National Centre For Early Music
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The charismatic and unconventional guitarist performs a selection of work from his extensive repertoire. With support from Will McNicol.
Bim, Bang, Boing!
Gary Hammond, former percussionist with the Beautiful South, entertains with a huge variety of percussion instruments, including Waterphone, vibratone, buzz bow, airpipes and bird whistles.
The five-piece band plays foot-tapping tunes and gives spirited and energetic performances of Welsh step dancing.
The Chimpanzees Of Happytown
Story-telling, live music and illustrations from the original story book. Polly Ives narrates, accompanied by musicians from Ensemble 360.
Carlo Farina's 1627 Capriccio Stravagante uses four violin-family instruments to mimic other instruments such as trumpets, shawms, organs, and guitars. Telemann's 1728 Gulliver Suite mimics characters from Swift's tale only two years after it was published. We hear depictions of Gulliver, the Lilliputians, giants, sleep…
European Union Baroque Orchestra: Betrayal And Betrothal
Harpsichordist Lars Ulrik Mortensen directs the orchestra for a performance of works by Handel and Bach.
Tue 21 Mar
£25 (£23; £5) / 01904 658338
The three-piece comprising of Bellowhead's Benji Kirkpatrick, Bellowhead/Belshazzar's Feast's Paul Sartin and Waterson Carthy and Kings Of Calicutt's Saul Rose performs a selection of its contemporary folk numbers.
Jacqui Dankworth & Charlie Wood
Performing as an intimate voice/piano duo with her husband Charlie Wood, Jacqui Dankworth treats us to music from her latest album It Happens Quietly and her favourite songwriters (from Cole Porter to James Taylor).
Jazz For Toddlers
Join Dr Zapp and Dr Zamm, magical musical scientists from the future! Expect a playful and friendly atmosphere jam-packed with lots of music and movement, proving you are never too young to love jazz.
Internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe presents a solo show 'Song On Film', as the self-confessed film buff raids his own collection and adds his own original and stylish orchestrations to some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history. From Hollywood's golden age, to the classic…
John Williams, John Etheridge & Gary Ryan: 6 Hands
A varied programme of solos, duets and trios by the three guitarists, including pieces written by each member.
Thu 15 Jun
£22 (£20) / 01904 658338
The collaborative effort of three of England's longest-established folk musicians, Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney and Rob Harbron, offers you an authentic and immersive folk and country music experience.
Martin Taylor With Alison Burns
Multi-award winning guitarist Martin Taylor and Scottish-Canadian jazz singer Alison Burns highlight the Grammy-award winning collaboration between Ella Fitzgerald and jazz guitarist Joe Pass.
NCEM Young Composers Award 2017
Hear music composed by the finalists ahead of a performance by The Tallis Scholars in Manchester in September.
Solo artist from Wolverhampton whose folk/blues influenced sound can be heard on albums Passing Stranger and Elsewhere, the latter of which featured a duet with Robert Plant.
She'Koyokh is London's award-winning klezmer ensemble performing Ashkenazi Jewish, Eastern European, Balkan and Turkish folk music with fresh, dynamic energy.
Si Suoni La Tromba
Soprano Bethany Seymour, trumpeter Niels Tilma and harpsichordist Peter Seymour performs Carissimi's Il lamento In Morte Di Maria Stuarda, Strozzi's Lagrime Mei, Monteverdi's Lamento d'Arianna and Scarlatti's Si Suoni La Tromba, Mio Tesoro, Si Riscaldi Il Tebro and Faro La Vendetta.
Sklamberg And The Shepherds
The group performs a range of Jewish-based folk that originates from Yiddish and Russian song with Klezmer styles and Southern Mediterranean music.
Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe
The two musicians perform folk.
Tall Tales And Incredible Journeys
Take a journey into the impossible with this collection of short fantasy films, some exquisitely hand coloured, by two of early cinema's most extraordinary talents. Includes George Melies' famous 1902 adventure, A Trip to the Moon. Live musical accompaniment from Elizabeth-Jane Baldry harp and Jonathan Best piano Trevor…
Traces Of Sound And Light
Join us to see St Margaret's Church through the curious minds of digital artist Annabeth Robinson and audio designer Jez Wells as they explore this medieval church that has seen transformation over centuries from a sacred space to an award-winning music venue. Audience members will be able to virtually move around in the…
University Baroque Ensemble
The ensemble performs Telemann's Hamburger Ebb Und Fluth 'Wassermusik' and Biber's Battalia a 10.