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The University of Kent Lunchtime Concert series is sponsored by Furley Page Solicitors.

February

Wednesday 12 February, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 1.10pm

King and HardingLunchtime Concert

Daniel Harding & Matthew King pianos

 

Music for two pianos and piano-duet, including Poulenc’s delightful Sonata, Gavin Bryars’ tranquil homage to Bill Evans, and movements from Ravel’s colourful Ma mère l’Oye.

 

T: free, with suggested donation £3

 

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Wednesday 19 February, Colyer-Fergusson Foyer, 1.10pm

Watch This Space presentsBritten

University Music Scholars and

Cecilian Choir

Dan Harding conductor Emma Murton harp

Kathryn Cox, Paris Noble sopranos

 

Celebrating Britten

As part of LGBT Month, University Music Scholars and the Cecilian Choir present music by Benjamin Britten on the foyer-stage, including folk-songs and movements from Ceremony of Carols.

LGBT logoT: free


Friday 21 February, Colyer-Fergusson Hall 7.30pm

Rachel Podger baroque violin

The Guardian Angel

Rachel PodgerPisendel – Sonata per violin solo senza basso
Tartini – Sonata in B minor
Johan Helmich Roman – Assaggio á violini solo
Nicola Matteis – Passagio rotto, Fantasia, Movimento incognito
J S Bach – Partita in A minor
Biber – Passacaglia in G minor
Tartini – Sonata in A minor

 

Rachel Podger is one of the most creative talents to emerge in the field of period performance, and over the last two decades she has established herself as a leading interpreter of the music of the Baroque and Classical periods. She was leader of The English Concert from 1997 to 2002 and in 2004 began a guest directorship with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with whom she appeared in a televised BBC Prom in 2007.

This evening will also include a performance of Bach’s wonderful Flute Partita in A minor, transposed for violin, and Biber’s hauntingly beautiful Guardian Angel, the final work from his Mystery Sonatas.

 

T: Full £15/£7.00 Student Standby: unsold tickets will be available to University of Kent students from 7.00pm on the evening of the performance (KentOne card must be shown). Available from the Gulbenkian Booking Office or purchase online


Friday 28 February, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 7:30pm

Bolero!

University of Kent Concert Band and Big Band

Big Band singerIan Swatman conductor  Ruby Mutlow, Steph Richardson vocals

with special guest Mike Lovatt trumpet

 

With a programme ranging from Fauré to Earth, Wind & Fire and a performance of Ravel's Bolero, the University of Kent Concert and Big Bands present their annual musical spectacular. Mike Lovatt, one of the country's finest trumpet players, makes an unmissable guest appearance.

 

T: Full £13/ Students £7: available from the Gulbenkian Booking Office or purchase online