Tuesday, 1 May 2007

May Events

Wednesday 2 May-Sunday 5th 2007, RNCM
RNCM Cello Festival
featuring music by Britten, Tippett, Matthews, Senderovas, John Casken, Adrian Williams, James MacMillan, Edmund Rubbra, Roberto Molinelli, Edward Gregson, Michael Berkeley, Peter Maxwell Davies
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Friday 4th May 2007, 1pm & 6pm, Cosmo Rodewald, Martin Harris Centre
The University of Manchester New Music Ensemble
1pm - Lunchtime Concert: Less is More
Plus a multitude of new 40 note compositions by first year composers:
6pm - Beat the Rush Hour Concert: Composers' Showcase

Tuesday 8 May 2007, 7.30pm,
RNCM Guitars
Michael Karmon Frets vs Fretless (UK première)
Steve Reich Electric Counterpoint
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Friday 11 May 2007, 7.30pm,
RNCM Percussion Ensemble
including works by John Cage, Steve Reich and RNCM Student Salma Alam
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10-12 May 2007, various venues
Futuresonic 2007
Urban festival of Arts and Music
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Sunday 13 May 2007, 3.00pm, RNCM
Navarra String Quartet & Greenway String Quartet
including works by Carl Vine and Sir John Manduell
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Thursday 17 May 2007 7.30pm, Bridgewater Hall
including: HK Gruber Dancing in the Dark

Friday 18 May 2007, 7.30pm,
RNCM Symphony Orchestra with Matthew Wood
Brett Dean - Komarov's Fall (UK première)
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Thursday 24 May 2007, 1.10pm, Whitworth Gallery
The New Professionals Orchestra
Rebecca Miller Conductor
Richard Whalley Intoxicating Orchids (world premiere)