Throughout the second week in June (Sun 9th - Fri 14th) the diverse music of Newcastle University is celebrated with a programme of eleven events. Concerts are based in the King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Queen Victoria Road and will include instrumentalists & vocalists, soloists, small ensembles & orchestras, student & staff compositions, an eclectic array of genres, and works including: MOZART's Symphony No. 40, BORODIN's Symphony No. 2 and the first contemporary performance of north-east composer WILLIAM SHIELD's 1781 light opera Rosina.
We are pleased to announce that the ICMuS Summer Music Festival 2013 will run in the week of Sun 9th - Fri 14th June. This year's programme is now almost complete. Performers, works and composers for our Wednesday and Thursday evening concerts have just been confirmed; find out more on our 2013 Programme page.
The evening concert on Monday 10th consists of works from the Edexcel music GCSE, AS and A level syllabi and we are offering school students entry to this event for only £2. Please email us if you require more information or would like to make a group booking.
We can confirm that more than ten brand new students compositions, from first year through to PhD, will be performed in our contemporary music evening on Thursday 13th. These will include performances for String Quartet, Vocal Ensemble, Electronics, Double Piano and Cello Quartet and a Jazz Quintet. The concert will end with a performance of Kathryn Tickell's work for eleven-piece wind and string ensemble 'Lordenshaws'; find full details on our Programme page.
This event is running in association with Festival of the North East - check out some other fantastic events happening in the North East via their website: www.festivalne.com