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A DAZZLING CREATURE: Welcome Week Concert

A DAZZLING CREATURE: Welcome Week Concert
Date
Sunday 25th September 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Join us for our opening musical extravaganza at Royal Holloway, with a smorgasbord of music written by trailblazers of the jazz-classical fusion movement in America and Great Britain over the twentieth century, performed by our fresh, new students at the College.

Kammerkoret Musica

Kammerkoret Musica
Date
Friday 7th October 2016
Location:
Chapel
Description
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Danish choir, Kammerkoret Musica and storyteller, Pernille Stockfleth, celebrate his legacy through a programme of storytelling and music – old and new, Thomas Morley to the present day – inspired by the Bard's words, with a little Nordic twist.

Mary Dullea: Piano Recital Series 2016-17

Mary Dullea: Piano Recital Series 2016-17
Date
Friday 14th October 2016
Description
Described as "exquisitely sensitive" (The Strad) and "agile, incisive and impassioned" (BBC Music Magazine), acclaimed Irish Pianist and the College's new Director of Performance Mary Dullea gives her inaugural recital with an exciting programme of seminal piano works from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries including music by Debussy and Ravel.

Tippett Quartet

Tippett Quartet
Date
Thursday 20th October 2016
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
Our Quartet-in-Residence, the Tippett Quartet, open our Festival In memoriam, 'Lest We Forget' commemorating the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Royal Holloway Chamber Orchestra & Chiltern Music Academy

Royal Holloway Chamber Orchestra & Chiltern Music Academy
Date
Friday 21st October 2016
Location:
Boilerhouse Auditorium
Description
Inspiring the next generation of musicians is core to our ethos at the Department of Music. The College have provided world-class professional support from members of the London Mozart Players, The Kings Singers and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, educating our students to become well-rounded performers when leaving. Students are also encouraged to explore and outreach to the generations preceding them. Students from Royal Holloway have been working with Chiltern Music Academy in creating a diverse and exciting music making experience. This open orchestral masterclass showcases exactly what the students have been getting up to.

Royal Holloway Chorus

Royal Holloway Chorus
Date
Saturday 22nd October 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Join the Rupert Gough and the Royal Holloway Chorus for the final instalment of 'LEST WE FORGET': Festival In memoriam

Finnissy at 70: Choral Music and the Masses

Finnissy at 70: Choral Music and the Masses
Date
Tuesday 25th October 2016
Description
Nathan James Dearden presents an evening of celebration for Finnissy's 70th birthday year and present choral music written for the community by Michael Finnissy, Judith Weir, Howard Skempton and Robert Ashley.

Finnissy at 70: Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea

Finnissy at 70: Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea
Date
Wednesday 26th October 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Finnissy's work is never easy, but that does no justice to the depth of inspiration, from literary, folksong, cultural, and the skill and virtuosity required of the performers. The applauded duo, Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea present an afternoon of Finnissy's music for violin and piano.

Finnissy at 70: Open Composition Workshop

Finnissy at 70: Open Composition Workshop
Date
Wednesday 26th October 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Composer Michael Finnissy leads a new music workshop with Darragh Morgan (violin) and Mary Dullea (piano) and successful applicants from a national Call-for-Scores.

Finnissy at 70: In Conversation

Finnissy at 70: In Conversation
Date
Thursday 27th October 2016
Location:
Wettons Terrace 001
Description
Join us for discussions and questions with the composer and pianist, Michael Finnissy, as we delve into matters that arise in his music and issues composers face in the twenty-first century.
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