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The School of Music at the University of Leeds is one of the largest and most diverse academic music departments in the country. The School has an international reputation for research and brings together acclaimed scholars, composers and performers in purpose-built premises at the heart of the Leeds campus.Read More
Electronic music innovator is focus of piece published in prestigious international journal
Conall's acoustic accompaniment helps bring fantasy author's song to life
Eshkeri's soundtrack to Nick Park's animated comedy augments a growing CV
Compositional contribution to winning entry in international Classical awards
Tchaikovsky’s music for the ballet The Nutcracker and Prokofiev’s musical tale Peter and the Wolf have inspired a love of classical music in generation after generation of children.
Guitarist Diego Castro explores Brian Ferneyhough’s seminal contribution to solo guitar repertoire, Kurze Schatten II (1983-89), examining its relationship with eponymous texts by Walter Benjamin, and the impact of that relationship upon performance practices, taking into account Ferneyhough’s concerns with Benjamin’s notions on philosophy of history and his concept of ‘aura’.
David Riley (violin) and Daniel Gordon (piano) perform Copland's sonata written in 1943 and Beethoven's last sonata op. 96 written in 1812.
Another opportunity to hear work by students on performance courses in the School of Music.