Event Calendar

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Event Types

Events

Music | Arts • Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Dance Music Visual Arts | Arts • Conferences • Lectures & seminars • Workshop

Friday 20 October - Sunday 22 October

An international, multi-disciplinary three-day conference

Music | Arts • Performance

Friday 20 October, 6.30pm

Morton Feldman For Christian Wolff (1986)

Ian Pace returns to Surrey with Nancy Ruffer to perform this intuitive and experimental work by American composer Morton Feldman. 

Music | Arts • Performance

Saturday 21 October, 5.30pm

Keynote Concert and Dialogue by MusicArt London

Music | Arts • Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Music | Performance • Seminar • Workshop

Saturday 28 October

A celebration of the collaboration between Surrey’s Department of Music and Media and the Moog Soundlab UK.

Music | Performance • Seminar • Workshop

Sunday 29 October

A celebration of the collaboration between Surrey’s Department of Music and Media and the Moog Soundlab UK.

Music | Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Music | Seminar

RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof Steve Downes

Music | Performance

A programme of music by John Cage and two of his disciples, Christian Wolff and Morton Feldman, who formed the nucleus of the New York School of experimental composers in the early fifties.

Music | Performance

THE NEW MUSIC REVISITED
A celebration of the life of Reginald Smith-Brindle

In association with the International Guitar Research Centre, University of Surrey.

Music | Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Music | Performance

Stockhausen’s rarely performed classic is a tour de force of compositional and pianistic technique. With the pianists doubling on crotales and exploring the entire compass of their instruments Mantra is as much a visual as an aural experience.

Music Theatre | Arts

Based on the screenplay for the film, Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath. Original Broadway Production Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

Based on the screenplay for the film, Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath. Original Broadway Production Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman By Woody Allen

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

Based on the screenplay for the film, Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath. Original Broadway Production Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman By Woody Allen

Music | Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Music | Performance

Instrumentalists from the University of Surrey perform a varied programme in concert at Holy Trinity Church presented by Southern Pro Musica.

Music | Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

Jimmy Winter, a wealthy playboy with a low-wattage brain, living the good life in the midst of Prohibition, has an unfortunate habit of marrying chorus girls, until he’s forced to marry Eileen Evergreen – a woman of substance.

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

Jimmy Winter, a wealthy playboy with a low-wattage brain, living the good life in the midst of Prohibition, has an unfortunate habit of marrying chorus girls, until he’s forced to marry Eileen Evergreen – a woman of substance.

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

Jimmy Winter, a wealthy playboy with a low-wattage brain, living the good life in the midst of Prohibition, has an unfortunate habit of marrying chorus girls, until he’s forced to marry Eileen Evergreen – a woman of substance.

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

Jimmy Winter, a wealthy playboy with a low-wattage brain, living the good life in the midst of Prohibition, has an unfortunate habit of marrying chorus girls, until he’s forced to marry Eileen Evergreen – a woman of substance.

Music | Performance

Saturday 25 November, 7.30pm

Russell Keable conductor

Programme to include:

Finzi
Robert Bridges songs

Bach
Komm, Jesu, komm BWV 229

New carols composed by students.

Music | Seminar

RESEARCH SEMINAR: Dr Bill Thompson

Music | Performance

This programme explores an instrumental combination capable of great power and excitement.

Music | Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students.

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

By Denise Deegan (1983)

It’s a perfectly ripping yarn” Daily Telegraph

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

By Denise Deegan (1983)

It’s a perfectly ripping yarn” Daily Telegraph

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

By Denise Deegan (1983)

It’s a perfectly ripping yarn” Daily Telegraph

Music Theatre | Arts • Performance

By Denise Deegan (1983)

It’s a perfectly ripping yarn” Daily Telegraph

Music | Performance

The University of Surrey Orchestra and Chorus join forces to perform Vaughan Willams’ first major choral piece, Toward the Unknown Region.

Music | Performance

This week's lunchtime recital features performances from Surrey music students. Details to be announced.

Music | Performance

University Chamber Choir (conductor Russell Keable)

University Gospel Choir

Traditional carols and readings for Christmas.

There will be a retiring collection in aid of charity.

Music Ensembles

Ensembles and performing opportunities at Surrey

Whatever subject you may be studying at Surrey, there are ample opportunities for all students to make music whilst you are here. Some details are shown below – please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like further details. Information about forthcoming events can be found at surrey.ac.uk/arts

University Orchestra

Conductor Russell Keable

The University Orchestra is open to all University of Surrey students and staff through an audition process. The Orchestra rehearses every Monday evening during semester from 6.30pm. The Orchestra generally performs three concerts a year at St Saviour's Church and Guildford Cathedral, and is conducted by Russell Keable as well as student conductors.

Players are generally expected to have reached Grade 7 or above in their instrument. Auditions take place in October although there may be opportunities to join mid-session. For further details email arts@surrey.ac.uk

Their repertoire in recent years has included: Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, Saint-Saens Organ Symphony No. 3, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, J. Strauss Die Fledermaus Overture, Copland Appalachian Spring, Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, Sibelius Symphony No. 7, Beethoven Symphony No. 8, Mozart Overture Die Zauberflote, Bernstein On the Waterfront Suite, Kodaly Psalmus Hungaricus (with the University Choir), Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919 Suite), Nielsen Helios Overture, Britten Soirees Musicales, Sibelius Symphony No. 2

University Choir

Conductor Russell Keable

The University Choir is a lively and fun Choir open to all University of Surrey staff and students. A basic level of sight reading, an ability to hold a tune and enthusiasm is all we ask for. No audition necessary. The University Choir rehearse every Wednesday evening from 6pm-8pm in PATS Studio One and perform 2-3 times a year in St Saviour’s Church and Guildford Cathedral. Over the past 3 years the Choir have performed, with the University Orchestra, works including Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem, Orff Carmina Burana and Bernstein Chichester Psalms.

University Chamber Choir

Conductor Russell Keable

The University Chamber Choir is open to all students through an audition process. The Chamber Choir rehearse each Tuesday Lunchtime 1pm-2.30pm and perform at a wide range of engagements throughout the year both on and off campus, including the annual University Carol Service at Guildford Cathedral. Repertoire includes works by from Purcell and Parry to new music by student composers.

Singers are generally expected to have reached Grade 7 standard. Auditions take place in October and singers should bring a short piece to sing and will be asked to sight sing.

University String Orchestra

A student led music ensemble within the Music and Sound Recording. The University String Ensemble is open to all students and staff who play a stringed instrument.

 

USSU Ensembles

Societies run by the Students’ Union can be found here. They include Big Band, Concert Band, Gospel Choir and Jazz Orchestra. Read more about these ensembles and how to join.

GSA Singers

The GSA Singers are a company of performers from GSA [Guildford School of Acting] selected from the 2nd year Musical Theatre and Acting courses formed specifically to provide entertainment for business functions, private parties and concerts. They have also been invited to sing at weddings, memorial services and Masonic evenings and are quite diverse in their ability to perform material for any given event. Their wide repertoire offers songs from Musical Theatre and popular classics.

For more information on any of these ensembles please email: arts@surrey.ac.uk.