Concerts and music

Concerts and music


The Caius Consort - Music of Mystery & Devotion  Director: Geoffrey Webber
The Caius Consort - Music of Mystery & Devotion  Director: Geoffrey Webber

The Caius Consort - Music of Mystery & Devotion Director: Geoffrey Webber

Date: Tuesday 28 August 2018
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Memorial Chapel, The Square, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

The captivating sound-world of medieval music, featuring Scottish chant from Inchcolm Abbey, music by Hildegard of Bingen and Thomas, Jewel of Canterbury – an eight-part work by contemporary composer Gabriel Jackson inspired by medieval music. The Caius Consort is formed from members of the choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

- Celtic Chant in honour of St Columba - Medieval motets from manuscripts at St Andrew's & Cambridge Universities - Gabriel Jackson - Thomas, Jewel of Canterbury

Admission by programme on the door £5/3

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Rose Room
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Rose Room

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Rose Room

Date: Thursday 20 September 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall

Voted ‘Best Band’ in the Scottish Jazz Awards 2018, Rose Room is Scotland’s leading ensemble influenced by ‘Hot Club’ Swing. Led by virtuoso violinist, and two-time Scottish Jazz Award-winning ‘Best Vocalist’, Seonaid Aitken, expect the effervescent sound of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli as they serve up a mix of 1930s standards, original music and gyspy-jazz favourites.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Admission free without ticket, subject to seating capacity of Hall.

Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I
Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I

Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC
Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC

Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC

Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off Unversity Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Rookh Horn Quartet
Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Rookh Horn Quartet

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Rookh Horn Quartet

Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Concert Hall, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

All familiar faces to Scotland’s audiences, the Quartet plays a programme making full use of an instrument beloved of composers since its development. Works by Tippett, Hindemith, Stanley and Rossini alongside music borrowed from ‘easier’ instruments!
Rookh Horn Quartet: Andy Saunders, Martin Murphy, Lauren Reeve-Rawlings, Ian Smith.

Funded by the Ferguson Bequest - admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of venue.

Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie
Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie

Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off Unversity Avenue, G12 8QQ

Oban Gaelic singer, Kim Carnie, was finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year last year. Today, she and her band mix Gaelic songs with original material.

Admission free without ticket, and subject to seating capacity of Hall.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest & UofGGàidhlig.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - The Vision Quartet (Berlin)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - The Vision Quartet (Berlin)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - The Vision Quartet (Berlin)

Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

A quartet recital with a difference, not to be missed - Beethoven Quartet in A minor Op.132

Admission free without ticket, and subject to seating capacity of Hall.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Scottish Ensemble - Chamber Notes
Scottish Ensemble - Chamber Notes

Scottish Ensemble - Chamber Notes

Date: Friday 12 October 2018
Time: 19:30
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

In association with Music in the University, we're delighted to welcome the Scottish Ensemble to the University's Memorial Chapel with outstanding British clarinettist, Matthew Hunt, in a performance of Mozart and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintets. Ticket details at www.scottishensemble.co.uk/concerts Tel: 0141 565 8000 or visit the Glasgow Concert Halls box office @ 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations II
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations II

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations II

Date: Tuesday 16 October 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Lauryna Sableviciute, piano - 'Armistice 100 - Unforgotten Lines'
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Lauryna Sableviciute, piano - 'Armistice 100 - Unforgotten Lines'

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Lauryna Sableviciute, piano - 'Armistice 100 - Unforgotten Lines'

Date: Thursday 18 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

A portrait and commemorative concert of Cecil Coles (1888-1918) to include a new work by Scottish composer Tom Harrold written in remembrance of Cecil Coles.

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Katherine Bryan (flute), Scott Mitchell (piano)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Katherine Bryan (flute), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Katherine Bryan (flute), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Date: Thursday 25 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Principal Flute of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Katherine will play a lunchtime programme to include the Flute Sonata by Gabriel Pierné.

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations III
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations III

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations III

Date: Tuesday 30 October 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Date: Thursday 1 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

We're delighted to welcome the Quatuor Bozzini from Canada to the University for 2 concerts today and tomorrow evening. The first programme is:

Egidija Medeksaite: Megh Malhar
JS Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 (excerpts)
Beethoven: Quartet Op.95 in F minor

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Music in the University - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)
Music in the University - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Music in the University - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Date: Friday 2 November 2018
Time: 19:30 - 21:30 approx.
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Quatuor Bozzini from Montreal offer a rare, if not unique, opportunity to experience Mauricio Kagel's quartets no.1 and 2 as part of the international ten-year anniversary of Kagel’s death.

Mauricio Kagel: String Quartet no.1
Mark Applebaum: Darmstadt Kindergarten
Mauricio Kagel: String Quartet no.2
Sarah Lianne Lewis: Blossoms in bloom are also falling blossoms
Cassandra Miller: Warblework

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Music in the University Lunchtime series: Simon Johnson (trombone), Scott Mitchell (piano)
Music in the University Lunchtime series: Simon Johnson (trombone), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Music in the University Lunchtime series: Simon Johnson (trombone), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Date: Thursday 8 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Simon Johnson, Principal Trombone of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, will play a programme to commemorate the Centenary of the end of WW1 in the beautiful setting of the University Memorial Chapel. To include pieces by Schumann, Prokofiev, Persichetti, Piazzolla and Brahms.

Admission free without ticket - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

University of Glasgow Choral Society & Chapel Choir Commemorative Concert - Katy Lavinia Cooper, Conductor
University of Glasgow Choral Society & Chapel Choir Commemorative Concert - Katy Lavinia Cooper, Conductor

University of Glasgow Choral Society & Chapel Choir Commemorative Concert - Katy Lavinia Cooper, Conductor

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018
Time: 19:30 - 21:15 approx.
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

A programme to commemorate the centenary of the end of WW1 to include the premiere of Tom Harrold’s A Glasgow Elegy commissioned by the University, and Ronald Center’s Dona Nobis Pacem.

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations IV
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations IV

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations IV

Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Fergus McCreadie Jazz
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Fergus McCreadie Jazz

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Fergus McCreadie Jazz

Date: Thursday 15 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Kelvin Ensemble: John Grant, Conductor
Kelvin Ensemble: John Grant, Conductor

Kelvin Ensemble: John Grant, Conductor

Date: Sunday 18 November 2018
Time: 14:30
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Bute Hall

Programme - Shostakovich Festive Overture, Grieg Peer Gynt Suites no.1 & 2 and Brahms Symphony No.2 in D.

Tickets are available online at www.kelvin-ensemble.co.uk or available on the door. Information also available at https://www.facebook.com/kelvinensemble/

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations V
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations V

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations V

Date: Tuesday 20 November 2018
Time: 18:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Ryan Corbett, accordion
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Ryan Corbett, accordion

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Ryan Corbett, accordion

Date: Thursday 22 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Young prizewinner, Ryan Corbett, will play a programme to include transcriptions of music by Bach, Scarlatti and Rameau alongside music of the 20th Century Russian Bayan school.

Admission free and subject to seating capacity of Hall - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Catriona McKay (clarsach), Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Catriona McKay (clarsach), Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Catriona McKay (clarsach), Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle)

Date: Thursday 29 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall - TBC

World renowned musical partnership, Catriona and Chris, are delighted to return to the lunchtime series to perform a concert for St Andrew’s Day.

Admission free and subject to seating capacity of Hall - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Madrigirls Advent Service by Candlelight
Madrigirls Advent Service by Candlelight

Madrigirls Advent Service by Candlelight

Date: Sunday 2 December 2018
Time: 20:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Madrigirls present their annual service of carols and readings for Advent.

Admission free and subject to seating capacity of Chapel.

University Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
University Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

University Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

Date: Sunday 9 December 2018
Time: 18:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

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