Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Music



Steinway Inaugural Concert

27th October 2018, 7.30pm9.30pm

In December 2017 the University of Leeds School of Music acquired All-Steinway School status, investing in 27 Steinway and Sons pianos. This celebratory event features the new Steinway concert grand piano in Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall in a performance by internationally renowned pianist and Steinway Artist Peter Donohoe.

October 2018


Lee Patterson | John Macedo

17th October 2018, 7.30pm9.30pm

Lee Patterson's Terrain: for amplified objects and devices makes use of the table as an impromptu stage where Patterson will open up and play the often inaudible sound world emitted by otherwise mute devices and objects.

John Macedo is a sound artist and performer from London. He has incorporated everything from acoustic instruments and environmental sound to analogue and computer synthesis into recorded works, live performances and sound installations.

Music Colloquium: Contact listening and the inner life of things

18th October 2018, 4.30pm6.00pm

Lee Patterson (Independent Artist) proposes the existence of musical objects concealed within the world around us.

Deep Brass, Deep Voice

19th October 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

Soprano trombone and piano meet deep learning. A fusion of acoustic and electroacoustic sound by austraLYSIS: Torbjörn Hultmark & Roger Dean.

Music Colloquium: Musical Realisms across the Cold-War divide

25th October 2018, 4.30pm6.00pm

Prof Marina Frolova-Walker (Cambridge University) reassesses composer/musicologist Norman Cazden and parallels between 20th-century Russian and Western musicology.

Student Showcase

26th October 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

An opportunity to hear work by students on performance courses in the School of Music. Programme to be announced.

Music Colloquium: Music, low-level electrical stimulation, & autonomic function

1st November 2018, 4.30pm6.00pm

Beatrice Bretherton (University of Leeds) presents research investigating autonomic effects of music and electrical stimulation of the ear.

Telemann’s Subscribers

2nd November 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

Music for Recorders and harpsichord by Bach, Handel and Telemann alongside two new works for solo recorder.

Sir Thomas Allen: Ancient and Modern

3rd November 2018, 7.30pm9.30pm

Sir Thomas Allen is an established star of the great opera houses of the world and an acclaimed recitalist - equally at home on the stage and on the concert platform, he has appeared with the world’s great orchestras and conductors.