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FODEN'S BAND: HOLST - THE PLANETS

FODEN'S BAND: HOLST - THE PLANETS

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FODEN'S BAND: HOLST - THE PLANETS
WEDNESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2017 | 7:30PM
KEELE UNIVERSITY CHAPEL

Keele University Astrophysics have teamed up with Keele Concerts Society and Foden's Band to present an out of this world concert. All seven movements of of the Planets Suite will be performed, accompanied by a short talk and the most breathtaking Hubble Space Telescope images for each of the planets. The evening will conclude with the search for new extrasolar planets and then Into The Unknown...

PROGRAMME:
Lovatt-Cooper Enter The Galaxies
Holst The Planets
Sparke Music of the Spheres and Into the Unknown

Around the world Foden’s Band is a trademark that musicians associate with inestimable class and musicianship. The Band has recently received a major awards from both Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund. Most recently the band have cemented themselves as one of the leading Brass Bands in the world. Keele Observatory will be open specially after the concert and, weather permitting, the audience will be able to view planets and other spectacular night-sky objects using the Observatory's historic Grubb refractor.

CONDUCTOR: Michael Fowles
SPEAKER: Dr John Taylor, Lecturer in Astrophysics at Keele University

TICKETS: £15 | £8 STUDENTS | FREE KEELE MUSIC STUDENTS AND 16 & UNDER
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MARMEN QUARTET

MARMEN QUARTET

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MARMEN QUARTET
WEDSNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2017 | 7:30PM
WESTMINSTER THEATRE | KEELE UNIVERSITY


Marmen Quartet are the current holders of Music In The Round's 'Bridge' scheme. They perform regularly in venues around the UK and internationally. Founded at the Royal College of Music, London, they consist of Johannes Marmen, Ricky Gore, Joshua Hayward and Steffan Morris. Since its formation, the Marmen Quartet has enjoyed masterclasses with Shmuel Ashkenazi, Rainer Schmidt, Eberhard Feltz and Johannes Meissl, as well as regular coaching sessions with Simon Rowland-Jones and the late Peter Cropper. Having recently been appointed Associate Ensemble at Birmingham Conservatoire, they will work regularly with Oliver Wille.


Recent highlights have included collaborations with Ensemble 360 and the Sacconi Quartet, a two week residency with Aldeburgh Music and live appearances on 'Swedish Radio' and 'BBC In Tune'. Marmen Quartet are Ensemble in Residence with Salomon Smith Chamber Music Society until 2018.


PROGRAMME
Schubert Quartettsatz, D.703 (10')
Mozart String Quartet in G major, K.387 (35')
Ravel String Quartet in F major (35')


TICKETS: £15 | £8 STUDENTS | FREE KEELE MUSIC STUDENTS AND 16 & UNDER

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VOCES8

VOCES8

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VOCES8
WEDSNESDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2017 | 7:30PM
KEELE UNIVERSITY CHAPEL


“The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble’ with meticulous timing and tuning.” Gramophone Magazine

The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is now established as one of the world’s most versatile and best-loved singing groups. Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, the ensemble performs a repertory from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements. We welcome the group back to Keele following their sell-out visit to Keele Chapel in 2014. VOCES8 will bring a programme of Choral Dances including madrigals, jazz classics and works by Benjamin Britten, JS Bach and William Byrd.


TICKETS: £15 | £8 STUDENTS | FREE KEELE MUSIC STUDENTS AND 16 & UNDER

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Any5 Ticket - Concerts at Keele 2017/18

£60.00

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£60

Come along to any 5 Wednesday evening concerts between November 2017 - March 2018 giving you the flexibility to choose which concerts you attend across the entire season.
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GOLD Subscription - Concerts at Keele 2017/18

£90.00

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£90

Entry to all 10 Wednesday evening concerts. A saving of £60 for entry to the whole season. Plus £1 off all additional full-priced tickets.
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Student Membership - Concerts at Keele 17/18

£25.00

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Student membership to attend all 10 concerts as part of Concerts at Keele 16/17.
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