theme of urban sound, exploring several locales around the globe, and bringing together compositional and ethnomusicological perspectives.

  56. Oct 2017

    17

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Hear landmark works by Karlheinz Stockhausen and Tristan Murail.

  57. Oct 2017

    13

    Friday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Listening group from Sound Practice And Research (SPARC) at City

  58. Oct 2017

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The vocal trio, Juice (Anna Snow, Sarah Dacey and Kerry Andrew) present a tribute to the creative achievements of composer-vocalist-choreographer Meredith Monk.

  59. Oct 2017

    4

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

    This year’s opening research seminar presents research from staff in the Music Department around the theme of urban sound, exploring several locales around the globe, and bringing together compositional and ethnomusicological perspectives.

  60. Oct 2017

    3

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The outstanding vocalist and cellist present experimental works by Julius Eastman, Alvin Lucier and Ben Patterson.

  61. Sep 2017

    22

    Friday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    A symposium exploring ideas around sound and its tactile qualities

  62. Sep 2017

    16

    Saturday

    Category: Open days

    Open to: 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.

  63. Jul 2017

    21

    Friday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    Study day to stimulate a broad, interdisciplinary conversation about how, if at all, to talk of an avant-garde in musical cultures today.

  64. Jun 2017

    24

    Saturday

    Category: Open days

    Open to: 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. This is the second of two Open Days in June 2017.

  65. Jun 2017

    23

    Friday

    Category: Open days

    Open to: 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. This is the first of two Open Days in June 2017.

  66. Jun 2017

    9

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Ensemble x.y presents works by Neil Luck, Dror Feiler, Chaya Czernowin and a world premiere by City composer Alice Jeffreys.

  67. Jun 2017

    8

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Ailís Ní Ríain performs Sklonište, a piece combining archive footage, storytelling, the images of Sarajevo-based photographer Jim Marshall and texts by Bosnian writer Semezdin Mehmedinović.

  68. Jun 2017

    7

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Two of London's most imaginative bass players, Tom Herbert & Ruth Goller collaborate to perform 'Low Tunes'.

  69. Jun 2017

    6

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The launch of an outstanding new ensemble, with music by Arnold Schoenberg, Michael Finnissy and Roger Redgate.

  70. Jun 2017

    6

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This pre-concert study day sees expert speakers as well as an interview with Michael Finnissy and Roger Redgate before the City Pierrot Ensemble.

  71. Jun 2017

    5

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This concert sees Pianist Zubin Kanga perform new works that extend and subvert the body of the performer using immersive multimedia.

  72. Jun 2017

    2

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

  73. Jun 2017

    1

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Music for flute, clarinet and saxophone, performed by our third year students.

  74. May 2017

    31

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Final recitals by our undergraduate singers, including both jazz and classical music.

  75. May 2017

    30

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The first of three evenings showcasing our final year student performers.

  76. May 2017

    26

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Composers Zoe Folkes, Chi Ching Dorothy Lee, Ignacio Simón Sánchez and Leon Lewington theatricalise the City Performance Space with sound, light, film and words

  77. May 2017

    25

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    An immersive multi-channel array of loudspeakers perform new electronic music, sonic art and audio-visual work.

  78. May 2017

    24

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The virtuoso vocal ensemble EXAUDI performs works by postgraduate and undergraduate composers.

  79. May 2017

    23

    Tuesday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    This conference explores ways in which music, technology and digital cultures form part of everyday musical practices in the Middle East and North Africa.

  80. May 2017

    23

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Dr Graham Griffiths presents the previously 'lost' works of Russian composer Leokadiya Kashperova, and launches his book, Stravinsky’s Piano: Genesis of a Musical Language.

  81. May 2017

    22

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Maya Youssef plays thev Kanun alongside cellist Barney Morse-Brown and percussionist Joelle Barker at this Summer Sounds concert.

  82. May 2017

    22

    Monday

    Category: Forums

    Open to: Public

    The Middle East and Central Asia Forum meets twice a year and is open to anyone interested in the music and culture of the region.

  83. May 2017

    19

    Friday

    28 days

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Four-week free music festival

  84. May 2017

    19

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Tm Hooper conducts the City Chamber Orchestra as the perform works by Elgar and Schubert

  85. May 2017

    16

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    An Assembly presents works from Laurie Tompkins, Maya Verlak, Oliver Leith, Paul McGuire, Eleanor Cully and Louis D'Heudieres

  86. May 2017

    9

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    As part of their May residency at City, Yarn/Wire perform a programme of new works by North American composers.

  87. May 2017

    2

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Roya Arab presents her songs of protest accompanied by images by artist Dunja Berndorff and featuring cellist Maral Mohammadi.

  88. Apr 2017

    11

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Juliet Fraser and Mark Knoop perform pieces from Tim Parkinson's We'll meet again and Michael Finnissy's Andersen-Liederkreis.

  89. Apr 2017

    5

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City Experimental Ensemble welcome composer and baritone saxophonist Cath Roberts as their special guest to perform a number of Roberts works.

  90. Apr 2017

    5

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public

    Bryn Harrison, composer and reader in composition will discuss aspects of time, memory and repetition in his recent compositional output.

  91. Apr 2017

    4

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City students will perform traditional and contemporary Balinese Gamelan music with Lila Bhawa dancers.

  92. Mar 2017

    29

    Wednesday

    Category: Launches

    Open to: Public

    Emma Claire Sweeny will join three winners of a short story competition at City Writes, an event showcasing the best of City's Short Courses Creative Writing talent, City Writes

  93. Mar 2017

    29

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Tim Hooper conducts the City Chamber Choir and instrumentalists as they perform choral masterpieces and new work specially composed.

  94. Mar 2017

    28

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Javanese Gamelan Ensemble will perform traditional and contemporary music with Lila Bhawa dancers.

  95. Mar 2017

    22

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    This seminar from the Department of Music explores what can characters hear in film in the context of the film scores of Erich Korngold.

  96. Mar 2017

    17

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The City Balkan Ensemble, an inspired group of music students from City, University of London, will play some of their colourful repertoire.

  97. Mar 2017

    14

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Join percussion trio line upon line as they perform pieces from Andrew Greenwald, Thomas Meadowcroft and Steven Snowden.

  98. Mar 2017

    8

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This Department of Music Research Seminar sees Hettie Malcomson discuss 'Emotion Work, Ethics and Violence in Mexican Hip Hop'.

  99. Mar 2017

    7

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Two New Duo and soprano Peyee Chen, present a programme of new works investigating the nature of a word.

  100. Feb 2017

    28

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This February Seth Cluett, the American composer presents work from the late composer Pauline Oliveros.

  101. Feb 2017

    24

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The acclaimed pianist Clare Hammond will perform pieces from Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, alongside Fauré, Dutilleux and Scriabin.

  102. Feb 2017

    22

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Matthew Riley, will speak on Processional diatonicism and musical Englishness at this Department of Music Research Seminar.

  103. Feb 2017

    14

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Don Kipper, the award winning 7 piece ensemble, will perform this February at City, University of London.

  104. Feb 2017

    8

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    James Saunders (Bath Spa University) will speak on the notion of 'playing music'

  105. Feb 2017

    7

    Tuesday

    Category: Information Sessions

    Open to: Students

    The Music Department's careers with a Music Degree evening is recommended for all BMus, BSc, MA and PhD music students.

  106. Jan 2017

    27

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Martin Roscoe performs Schumann, Schubert and Dohnányi at this lunchtime recital.

  107. Jan 2017

    25

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public

    Nicoletta Demetriou discusses The Cypriot Fiddler project; stories of Cyprus' last surviving traditional fiddlers.

  108. Jan 2017

    20

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Ian Pace performs Michael Finnissy's extraordinary five and a half hour long 'The History Of Photography In Sound'.

  109. Jan 2017

    19

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Lead by Tullis Rennie, the City University Experimental Ensemble perform pieces by Michael FInnissy with a solo performance by Finnissy himself.

  110. Jan 2017

    19

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Michael Finnissy, Ian Pace and Ben Smith play Finnissy's complete works for two pianos or four hands

  111. Jan 2017

    18

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This January City Chamber Orchestra perform pieces from Beethoven and Debussy at St Clement's Church.

  112. Dec 2016

    7

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The City Chamber Choir will perform Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols at St Clement's Church this December.

  113. Nov 2016

    29

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Mezzo soprano Lore Lixenberg presents an intriguing programme of rarely heard music for voice, harp and electronics.

  114. Nov 2016

    22

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Peter Zinovieff and Lucy Railton perform the premier of RFG a 40-minute piece for cello and computer.

  115. Nov 2016

    15

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Melody Of Love And Shadows; Indian classical and medieval French troubadour music and poetry from across the world.

  116. Nov 2016

    9

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public

    Barbara Kelly speaks at this lecture on Parisian avant-garde concerts in War and Peace/

  117. Nov 2016

    8

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Hear works from Iannis Xenakis and Zbigniew Karkowski at Apartment House.

  118. Nov 2016

    7

    Monday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    The next forum will take place at SOAS University of London

  119. Nov 2016

    1

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The UK premiere of Michael Pisaro's beautiful, intensely atmospheric, 'A mist is a collection of points' (2014), a one-hour piece for piano, percussion and sine waves

  120. Oct 2016

    26

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Compositional Reproduction in the Wake of Big Data with Aaron Einbond.

  121. Oct 2016

    25

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Music concert featuring Tullis Rennie at City, University of London.

  122. Oct 2016

    21

    Friday

    Category:

    Open to: Public

    Join us in watching two of Kuimars Pourahmad's films followed by an internet Q&A with the acclaimed director

  123. Oct 2016

    18

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Hear from the Fidelio Trio at this free concert performing pieces from Alasdair Nicolson, Luke Bedford and Ravel

  124. Oct 2016

    12

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public

    Ian Pace explores Ideological Constructions of ‘Experimental Music’ and Anglo-American Nationalism in the Historiography of post-1945 Music

  125. Oct 2016

    11

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A rare chance to see cellist Laura Moody in an intimate setting at City, University of London.

  126. Oct 2016

    4

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This solo performance by Palestinian oud virtuoso Saied Silbak will include pieces from Farid Al Atrach, Muhammad El Qasabgi and Riyad Al Sunbati.

  127. Jul 2016

    7

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Pianist Ian Pace presents the third in his series of all-Finnissy concerts.

  128. Jul 2016

    1

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    World-renowned vocal ensemble Cappella Romana, directed by Reader in Music Dr Alexander Lingas, in a one-night-only London performance

  129. Jun 2016

    17

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Final year undergraduate recitals with Charlotte Hill – voice, Natalie Kelsey – voice, Rebecca Williams – flute, Alison Coates – flute and Abigail Willer - flute

  130. Jun 2016

    16

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Final year undergraduate jazz recitals with Michael Albert – double bass, Henry Frakes – drum kit, Correna Mould – voice and Chloe Parks – voice

  131. Jun 2016

    13

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Final year undergraduate recitals with Gregory Bush - trumpet, Selena Zhou – violin and Georgina Lock – violin

  132. Jun 2016

    10

    Friday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Leading scholars debate MP Nicky Morgan's assertion that pupils are "held back" by arts subjects in school.

  133. Jun 2016

    8

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Manchester-based ensemble present works by Michael Pisaro and Mauricio Pauly.

  134. Jun 2016

    7

    Tuesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Leading scholars address gender balance and gender bias in the teaching of music technology.

  135. Jun 2016

    6

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Jennifer Lee, Alexander Karpeyev, Ben Schoeman and Annie Yim perform works ranging from Schumann to Unsuk Chin.

  136. Jun 2016

    3

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A programme of classical favourites, including Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor.

  137. Jun 2016

    2

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    New electronic works composed by City's MA and undergraduate students.

  138. Jun 2016

    1

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    A debate among leading scholars on the porous boundaries between musicology and ethnomusicology.

  139. May 2016

    31

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Pianist Ben Smith performs works by Brian Ferneyhough, Michael Finnissy and Jürg Frey.

  140. May 2016

    27

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Pianist Ian Pace presents the third in his series of all-Finnissy concerts.

  141. May 2016

    26

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble presents a programme of new vocal works by City's undergraduate composers.

  142. May 2016

    25

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    EXAUDI showcases new works combining voices and technology.

  143. May 2016

    25

    Wednesday

    Category: Presentations

    Open to: Public

    This afternoon of presentations from the Music department will hear from Ian Pace talking about ‘Ideological Constructions of “Experimental Music” and Anglo-American Nationalism in the Historiography of post-1945 Music’.

  144. May 2016

    24

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A day of papers and concerts around the teaching of Byzantine chant.

  145. May 2016

    23

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Recent City graduates present an eclectic evening of music.

  146. May 2016

    13

    Friday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    'Soundspaces of the Middle East and Central Asia: Exploring the Intersection of Sound Studies and Ethnomusicology in the Middle East and Central Asia'

  147. May 2016

    11

    Wednesday

    Category: Lectures

    Open to: Public

    In this lecture, flutist and scholar Ellen Waterman will be looking at The ecology of experimental music performance in Canada.

  148. Apr 2016

    7

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This City University Chamber Choir concert will be an evening of English Folk and Secular Songs, including works by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Gerald Finzi, and Aaron Copland.

  149. Apr 2016

    6

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    PArt of the 2015-16 Music Research Seminar Series.

  150. Apr 2016

    5

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Balinese Gamelan, Gong Kebyar, played by City's Balinese Gamelan Ensemble.

  151. Mar 2016

    29

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert by City’s Javanese Gamelan Ensemble on the traditional Indonesian percussion orchestra, consisting primarily of tuned gongs and drums.

  152. Mar 2016

    15

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Reflection of Silence (Art of Improvisation in Iranian and Kurdish Music)

  153. Mar 2016

    9

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

  154. Mar 2016

    8

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A cello-based journey around the Mediterranean.

  155. Feb 2016

    23

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Piano concert by Roy Howat

  156. Feb 2016

    16

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

  157. Feb 2016

    9

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The sassy silent 1927 version of Chicago, a stylish crime story, accompanied by Neil Brand at the piano

  158. Feb 2016

    2

    Tuesday

    Category: Alumni Events

    Open to: Students, Alumni

    As part of 40 years of music education at City University London, the Music Department and the Careers team invite you to share each other’s experiences, and hope you get some inspiration from each other on the night.

  159. Jan 2016

    27

    Wednesday

    Category: Presentations

    Open to: Public

  160. Jan 2016

    26

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Madeleince Mitchell and Ian Pace present an exciting programme, including works by Ravel, Fauré, and London premieres of pieces by Sadie Harrison

  161. Jan 2016

    21

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City University Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Tim Hooper, present a varied programme of baroque and classical favourites.

  162. Dec 2015

    9

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City University Chamber Choir present a series of works including Haydn's 'Kleine Orgelsolomesse' and Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus; along with a selection of other festive choral works and carols.

  163. Dec 2015

    8

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Department of Music’s ensemble-in-residence, Plus-Minus, presents new works by undergraduate student composers.

  164. Nov 2015

    27

    Friday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    In conjunction with the Institute of Musical Research.

  165. Nov 2015

    25

    Wednesday

    Category: Forums

    Open to: Public

    In this special research forum, a group of panellists will lead a discussion on current debates about the relationship between practice and research. The discussion will centre on John Croft's recent and significant article 'Composition is not Research' (Tempo, April 2015) and a forthcoming article in response by Ian Pace.

  166. Nov 2015

    24

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    scapegoat are Joshua Hyde and Noam Bierstone, an experimental saxophone and percussion duo. Close creative collaboration and multi-media projects form the basis of their pursuit for artistic innovation and expression.

  167. Nov 2015

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A clarinet and piano repertoire programme performed by David Campbell and John Flinders.

  168. Nov 2015

    3

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This concert will feature, amongst others, music from Weber, Verdi, Massenet, and Puccini.

  169. Oct 2015

    28

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    This talk will explore a number of ways of looking at the relationship of music and capitalism.

  170. Oct 2015

    21

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    This presentation examines Bergman’s style as a "sonic auteur" and explores the vital role of the soundtrack in his films.

  171. Oct 2015

    20

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Paul Dukas’s Piano Sonata in E-flat minor (1899-1900) and the UK premiere of French composer Brice Pauset’s Étude (2011) for piano.

  172. Oct 2015

    6

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

  173. Jun 2015

    12

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City University's new Chamber Orchestra, directed by Tim Hooper, presents works by Bartok, Haydn and Mozart.

  174. Jun 2015

    11

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert of new electronic music, sonic art and audio-visual work created by students working in City’s Sound Studios.

  175. Jun 2015

    10

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    One of Britain’s leading contemporary music ensembles presents new vocal works by City's undergraduate student composers.

  176. Jun 2015

    9

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Plus-Minus present an event exploring a range of experimental practices – from the theatrical to the microtonal – from four distinctive North American composers: Natacha Diels, Steve Takasugi, Pauline Oliveros and James Tenney.

  177. Jun 2015

    8

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A diverse concert featuring City's Chamber Music Ensembles.

  178. Jun 2015

    5

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A characteristically adventurous programme from world-renowned performer and City University Lecturer Ian Pace, featuring a wide range of works variously exploring music as a quasi-spatial art form, and for intricate discursive forms. The programme includes London premieres by Rebecca Saunders and Brian Ferneyhough.

  179. Jun 2015

    4

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's newest student ensemble presents a concert of experimental, improvised and electronic music.

  180. Jun 2015

    3

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Department of Music's final year performance students take the stage.

  181. Jun 2015

    2

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Recent graduates of City's Undergraduate Music Programme present a varied evening of music.

  182. Jun 2015

    1

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Department of Music's final year performance students take the stage.

  183. May 2015

    29

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City’s Chamber Choir presents a programme of works, including Fauré's Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine alongside The Beatitudes by Arvo Pärt.

  184. May 2015

    28

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The London premiere of Tim Parkinson’s opera Time with People, fresh from its sold out performance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Featuring the University of Huddersfield's edges ensemble, directed by Philip Thomas.

  185. May 2015

    27

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Kate Ryder, a pianist renowned for pushing the boundaries of her instrument, presents a concert of new works for piano and electronics.

  186. May 2015

    26

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Department of Music’s ensemble-in-residence, Plus-Minus, presents new works by undergraduate student composers.

  187. May 2015

    22

    Friday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    In conjunction with the Institute of Musical Research.

  188. May 2015

    22

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Launching this year’s festival, this concert mixes experimental sounds by Ihsan Ozgen, Michael Ellison and Karan Ince with traditional Turkish music. Presented in conjunction with the Middle East and Central Asia Music Forum.

  189. May 2015

    20

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

  190. May 2015

    12

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City Experimental Ensemble joins Dirty Electronics for a concert unearthing sounds buried in detritus electronics.

  191. Apr 2015

    7

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert from City's Javanese and Balinese Gamelan ensembles.

  192. Mar 2015

    31

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Pianist and Musicologist Ian Pace, Lecturer in Music and Head of Performance at City University, presents a recital together with third-year music undergraduate at City Ben Smith.

  193. Mar 2015

    24

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Unquiet lullabies, dream-visions of nightless night, sound-images of time stilled and time reversed … A concert tribute to the poet Simon Howard (1960–2013).

  194. Mar 2015

    17

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert exploring the relationships between sound, simulation and moving images, with a particular focus on embodied movement.

  195. Mar 2015

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert of immersive electroacoustic music, spatialised across City’s surround sound concert system.

  196. Mar 2015

    4

    Wednesday

    Category:

    Open to: Public

  197. Mar 2015

    3

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Finalist at the Guildhall’s Gold Medal Competition, Jonathan Chan (violin), joins award winning pianist, Jennifer Lee, for an evening of a delightfully diverse programme of subtlety and warmth.

  198. Feb 2015

    24

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Pianist Indre Petrauskaite performs works by Ravel in her final DMA recital.

  199. Feb 2015

    18

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Berliozya Ensemble takes a unique approach to some well-known arias such as Habarena from “Carmen”, Mein Herr Marquis from “Die Fledermaus” and songs from the “Les Nuit D'ete” song cycle by Hector Berlioz.

  200. Feb 2015

    17

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert of works focussing upon group dynamics as relationships between performers are explored.

  201. Feb 2015

    11

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

  202. Feb 2015

    11

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Two short recitals from City University London Music undergraduates.

  203. Feb 2015

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Aisha Orazbayeva (violin) and Mark Knoop (piano) return to our stage with a concert featuring characteristic works from two of the most individual and influential composers of the twentieth century.

  204. Feb 2015

    4

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This concert will feature arguably one of Haydn’s most popular quartets - Op.33, No. 2 - nicknamed The Joke. Free to attend, no bookin required.

  205. Jan 2015

    27

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme includes Clara Schumman, Piano Trio in G minor & Brahms, Piano Trio in B

  206. Dec 2014

    10

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The second of two concerts featuring electronic music from composers from four Italian conservatoires.

  207. Dec 2014

    9

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The first of two concerts featuring electronic music from composers across four Italian conservatoires.

  208. Dec 2014

    4

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme includes Bruckner Motets and Purcell Funeral Music for Queen Mary as well as a second half of traditional Christmas Carols with the audience.

  209. Dec 2014

    3

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Prizewinning pianist Alexander Karpeyev plays the final recital of his DMA programme, reflecting his research topic, performance practice in the music of Russian composer-pianist Nikolay Medtner.

  210. Nov 2014

    29

    Saturday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    One-day Conference of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology.

  211. Nov 2014

    25

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    An evening recital of Classical to Modern piano repertoire, including works by two female British composers, Judith Weir and Rhian Samuel.

  212. Nov 2014

    19

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Bernice Chitiul (voice) and Neville Z Bharucha (piano) present a lunchtime concert of Arias and Lieder.

  213. Nov 2014

    11

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A rare opportunity to hear chants from the Aramaic/Syriac and Byzantine traditions, harking back to the time of Queen Zanubia’s reign of Palmyra.

  214. Nov 2014

    4

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This concert brings together for the first time a unique partnership between violinist Persephone Gibbs, a well-known figure through the field of early music and historically-informed performance, and new music specialist, City University Lecturer and researcher into nineteenth-century performance Ian Pace.

  215. Oct 2014

    29

    Wednesday

    Category:

    Open to: Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

  216. Oct 2014

    28

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concentrating on various aspects of the physicality of instrumental performance with special attention to formulas of restraint.

  217. Oct 2014

    21

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Compilation of ground-breaking new solo and duo works from four outstanding UK and New Zealand composers. An Inside Out Festival concert.

  218. Oct 2014

    7

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Including works by Ravel, Poulenc and John Adams.

  219. Jul 2014

    9

    Wednesday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    A day of talks, panels, networking and training for music teachers, with a focus on the student transition from Music A Level to degree level study in Music.

  220. Jun 2014

    13

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's student-led Big Band closes the festival with an evening of classic repertoire from the 20th century.

  221. Jun 2014

    12

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert of works for piano solo and duo, featuring Michael Beil's Doppel, and premieres by City composers Georgia Rodgers and Ben Smith.

  222. Jun 2014

    11

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The second of two concerts featuring student composers working across interactive and electroacoustic musics, audio arts, and music for film and video.

  223. Jun 2014

    11

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Lunchtime Concert: A recital of works for violin and piano, featuring music by Benjamin Britten and John Adams.

  224. Jun 2014

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Department of Music's Ensemble-in-Residence, Plus-Minus, presents new works by student composers.

  225. Jun 2014

    9

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City students and guests perform a collection of semi-staged scenes from classic operas.

  226. May 2014

    30

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Internationally renowned pianist Ian Pace presents a concert of works by Adam de la Cour, Alistair Zaldua, Sven-Ingo Koch, Newton Armstrong, Cristopher Fox and Karlheinz Stockhausen.

  227. May 2014

    29

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's Chamber Choir presents a diverse programme, including works by Karl Jenkins, Antonio Lotti, Rober Lucas de Pearsall and Thomas Tallis.

  228. May 2014

    28

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A recital of works by Schubert, Schumann, Berg and Debussy, performed by pianist and City doctoral student Annie Yim.

  229. May 2014

    28

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's newest student ensemble performs a concert of experimental, improvised and electronic music

  230. May 2014

    27

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The first of two concerts featuring student composers working across interactive and electroacoustical musics, audio arts, and music for film and video.

  231. May 2014

    23

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Launching this year's music festival, City's Symphony Orchestra, with soloist Ben Schoeman (piano) and conductor Anthony Weeden, perform Saint-Saens' Egyptian Concerto and Grieg's Symphonic Dances.

  232. May 2014

    20

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Stay Close is a ten-month project exploring contemporary classical music as a means of cultural exchange between the UK and Iran. Following research periods in both Iran and the UK, composer Soosan Lolavar produced a new piece entitled Only Sound Remains drawing on both Iranian and Western musical styles.

  233. May 2014

    13

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert to celebrate new CDs from Cathy Lane and Viv Corringham

  234. Apr 2014

    8

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This concert will include pieces investigating the sonic properties of everyday materials and musical cueing systems that explore group behaviour.

  235. Apr 2014

    4

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert by City's Balinese Gamelan ensemble, led by Andy Channing

  236. Apr 2014

    1

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert by the University Javanese Ensemble on the traditional Indonesian percussion ensemble.

  237. Mar 2014

    26

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme includes works by Schubert and Debussy

  238. Mar 2014

    25

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's newest student ensemble performs a concert of experimental music.

  239. Mar 2014

    19

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme includes works by Ravel and Chopin.

  240. Mar 2014

    18

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Stephane Ginsburgh presents a concert of new works for piano and electronics.

  241. Mar 2014

    12

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    With John Rink (University of Cambridge)

  242. Mar 2014

    5

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Martin Stokes (King's College London) will discuss Issues of Love and Justice in Music

  243. Mar 2014

    4

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The City Opera Ensemble returns this year with a performance of Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel.

  244. Feb 2014

    25

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The first of two exchange concerts between City University London and Goldsmiths, University of London.

  245. Feb 2014

    18

    Tuesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Talk In connection with the first performance of vale for solo flute which follows.

  246. Feb 2014

    18

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Richard Craig presents two new solo works from his collaborations with Richard Barrett and Kristian Ireland alongside a new duo work by John Croft for voice and bass flute with the fantastic Loré Lixenberg

  247. Feb 2014

    12

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Miguel Mera will discuss 'New Directions in the Study of Audiovisual Attention' and Laudan Nooshin will speak on 'Beyond the Radif: New Forms of Improvisational Practice in Iranian Music'

  248. Feb 2014

    11

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Gamelan Lila Cita, the UK's leading Balinese group, perform gamelan gong kebyar.

  249. Feb 2014

    5

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    John Richardson will speak about 'An Eye For Music: The Audiovisual Surreal’.

  250. Feb 2014

    4

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Neil Brand performs live piano accompaniment to F.W. Murnau's 1927 film "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans"

  251. Jan 2014

    30

    Thursday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    Part of the Department of Music Research Seminar Series. Speaker: Bernhard Lang, University of Graz

  252. Jan 2014

    28

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme includes Sergei Zagny, Sonata; Christopher Fox, L'ascenseur; Sarah Nemtsov, Für Walter Zimmermann; HoraTiu Rădulescu, Piano Sonata No. 3

  253. Dec 2013

    10

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Conducted by Anthony Weeden, programme includes; Saint-Saëns' Symphony no. 2 in A minor and Rubinstein's Piano Concerto no. 4 in D minor

  254. Dec 2013

    5

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City University Chamber Choir, conducted by Tim Hooper, perform Benjamin Britten's much loved work

  255. Nov 2013

    27

    Wednesday

    Category: Seminars

    Open to: Public

    With Diana Salazar on 'Corporeal Cartography: Navigating process in the development of an expressive system for dance and sound' and Kyle Devine on 'Decomposed: The Political Ecology of Music'.

  256. Nov 2013

    19

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Acclaimed violinist Madeleine Mitchell, teams up with pianist Ian Pace for an exciting programme including works by ravel, Schoenberg and Berio

  257. Nov 2013

    12

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert of electronic and audiovisual works featuring performances by special guests Lauren Sarah Hayes and Pamela Z.

  258. Nov 2013

    5

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Lecture and concert to celebrate the launch of Ian Pace's new recording of Michael Finnissy's The History of Photography in Sound.

  259. Oct 2013

    29

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Selected as 2014 Park Lane Group Artists, members of the Minerva Piano Trio bring together a dynamic range of musicianship. The programme includes works by Schumann, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Richard Birchall and Andrzej Panufnik.

  260. Oct 2013

    23

    Wednesday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public, Staff, Students, Alumni

    One day conference as part of the Inside Out Festival focusing on the work of practitioners in the Middle Eastern music scene in the urban UK.

  261. Oct 2013

    22

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert as part of the Inside Out Festival. Featured on BBC Radio 3’s World Routes and Late Junction earlier this year, Kalia has been described as ‘one of the UK’s leading world music singers

  262. Oct 2013

    8

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Performance of works by Greek composer and theorist Manos Hadjidakis

  263. Jun 2013

    28

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert by visiting lecturer Laurie Blundell, including Mozart’s Sonata in C major and Brahms’ Drei Intermezzi.

  264. Jun 2013

    27

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The second of two concerts featuring student composers working across diverse areas of music technology and music for moving images.

  265. Jun 2013

    26

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    This year’s prize winner, accompanied by Laura O'Gorman on piano, performs works by Tartini, Wieniawski, Grieg and Sarasate.

  266. Jun 2013

    25

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The Centre for Music Studies Ensemble-in-Residence, Plus-Minus, presents works created by student composers.

  267. Jun 2013

    24

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Séverine Ballon (cello) and Mark Knoop (piano) perform Morton Feldmans seminal work 'Patterns in a Chromatic Field', alongside a new work for cello and electronics by Georgia Rodgers.

  268. Jun 2013

    19

    Wednesday

    Category: Open days

    Open to: Public, Prospective Postgraduates

    Come to this informal Postgraduate Open Evening to find out more about Masters degrees in Creative Writing, Cultural Policy and Management, Economics, International Politics, Journalism, Music, Psychology, Publishing, Sociology and Translation

  269. Jun 2013

    14

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Staged scenes from Italian operas including Mozart’s Così fan tutte and La Cenerentola by Rossini.

  270. Jun 2013

    13

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Balinese gamelan orchestra consisting almost entirely of tuned bronze gongs and metallophones.

  271. Jun 2013

    13

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Works include Brahms’ Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann and Debussy’s suite Pour le Piano.

  272. Jun 2013

    12

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Ancient celebratory and ritualistic music from the Middle East.

  273. Jun 2013

    12

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    The first of two concerts featuring student composers working across diverse areas of music technology and music for moving images.

  274. Jun 2013

    11

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Hong Kong born pianist and City doctoral student Annie Yim.

  275. Jun 2013

    10

    Monday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's student-led big band kick off this years Music Festival, City Summer Sounds, performing classic big band repertoire from the 20th century.

  276. May 2013

    28

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Recently formed opera company performing Gustav Holst's The Wandeing Scholar

  277. May 2013

    24

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City University Symphony Orchestra returns to LSO St Luke's for a programme of Britten and Beethoven, conducted by Anthony Weeden, with pianist Annie Yim.

  278. May 2013

    23

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    New pieces for live music and video, by composers from the City University MA in Composing for Moving Images and a set by the London Foley Ensemble.

  279. May 2013

    21

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert by City's Ensemble-in-Residence exploring the possibilities created from interaction between live performance and digital technology This is a partner event in association with Digital Shoreditch..

  280. May 2013

    17

    Friday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    City's student Middle Eastern Ensemble performing a variety of melodies and rhythms from different regions of the Middle East.

  281. May 2013

    15

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Russian prize-winning pianist Alexander Karpeyev plays a mixed programme of Russian and German classics.

  282. May 2013

    15

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Cappella Romana return to London for a concert at St Bartholomew-the-Great ofMedieval Byzantine Chant

  283. May 2013

    14

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    CONCERT FULLY BOOKED. Oxford Maqam, The Madeleine Quartet and friends from the King's College London Big Band will be performing Abd al-Wahhab's operetta, Majnoun Laila and Abd al-Halim songs from the 1950s and 60s with a pre-concert talk at 4pm.

  284. May 2013

    14

    Tuesday

    Category: Conferences

    Open to: Public

    A one-day conference organised by The University of Edinburgh’s Live Music Exchange and City University London’s Department of Creative Practice and Enterprise.

  285. Apr 2013

    9

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Concert by City's Balinese Gamelan ensemble, lead by Andy Channing

  286. Apr 2013

    3

    Wednesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Lecture recital by pianist Annie Yim exploring exploring the kaleidoscopic themes in this grand mosaic of Humor

  287. Apr 2013

    2

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert by the University Javanese Ensemble on the traditional Indonesian percussion ensemble

  288. Mar 2013

    21

    Thursday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Programme by Vivaldi, and Monteverdi in the beautiful setting of St Clement's, King Square

  289. Mar 2013

    19

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    A concert of solos, duets, scenes and arrangements from the world of Musical Theatre, presented by students from City University London.

  290. Mar 2013

    19

    Tuesday

    Category: Launches

    Open to: Public

    Book Launch for Graham Griffiths on Stravinsky's Piano including a short illustrated talk by the author and a performance of Stravinsky's Sonate pour piano (1924).

  291. Mar 2013

    12

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public

    Scenes from Italian operas through the centuries, performed by City's own opera ensemble

  292. Feb 2013

    28

    Thursday

    Category: Presentations

    Open to: Public, Students, Alumni

    Presentation by Kevin Bohan from Music Harvest, a non-profit organisation based in Palestine that mobilises resources to provide music education to children in under-resourced communities.

  293. Nov 2010

    2

    Tuesday

    Category: Concerts

    Open to: Public