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Lunchtime Concert - Scholarship Recital

Wed 30 April, 1:15pm
Cope Auditorium

Celebrate the musical achievements of the winners of Loughborough University's Music Scholarship Award at this lunchtime recital.

Thomas Blundell

Horn Concerto No.2, Romance - W.A.Mozart

Here's that Rainy Day - R.Bissill

Just Desserts, Frippery Style No.2 - Lowel.E.Shaw


Qinjie Lin

" Concerto no. 3 in D minor, BWV 974" by J.S. Bach. There are 3 movements in total:





Annabel Griffiths

'Panis Angelicus' - Music and lyrics by Saint Thomas Aquinas, 1932.

'A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square' - Music and lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin, 1940. 

'When I Look At You' - Music and lyrics by Frank Wildhorn, 1992. 


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Lunchtime Concert - The Sterling Trio

Wed 7 May, 1:15pm
Cope Auditorium

Enjoy a programme of well-known composers including Howard Blake (composer of The Snowman), plus a performance of the Techno-Parade by Guillaume Connesson (a contemporary fusion of techno and classical styles), by this intriguing and unusual instrumental trio.

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Cantamus Girls Choir

Sat 10 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£12 / £10 ConcBook Tickets

Cantamus has a long and enviable history as a world class choir, having performed extensively in the UK, Europe, North America and the Far East.  Over their 45 year history this 40 strong choir of girls aged 13 to 19 has amassed 28 First Prize wins at international choral festivals, most notably the World Choir Olympics in Germany and China.  They have performed with a variety of leading orchestras, recorded numerous albums, and even had a documentary made about their tour to China by the BBC.

Join us for an enchanting and unmissable evening of choral music in a repertoire spanning the centuries, performed by this extraordinary group of young people.

University Choir Spring Concert

University Choir Spring Concert

Wed 21 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£7 / £5 ConcBook Tickets

“Before it happened …”

A soundbite of the musical fare that was popular in England in the years leading up to World War I, including Coleridge-Taylor’s Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast, so famous in its day that it even rivalled Handel’s Messiah in the public’s affections.


Chamber Ensemble of London

Wed 4 June, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£12 / £10 ConcBook Tickets

English Music for Strings

PURCELL  Overture and Rondeau from Abdalazer

ECCLES, J.  Suite (arr. Jenkins)

AVISON  Concerto Grosso in A, Op.9, No.11

DARKE  Fantasy in E major, Op.39

WARLOCK  Capriol Suite 

BOYCE, W.  Symphony No.1 in B flat

JENKINS, Clive.  Sinfonietta for Strings

BRITTEN  Simple Symphony, Op.4

The Chamber Ensemble of London is made up of 8 to 12 string players, hand-picked from leading London-based orchestras by the violinist and founding director, Peter Fisher. 

With a repertoire ranging from Baroque to Jazz the Ensemble has been gaining a reputation for their versatile programming, discovering and championing little-known or lost works.  The concert this evening exemplifies this approach with a programme of music, some of which can also be found on their much-broadcast CD, Over Hill, Over Dale.

“[Peter Fisher ranks] in a handful of the world’s finest musicians’.  The Times

Literature and Talks

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Alison Weir

Tue 22 July, 6:00pm
Martin Hall
£7Book Tickets

The Prince Expected in Due Season: The Queen’s First Duty

Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.3 million books worldwide. Her most recent book is a biography of Elizabeth of York, whose marriage to Henry VII united the houses of York and Lancaster. We are delighted to be welcoming her to Loughborough in July, when she will be giving a new talk especially for us. Entitled ‘“The Prince expected in due season”: The Queen’s First Duty’, Alison will explore the practices and politics of the Royal birthing chamber.

Alison’s books will be on sale on the night, which she will happily sign.


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