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Displaying events between 01 January 2024 and 31 January 2024

Mark Almond: Masterclass Principal Horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Mark Almond, gives his first masterclass at the Academy. Dates: Mon 08 Booking and More Information
Academy Piano Series at Wigmore Hall: Vedran Janjanin A programme inspired by the fiery poetry of Scriabin, performed alongside works by celebrated Croatian composers. Dates: Wed 10 Booking and More Information
The Delusion of Urtext Guitar professor Stephen Goss illuminates the murky process of collaboration between a composer and a guitarist. What contribution comes from the collaborating performer? How is that contribution measured and recognised? Were guitarists Andrés Segovia, Julian Bream and John Williams more involved in composition than is generally known? Dates: Wed 10 Booking and More Information
Susan Bullock: Masterclass Susan Bullock, international dramatic soprano and Marjorie Thomas Visiting Professor of Singing at the Academy, makes a welcome return to give a masterclass with our vocal students. Dates: Thu 11 Booking and More Information
Student Conductors Concert Join us as our current Second-Year Postgraduate Conductors, Oleksandr Filiak and Enyi Okpara, take on two symphonies written during periods of conflict.
Oleksandr Filiak conducts Beethoven's mighty Seventh Symphony, whilst Enyi Okpara conducts Vaughan Williams's bucolic Fifth Symphony.
Dates: Fri 12 Booking and More Information
Academy Song Circle at Wigmore Hall The Academy Song Circle presents a recital of songs by composers from all over Europe, celebrating Italy and its rich culture. Dates: Sun 14 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: The Alchemy of Melody and Word Chantefable unveils their new programme centred around the realm of sleep and dreams, blending songs, poetry and improvisation. Dates: Mon 15 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Psychomachia Psychomachia (Conflict of the Soul) presents the unique duo of harp and trombone in a programme that explores the musicians’ personal experiences of disability and inner conflict. Dates: Mon 15 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: After Silence A concert exploring the many sounds of tinnitus, featuring new music inspired by the musicians’ experience of sounds only they can hear. Dates: Mon 15 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Le Grand Jeu d'Eau Academy Master’s composers showcase new works for organ and voice on the theme of water. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Girl, Woman, ______ Girl, Woman, ______ is a brand-new cycle of song and poetry for soprano and small ensemble exploring the transition between girlhood and womanhood. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: A Young Persons Guide to Brass An informal concert designed for young people, showcasing the ability of the formidable brass family through Prokofiev’s classic Peter and the Wolf. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Vocaleidoscope An immersive vocal concert fusing Medieval, Renaissance and contemporary music through the prism of ‘L’homme armé'. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival Double Bill: Juno Duo and Rhapsody Cabaret The Juno Duo performs songs by Weill, Kander and Ebb, and Gershwin, followed by Rhapsody Cabaret’s exploration of the songs of Leroy Anderson. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Lou Harrison: A Celebration The Timpani and Percussion Department presents a celebration of American composer Lou Harrison (1917-2003), who was best known for incorporating elements of non-Western cultures into his work, including pieces written for Javanese gamelan instruments. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Birch Tales The Picardy Players present a multi-sensory musical experience inspired by Medieval birch bark letters from the Kyivan empire. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Trio Trip A musical time trip among the most famous and influential trios in the history of jazz. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: The Shadow A Hans Christian Andersen fairytale as you've never seen (or heard…) it before. Dates: Tue 16 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Brass In Concert: The Best of Banding Join the Academy Brass Band conducted by Enyi Okpara as they perform traditional brass band entertainment contest music. Dates: Wed 17 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Words Unsaid A theatrical exploration of the human condition through contemporary composition, dance and spoken word. Dates: Wed 17 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: Jonah Evans Band with Herbie Hopkins A collaboration between an original and improvised music band and spoken word artist. Dates: Wed 17 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: As You Are An immersive experience of the electronic avant-garde. Dates: Wed 17 Booking and More Information
Students Create Festival: SATYRS - Act I Toby Anderson and Sam Woof present the first act of their new queer opera, SATYRS. Dates: Wed 17 Booking and More Information
Zenith Quartet The Zenith Quartet is a 2023/24 Frost ASSET Scheme quartet, generously supported by the Albert and Eugenie Frost Music Trust. Dates: Thu 18 Booking and More Information
Music for Kings Jeroen Berwaerts directs a programme of music for royalty. Dates: Fri 19 Booking and More Information
Resounding Shores: Welcome! We kick off the Resounding Shores series with music by the two superstars of 17th-century England, John Blow and Henry Purcell. Dates: Sun 21 Booking and More Information
BBC Singers: Masterclass The Academy’s choral conducting students work with one of Europe’s premier choral groups and their chief conductor, Sofi Jeannin, in music from the Romantic and modern eras. Dates: Mon 22 Booking and More Information
Inon Barnatan: Masterclass International piano soloist, curator and collaborator Inon Barnatan gives his first masterclass at the Academy. Dates: Tue 23 Booking and More Information
Klassik Underground Academy students reimagine the art of presenting classical music in this unique pair of concerts. The culmination of a collaboration with Tahlia Petrosian, director of the internationally acclaimed concert series KLASSIK underground and viola player of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and expert lighting designer Richard Williamson, these concerts experiment with new ways of performing to 21st-century audiences. Join us for this innovative festival where students perform chamber music of the highest calibre while simultaneously unleashing their creativity. Dates: Tue 23 Booking and More Information
Klassik Underground Academy students reimagine the art of presenting classical music in this unique pair of concerts. The culmination of a collaboration with Tahlia Petrosian, director of the internationally acclaimed concert series KLASSIK underground and viola player of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and expert lighting designer Richard Williamson, these concerts experiment with new ways of performing to 21st-century audiences. Join us for this innovative festival where students perform chamber music of the highest calibre while simultaneously unleashing their creativity. Dates: Thu 25 Booking and More Information
Vision Fugitive: A Performance Film A concert film by Ivan Moshchuk and Andy Staples, captured in a single uninterrupted shot. Dates: Fri 26 Booking and More Information
Academy Song Circle: The Four Seasons The Academy Song Circle presents a concert celebrating the nature surrounding us and the beauty of the changing seasons. Dates: Mon 29 Booking and More Information
Baci Quartet Academy students perform string quartets by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Jessie Montgomery. Dates: Tue 30 Booking and More Information
The Light on the Edge A programme of contemporary works featuring the guitar. Dates: Tue 30 Booking and More Information
The Piano Music of Francis Edward Bache A lecture-recital by Elizabeth French exploring the solo piano works of British composer-pianist Francis Edward Bache. Dates: Wed 31 Booking and More Information
Academy Jazz Orchestra: Giacomo Smith Renowned composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Giacomo Smith conducts a concert celebrating the centennial year of the great Thad Jones. Dates: Wed 31 Booking and More Information
Asset Showcase A concert showcasing string quartets from the Academy’s Frost ASSET Scheme, including works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. Dates: Wed 31 Booking and More Information

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