What’s on

Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.

21 events
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    Manchester Collective

    Thursday 21 November

    Manchester Collective plays on the idea of ‘transformation’ in this programme. The Collective commissioned Edmund Finnis’ The Centre is Everywhere for 12 solo string players and performed the premiere at the Southbank Centre in July.

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    University Chamber Choir

    Friday 22 November

    For the first concert of the season, the University Chamber Choir visits northern lands with this atmospheric a cappella programme.

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    University Choir & Philharmonia

    Saturday 30 November

    University of Nottingham students, staff and alumni join to perform Puccini’s Messa di Gloria completed at the age of 22 as a graduation exercise. This work exudes youthful energy and joyful melodies.

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    Festival of Lessons and Carols

    Thursday 05 December

    A traditional service of music and readings for the Christmas season in one of Nottingham’s most beautiful churches.

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    Craig Taborn

    Tuesday 10 December

    US composer/pianist/electronic musician Craig Taborn has played and recorded as a sideman with Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, and a host of jazz luminaries. 

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    Guarneri Trio Prague

    Thursday 12 December

    Perennial favourites, the Guarneri Trio returns in its 33rd season to perform a programme of wonderful Czech music along with Beethoven’s poignant ‘Archduke’ Trio.

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    A Georgian Christmas

    Wednesday 18 December

    Christmas in late-18th century England was a time for the upper classes to give lavish balls and parties at their country estates. Period wind ensemble Boxwood & Brass presents a taste of the elegant and diverting music that accompanied the festivities.

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    Tai Murray Violin & Silke Avenhaus Piano

    Thursday 30 January

    American-born violinist Tai Murray and pianist Silke Avenhaus, originally from Karlsruhe, Germany, transport us to Norway with Grieg’s second violin sonata composed in ‘the euphoria of my honeymoon’. 

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    Catrin Finch & Cimarrón

    Wednesday 05 February

    A rare chance to witness a thrilling global collaboration between one of the world’s leading harp players Catrin Finch and the six-piece Grammy-nominated Colombian band Cimarrón.

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    Piatti String Quartet

    Thursday 06 February

    Prizewinners at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, the Piatti Quartet makes its Lakeside debut. 

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    Claudia Huckle Contralto & Simon Lepper Piano

    Thursday 13 February

    A recital programme that celebrates the beauty of the contralto voice. The three songs by a young Richard Strauss as a gift to Lotti Speyer whom he had fallen in love with were only discovered in 1958. 

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    Mànran

    Wednesday 19 February

    Mànran return to Nottingham and celebrate their 10th anniversary tour and album.