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A Journey of Genres

A Journey of Genres

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In a concert that celebrates the diverse range of music-making at Queen Mary, this programme takes us from the intimate chamber music of the great classical composers to exotic Indian classical music, then to popular American music and then to the jazz imbued streets of New York.  Artists include: Indian Music Group, A Cappella, Jazz Ensemble, Unite Gospel Choir and soloists.

Thursday 16 March, 2016

The Octagon, Queen Mary University of London 

For any queries email p.edlin@qmul.ac.uk

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Opera in the East End

Opera in the East End

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Monday 6 March, 2016

Celebrating the history of opera in London’s East End, in association with OBERTO (Oxford Brookes: Exploring Research Trends in Opera), followed by a special evening performance by award winning Shadwell Opera.

A series of talks, discussions and performance activities telling the story of Opera in the East End from late Victorian times through the first half of the Twentieth Century

12:30 – 13:15 Welcome and Lunch – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

13:30 – 14:15 Opera in the East End – Introductory Talk and discussion about the project – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

14:30 – 16:00 Witness Seminar – London Opera Centre. Panel of alumni: Dame Josephine Barstow, Teresa Cahill, Robert Lloyd CBE and David Patmore - Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

16:00 – 16:30 Tea – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

16:30 – 17:30 Informal Workshop Concert of Extracts from People’s Palace programmes of 30s & 40s – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

17:30 – 18:15 Drinks reception, The Octagon

For any queries email p.edlin@qmul.ac.uk.

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Shadwell Opera – Double Bill (part of Opera in the East End)

Shadwell Opera – Double Bill (part of Opera in the East End)

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Shadwell Opera presents a double-bill of Schoenberg’s ERWARTUNG and Mark Anthony Turnage's TWICE THROUGH THE HEART.

Separated by ninety years, each monodrama charts the blistering psychological journey of an isolated woman. Both are set to words written by a female librettist: Marie Pappenheim and Jackie Kay.

Directed by Shadwell Opera’s Artistic Director Jack Furness and Associate Director Celine Lowenthal, and conducted by Musical Director Finnegan Downie Dear, this programme will feature the exciting operatic talents Madeleine Pierard and Kate Howden.

Date: Monday 6 March, 2016 

Time: 7pm, with pre-concert talk at 6.15pm 

Location: The Octagon, Queen Mary University of London 

Price: £10 (FULL), £8 (QMUL STAFF), £5 (STUDENTS)

For any queries email p.edlin@qmul.ac.uk.

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Time Passes – People’s Palace Anniversary Concert

Time Passes – People’s Palace Anniversary Concert

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A special concert to celebrate the 80th and 130th anniversaries of both People’s Palaces. 

QMUL Orchestra, QMUL Choir, QMUL Chamber Ensemble and East London Music Group, directors Paul Edlin and Matthew Hardy

Programme includes:

Benjamin Britten SINFONIETTA

Prokofiev PETER AND THE WOLF

Vaughan Williams THE WASPS

Edward Nesbit (QMUL Composer-in-Residence) TIME PASSES (world premiere of QMUL commission

Music at QMUL is very grateful to the Annual Fund for their generous support for this concert.

Friday 17 March, 2016 - 7.30pm

The Octagon, Queen Mary University of London 

For any queries email p.edlin@qmul.ac.uk.

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Very Big Bands!

Very Big Bands!

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Royal Northern College of Music Big Band and QMUL Big Band

These two big bands join forces to create a very special evening of Big Band Music celebrating the legacies of two inspirational jazz artists: Duke Ellington and Fred Sturm.  How better to celebrate traditions and the generations all working for to celebrate positive creative achievement.

Wednesday 29 March, 2016 - 7.30pm

The Octagon, Queen Mary University of London

For any queries email p.edlin@qmul.ac.uk.

 

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