Tuesday, 1 February 2011

February 2011

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Thursday 3 Feb 2011 
1.10pm, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall
The Wells Mitchell Duo: Alison Wells, mezzo-soprano, Ian Mitchell, bass clarinet
works by Andrew Keeling, Elliott Carter, Judith Bingham, Christopher Hobbs, James Stephenson

7.30 pm, Bridgewater Hall
incl. works by Oliver Knussen

Friday 4 February 2011, 7.30pm, RNCM
RNCM Symphony Orchestra
incl. John Adams Two Fanfares: Tromba Lontana and Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Saturday 5th February 2011, 7.30pm, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall
University of Manchester Chamber Ensembles
chamber works by Stravinsky, Varèse ao

Thursday 17 February 2011
Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert
Helmut Lachenmann - String Quartet 2 & a new work by Nina Whiteman - Waggle Dances

1.15pm RNCM Concert Hall
RNCM Chamber Ensemble
Conlon Nancarrow (arr Gardiner) - Prelude; Edgard Varèse - Octandre; Steve Reich - Eight Lines

7pm, Bridgewater Hall
incl. Thomas Adès - Overture, Waltz and Finale from Powder Her Face

Friday 18 February 2011, 7.30pm, Manchester Grammar School
Quatuor Danel Evening Concert
incl. new work by Camden Reeves

Friday 25 February 2011, 7.30pm, RNCM
Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra
incl. Ney Rosauro - Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra; Edward Gregson - Trombone Concerto

Saturday 26 February 2011, 7.30pm, RNCM
Manchester Camerata
incl. Brett Dean - Short Stories

Monday 28 February 2011
1.15pm RNCM Concert Hall
Ferneyhough - Cassandra’s Dream Song; Coloratura; Unity Capsule; Michael Perrett - New work for solo cello (world première); Laurence Tompkins - New work for solo piano (world première)
2.30pm RNCM Lecture Theatre
Open Forum with Brian Ferneyhough, Richard Craig and Fabrice Fitch
5.30pm Carole Nash Recital Room
Closing Concert
Fabrice Fitch - Le Songe de Panurge for solo cello;  Steven Jackson - New work for solo violin; Ferneyhough - In Nomine; Adagissimo; Mnemosyne, for bass flute and tape