Victoria Gallery & Museum, University Of Liverpool

Victoria Gallery & Museum, University Of Liverpool
Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GJ
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Art Song

This concert showcases the rich and subtle interplay of words and music with performances of lieder by Liszt, a pastiche French *mélodie *by Liverpool composer Robin Hartwell, and a rare performance of the song cycle *Etudes latines *by the Venezuelan-born, naturalized French composer Reynaldo Hahn.  The glorious voice of…

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0151 794 2348

Cello Fortress

Cello Fortress by Joost van Dongen is a unique combination of a game and a live music performance. A cellist defends a fortress by improvising on her cello. Melodies control the guns, dissonant notes activate the flamethrowers. Players from the audience use game controllers to steer their tanks and attack the fortress.

Wed 18 Oct

Free / 0151 794 2348

The Great American Popular Songbook

Some of Liverpool's leading musical talent celebrates songs from the Great American Popular Songbook by the likes of Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin and Cole Porter.  The performance will be enhanced by objects and images from the University's Institute of Popular Music and its unique archive.  With special thanks…

Wed 27 Sep

Free / 0151 794 2348

James Wishart’s 23 Songs For A Mad Woman

Former Head of Composition at the University of Liverpool James Wishart has created a ‘mad woman’, brilliantly interpreted by Louise Ashcroft.  She is an unnamed, ambiguous character who may be reliving memories of Thatcher's prime ministership, may be delusional in thinking she is Thatcher, or could be Margaret Thatcher…

Wed 15 Nov

Free / 0151 794 2348

Jon Gjylaci (classical Guitar)

Regarded by The Guardian as ‘’ impressively expert ” and by Classical Guitar Magazine as ‘’ a highly talented player’’, Albanian-born Jon Gjylaci is in increasing demand as a performer due to his wide ranging repertoire, “ brilliant interpretations ”, “ compelling quality to his guitar playing ” and his ability to connect…

Wed 4 Oct

Free / 0151 794 2348

Mihkel Kerem (violin) & Robin Green (piano)

Mihkel Kerem was born in 1981 into a family of musicians and studied violin and composition in Tallinn and London.  As a solo violinist, he has performed all the major concert as well as some lesser known works, such as Trandafilovski’s violin concerto (of which he gave the London premiere in 2004). Mihkel is joint…

Wed 13 Dec

Free / 0151 794 2348

Nancy Hadden (baroque Flute) and Taro Takeuchi (lute)

Baroque flautist Nancy Hadden and lutenist- guittarist Taro Takeuchi will present a programme of music from 18th century London, featuring works by Balicourt (in a new edition by Emeritus Professor Michael Talbot) Handel, Loeillet, and Oswald. Nancy and Taro are both internationally recognized specialists on their…

Wed 6 Dec

Free / 0151 794 2348

Pixels Ensemble

Anna Crookes, voice Fiona Fulton, flute Jonathan Aasgaard, cello Ian Buckle, piano  ‘from the grossest of noises to the most delicate of singing, the voice always means something’  Luciano Berio   Luciano Berio - Sequenza III George Crumb - Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) Maurice Ravel - Chansons Madécasses…

Wed 8 Nov

Free / 0151 794 2348

Solem Quartet (university of Liverpool Quartet-In-Residence)

We are delighted that the University and the Solem Quartet have renewed their association for 2017-18. This immensely popular quartet return to the Leggate following a packed Summer schedule that saw them criss-crossing the country and the announcement of a complete Beethoven cycle to take place in London in 2020.  This…

Wed 29 Nov

Free / 0151 794 2348

The Tafts

Drums & percussion - Shaun Taft Bass & vocals - Dave Taft Guitars & vocals - Paul Taft Vocals - Anne Taft Violin, mandolin, keyboards & vocals - Tom Sykes The Tafts are a musical family from Liverpool. We have all been writing, playing and performing music in various combinations for years. The project…

Wed 11 Oct

Free / 0151 794 2348

Tom Kimmance and John Gough (piano Duo)

Tom and John formed their duo five years ago and have given several recitals mainly in the north of England.  They both have close connections with the University. Tom, who previously studied with John, is currently a Tutor in Piano in the Department of Music and John held the same post until 2010. John is now Tutor in…

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 0151 794 2348

University Choirs Christmas Carols

Join in an annual tradition as carollers from the University Chamber Choir directed by Anne Demougin and the University Singers directed by Sophie Leaver and Rhian Cocker perform in the Victoria Gallery & Museum’s Waterhouse Café. Christmas Lunch must be pre-booked: please phone 0151 795 0406 for further details.

Tue 12 Dec

Free / 0151 794 2348

University Staff Choir

The University Staff Choir is made up of staff members and postgraduates from academic and professional services. The Choir enjoys singing a wide variety of repertoire from Broadway to the Beatles by way of ballads, classical repertoire and songs from around the world. Our concert will include a selection of…

Wed 1 Nov

Free / 0151 794 2348

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