Coming up in the next few months are five exciting concerts given by the University of Sheffield Wind, Symphony and Broadway Orchestras.
On February 14, 19:30, at Firth Hall, the University of Sheffield Broadway Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Malone, will be performing a concert. Based on archival research by Dominic McHugh and Matthew Malone from the Department of Music, the orchestra will be performing forgotten works by Hugh Martin.
On April 1, 19:30, at Firth Hall, the Sheffield University Wind Orchestra will perform a selection of works. The ensemble will be conducted by Tony Houghton. A full programme for this event will be available at a later date.
On May 2, 19:30, at Firth Hall, the Broadway Orchestra will be giving another performance. As part of the Forgotten Broadway Musicals project, the student musicians will be performing The Day Before Spring, a musical rediscovered in 2009 by Dominic McHugh and re-orchestrated by Matthew Malone. There will be a second performance of the musical at the same venue on May 4, 19:30.
Finally, at Firth Hall on May 13, 19:30, audience members can expect drama-packed music performed by the University of Sheffield Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra will be conducted by Adrian Moore and the programme will include Butterworth’s A Shropshire Lad, Scriabin’s Symphony No. 2 and a new work composed by PhD students from the University of Sheffield.
A Sheffield home for musical discovery, learning, and participation. University of Sheffield Concerts combines diverse performances, internationally acclaimed artists and cutting-edge musical research in a dynamic public event series. Showcasing a city of music-makers Forged in Sheffield salutes our homegrown community of musicians. A platform for local performers, students, children and young people across the 2016 – 2017 Concert Season.