Music

February

 

 

KCO Concert

An orchestra performing

Saturday 1st February
7.30pm - 9.45pm (interval included)
£10 / £8 Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) / £3 NUS
Everyone welcome

A concert of music by two contrasting composers, Britten and Beethoven

The first half of the concert is two pieces by British composer Benjamin Britten. Soirees Musicales is a lively piece in 5 movements in the style of Rossini. The Serenade for tenor horn and strings is an iconic piece of 20th century music, it will be performed by two excellent performers from the Midlands. The second half is in complete contrast to the first, Beethoven Coriolan Overture and piano concerto No 3. The piano soloist is Arina Lazgiian from Moscow, Arina holds a scholarship from the Royal College of Music.

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Inspired

A man conducting, and a woman holding a violin

Saturday 29 February
3pm - 5pm (15 minute interval)
£15 / £10 Concessions
Everyone welcome

Prizewinning Australian instrumentalists Cameron Roberts (piano) and Rebecca Chan (violin) perform solos and duos in this up-close and personal chamber music concert.

The first half of the programme will include classic violin sonatas by Ravel and Brahms (originally for viola) - the latter, a world premiere performance. In the second half Cameron performs his own, original arrangements for piano of famous works by Vivaldi (Four Seasons), Bach and Tchaikovsky (1812 Overture). Both Cameron and Rebecca grew up in Melbourne, performing regularly together before embarking on international careers. Rebecca is currently Associate Leader of the Philharmonia Orchestra and Cameron, busy as a touring pianist and specialist teacher.

‘It’s virtuosic piano playing that is frankly thrilling… a triumph of musical imagination’ – The West Australian

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March




Leicester Jazz House: Empirical

Four people from the band standing with musical instruments.  One is behind a orchestral wooden Xylophone also known as a marimba with a man looking at him playing.A man on the left behind a set of drums with a drum stick in his hand.

Thursday 5 March
8pm – 10.30pm
£12 / £5 concessions
Everyone welcome

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Fire in Your Heart Folk Club*

*Please note that this event has now been cancelled

A sketched dark red heart with a white candle dripping with candle wax.

Thursday 12 March
7pm – 10pm
£10 / £5 concessions / £30 Family of four
Everyone welcome

 

 

 

April

 

 

Leicester Jazz House: Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock

Tommy Smith wearing a black suite and a blue shirt whispering something into Brian Kellock's ear who is holding a trumpet.

Thursday 30 April
8pm – 10.30pm
£12 / £5 concessions
Everyone welcome

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May

 


Forgotten Futures

Foregotten Futures

Saturday 30 May
2pm - Late
£12 / £5 concessions
A new all day event from The Robot Needs Home Collective, taking over all of Attenborough Arts Centre - hall, galleries, and studios - and filling then with music and art, often simultaneously.

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Soundbites

 

 

A young man playing the violin

Every Tuesday lunchtime
12.45 - 1.45pm, FREE

Grab lunch at the Attenborough Arts Café and experience a variety of delightful live music from local talented musicians and performers to entertain you during your lunch break in our Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Hall.

See full line-up here.

No need to book, just turn up and enjoy!

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