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.

24 events
  • Tai Murray Violin & Silke Avenhaus Piano Loading...

    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. 

  • Claudia Huckle Contralto & Simon Lepper Piano Loading...

    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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    Wednesday 19 February

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

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    Cara Dillon

    Wednesday 26 February

    This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years.

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    Making the Connection

    Thursday 27 February

    A one-day event showcasing inspirational individuals and European ensembles delivering high quality and accessible music experiences for children, families and schools. 

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    Workshop: Propellor

    Friday 06 March

    Members of Propellor will lead a short walk around the University grounds to collect sounds with participants and then work together to create a miniature that will be performed by participants and ensemble before the Loom performances.

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    Saturday 07 March

    Propellor is a cross-genre ensemble with ambitious vision. Loom combines recordings across waves, wetlands and water channels with virtuosic instrumental writing, live electronics and video projection to produce an ‘in the round’ live experience. 

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    Thursday 12 March

    Joglaresa’s greatest hits – all delivered with Joglaresa’s inimitable energy, irrepressible cheeriness, rebellion and, above all, fun! 

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    Heath Quartet

    Thursday 19 March

    Tippett’s second quartet, composed 1941-42 immediately following his oratorio A Child of Our Time, reveals his admiration for Beethoven in the treatment of the quartet structure and melodic lyricism. 

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    University Philharmonia

    Sunday 22 March

    Composed in 1918 at the behest of Prince Albert I of Monaco Masques et Bergamasques is a pastiche of an 18th-century fête galant.