Thursday-Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.00pm and 7.30pm
Year Three Drama Performance - Pinocchio
A Physical Theatre reimagining of the classic Tale of a Puppet–Pinocchio. Engaging characters & fantastical happenings brought to light through high octane acrobatics, dance and theatrical physical expression.
More information available via hud.ac.uk/dramafest
Postgraduate Research Showcase - Dejana Sekulic (violin)
In. Behind. Here. Now.
An exploration of the physical ‘outer’ aspects of the performance and embodied ‘inner’ experiencing the sound. Front. In. Behind. Here. Now. follows the journey and relationship of an object of sounding and a sound maker as it happens in the one specific space-time momentum. The program will include pieces for solo violin by Buccino, Cassidy, Gerasimenok, Hyytiäinen, Iannotta, and Saunders
Year Two and Three music students present a dark musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim and Hugo Weller. Todd is a barber driven mad after he was wrongfully exiled to Australia by an unscrupulous Judge who lusted after his wife. He returns to London to seek his revenge and finds himself supplying meat for a gruesome and unusual pie shop...
*The performances of Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street are Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 February, the dates in the brochure have been printed incorrectly
Electric Spring is an annual festival of sonic exploration of cutting-edge practice in electronic music. The five-day programme of concerts, installations and symposia features the 50-channel, 60-loudspeaker Huddersfield Immersive Sound System (the HISS).
Jamie Smith (cornet/flugelhorn), Jonathan Bates (tenor horn), Michael Cavanagh (baritone horn), Chris Robertson (euphonium)
A4 Brass Quartet comprises of principal players from some of the UK’s top brass bands, including Grimethorpe Colliery, Brighouse & Rastrick and Foden’s. Their programmes are an eclectic mix of new works and arrangements of music from Bach to Bernstein and beyond. With “technical virtuosity in abundance” (Brass Band World), these four astonishing musicians perform both lyrical and high-octane works, forming a distinctive and new take on chamber music.