Firth Hall, Sheffield University

Firth Hall, Sheffield University
Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TN

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Forged In Sheffield: Sheffield University Symphony Orchestra

*Well-loved pieces and brand new music * A joyful atmosphere is always to be found at a SUSO concert, where you will see some of the finest orchestral players from around the University. Programme to include Scriabin’s Symphony No. 2. Adrian Moore director

Forged In Sheffield: Sheffield University Wind Orchestra

An uplifting band with rousing repertoire A dynamic group drawn from across the University, the Wind Orchestra regularly perform high-quality and high-energy concerts to eager audiences, from Weston Park Band Stand to Belgium’s Leuven Cathedral.

Forged In Sheffield: The Day Before Spring

A long-forgotten musical performed by a full Broadway-sized orchestra Romance stirs on campus in this charming musical, which had lain forgotten in a California library for over half a century; this will be the first time the whole score has been heard since 1953. Rediscovered in 2009 by the Department of Music’s…

Global Soundtracks: Sklamberg And The Shepherds

A joyous trio of Klezmer royalty A spirited musical journey merging bouncy village songs, mournful clarinet and fiery vocals. Don’t miss this rare chance to see an exceptional trio of renowned Klezmer performers. Sklamberg and the Shepherds blend traditional and newly composed Yiddish and Russian song with…

Global Soundtracks: Yogesh Samsi (Tabla)

Indian musical maestro Music for heart and hands, the tabla is taught person to person down generations under the warm watch of the Indian sun. Sometimes known as the ‘Queen of Drums’, the tabla is the most popular Indian percussion instrument. Tabla maestro Yogesh Samsi is a greatly committed artist and a champion…

Lucy Parham And Henry Goodman: Rachmaninoff

A musical portrait, a heart in exile Loaded with loss and yearning, Parham’s composer portrait Elégie Rachmaninoff: A Heart in Exile follows the Russian composer from his youth through his subsequent self-imposed exile and finally to California, where he died in 1943. Scripted from Rachmaninoff’s own letters and…

Rachel Podger

*Solo violin that rises like the sun and floats on air * Internationally renowned baroque violinist Rachel Podger plays pieces by baroque composers Bach and Biber. This performance marks an annual tribute to Peter Cropper (1945-2015), an inspirational musician and teacher who influenced countless music students…

Wed 17 May

Sound Laboratory: New Music Ensemble

From Sheffield’s musical cutting edge Marvel at the musical minds of our students, staff and alumni. Freshly devised pieces by Sheffield composers sit alongside electrifying performances of contemporary music.

Sound Laboratory: Scarlatti:cage:sonatas

Musical planets collide when the works of two visionaries, Domenico Scarlatti and John Cage, are brought together across centuries in a thrilling two-piano spectacle. Adventurous Israeli pianist David Greilsammer sets sparks flying across 176 keys, and post-performance talks about the prepared piano and his admiration…

Sound Laboratory: Sound Junction Weekend

Cinema for the ear - electronic music that transcends barriers! Join us to investigate the frontiers of contemporary electronic music, with an immersive experience of three-dimensional sound; unbound by pitch or rhythm, instrumentation or abstraction. Featuring performances from University students and staff…

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