THERE are top musicians and a fascinating mix of music on offer in the new series of concerts organised at St Paul’s Hall by the University of Huddersfield.
The next is on October 20 when the first of a number of big name musicians arrives in town to share his skills.
Snake Davis, one of the country’s top saxophone players will give a masterclass in the university’s Phipps Hall on October 20 (1.15pm).
Snake will explore improvisation with music technology students.
On October 27 (7.30pm) 10 brand new pieces by Huddersfield based composers will give a stunning and exciting overview of what composing for the piano can mean today.
The lucky man who gets to play them is pianist Sebastian Berweck.
Few fans of organ music will need to be told to book a slot in their diary on November 3 to hear a recital by one of the masters of the instrument.
David Titterington is regarded as one of the great organ players.
After studying at Oxford, Paris and Prague, he made his debut as a solo organist at the Royal Festival Hall in the Eighties and has been Professor of Organ at the Royal Academy of Music in 1991.
Prof Titterington will give a lunchtime recital and masterclass at St Paul’s Hall in celebration of the honorary doctorate which he received from the university last year.
On Thursday November 10 (7.30pm), final year undergraduate and postgraduate students will give a concert at St Paul’s.
To round off this clutch of high profile concerts there will be a warm welcome at the hall on November 28 (7.30pm) for Loré Lixenberg.
Mezzo-soprano Loré is internationally renowned for the warmth, range and agility of her voice. This concert features a programme of contemporary works for unaccompanied voice.
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