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Martin Harris Centre

Martin Harris Centre The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama is a performance space situated at the heart of the University of Manchester.

The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall and the John Thaw Studio Theatre provide excellent space for musicians, theatre performers, comedians and prize-winning authors.

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Join us next week at The Martin Harris Centre for the public debut of the Music Department’s Nigerian Gospel Singing Ens...
29/04/2022

Join us next week at The Martin Harris Centre for the public debut of the Music Department’s Nigerian Gospel Singing Ensemble, engaging with popular and diverse gospel music repertoires of Nigeria. Come along at 1:10pm to the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall on Thursday 5 May. All welcome.

More details here: http://ow.ly/4zOr50IShXT

TOMORROW don't  miss The University of Manchester Jazz Ensemble's FREE concert at The Martin Harris Centre. Join us at 1...
27/04/2022

TOMORROW don't miss The University of Manchester Jazz Ensemble's FREE concert at The Martin Harris Centre. Join us at 1:10 pm on Thursday 28 April to hear their programme featuring arrangements of popular songs from the 20th century in contemporary Afro-Latin settings.
More details here: http://ow.ly/pGqo50ISffn

Don't miss our FREE concert at the Martin Harris Centre next week. Following his two week residencyat the The University...
25/03/2022

Don't miss our FREE concert at the Martin Harris Centre next week. Following his two week residencyat the The University of Manchester and featuring music from the acclaimed composer and #pianist Huw Watkins along with student compositions.
Huw Watkins – Horn Trio
Huw Watkins – Sonata for #Cello and Eight Instruments
Plus Student Works

Join us at 1.10 pm on Friday 1st April at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall. Just turn up. No need to book.
Details here: http://ow.ly/y9sy50HXNVy

THIS SUNDAY don't miss Manchester University Music Society's afternoon concert at the Martin Harris Centre. Featuring th...
24/03/2022

THIS SUNDAY don't miss Manchester University Music Society's afternoon concert at the Martin Harris Centre. Featuring their Big Band, Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra and Brass Band. Join us at 3:00 - 5:30 pm at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall on Sunday 27th March.
For more information and to book visit: http://ow.ly/Z6mw50IkA2F

Join us NEXT WEEK for a compelling concert of #klezmer music from The University of Manchester's resident klezmer ensemb...
24/03/2022

Join us NEXT WEEK for a compelling concert of #klezmer music from The University of Manchester's resident klezmer ensemble, the Michael Kahan Kapelye. Come along to the Martin Harris Centre for our FREE concert and enjoy this fun-filled, toe-tapping programme at 1.10pm on Thursday 31 March.

No need to book. Just turn up.
For more details visit: http://ow.ly/gm6T50HXEXX

TODAY we're thrilled to welcome Quatuor Danel and eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by Thierry Mul...
23/03/2022

TODAY we're thrilled to welcome Quatuor Danel and eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by Thierry Muller, director of the Nice Conservatoire & Czech composer & world-music enthusiast, Kryštof Maratka. Join us at 7:30pm, Wednesday 23 March, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall at the Martin Harris Centre
For more details and to book visit: http://ow.ly/JTV750IeQfJ

Don't miss our evening concert TOMORROW with Quatuor Danel and eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets b...
22/03/2022

Don't miss our evening concert TOMORROW with Quatuor Danel and eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by Thierry Muller, director of the Nice Conservatoire & Czech composer & world-music enthusiast, Kryštof Maratka. Join us at 7:30pm on Wednesday 23 March, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall at the Martin Harris Centre.
For more details and to book visit: http://ow.ly/byNE50IeQaG

THIS WEEKEND Manchester University Music Society are thrilled to host another afternoon concert at the Martin Harris Cen...
21/03/2022

THIS WEEKEND Manchester University Music Society are thrilled to host another afternoon concert at the Martin Harris Centre. Featuring their Big Band, Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra & Brass Band. Join us at 15:00-17:30, at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall on Sunday 27 March..
For more information and to book visit: http://ow.ly/5FKE50IkzTJ

Join us in two weeks at the Martin Harris Centre for our FREE concert featuring music from the acclaimed composer and #p...
18/03/2022

Join us in two weeks at the Martin Harris Centre for our FREE concert featuring music from the acclaimed composer and #pianist Huw Watkins. Following his two week residency at The University of Manchester and featuring student compositions:
Huw Watkins – Horn Trio
Huw Watkins – Sonata for #Cello and Eight Instruments
Plus Student Works
Come along at 1.10 pm on Friday 1st April at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall.Just turn up. No need to book.
Details here: http://ow.ly/p6NU50HXNlC

NEXT WEEK don't miss Manchester University’s chamber choirs, The Cosmo Singers and Ad Solem performing a range of beauti...
18/03/2022

NEXT WEEK don't miss Manchester University’s chamber choirs, The Cosmo Singers and Ad Solem performing a range of beautiful repertoire at the Martin Harris Centre. Join us at 12:00 - 13:00, Sunday 27 March at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall. Everyone welcome.
For more information and to book: http://ow.ly/YmQY50IiGrw

Experience a compelling concert of klezmer music from The University of Manchester's resident klezmer ensemble, The Mich...
17/03/2022

Experience a compelling concert of klezmer music from The University of Manchester's resident klezmer ensemble, The Michael Kahan Kapelye. Join us in two weeks at the Martin Harris Centre for our FREE concert and enjoy this fun-filled, toe-tapping programme at 1.10pm on Thurs day 31 March.
No need to book. Just turn up.
For more information visit: http://ow.ly/7Rhj50HEqGz

TODAY don't miss the Madeleine Mitchell Violin Recital with Nigel Clayton on piano at the Martin Harris Centre. Featurin...
17/03/2022

TODAY don't miss the Madeleine Mitchell Violin Recital with Nigel Clayton on piano at the Martin Harris Centre. Featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of Your Call is Important to Us by Kevin Malone. Join us at 1.10pm, Thursday 17 March at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall. Just turn up - no need to book.

“Eclectic virtuoso of the violin Madeleine Mitchell” BBC Radio 3
For more information visit: http://ow.ly/FrAl50HCxPi

TOMORROW don't miss the Madeleine Mitchell Violin Recital with Nigel Clayton on piano at the Martin Harris Centre. Featu...
16/03/2022

TOMORROW don't miss the Madeleine Mitchell Violin Recital with Nigel Clayton on piano at the Martin Harris Centre. Featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of Your Call is Important to Us by Kevin Malone. Join us for this FREE concert at 1.10pm on Thursday 17 March at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall.
Just turn up. No need to book.

“Eclectic virtuoso of the violin Madeleine Mitchell” BBC Radio 3.
For more information visit: http://ow.ly/bOQG50HCuGQ

Join us NEXT WEEK at the Martin Harris Centre as we welcome Quatuor Danel with eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethi...
16/03/2022

Join us NEXT WEEK at the Martin Harris Centre as we welcome Quatuor Danel with eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by Thierry Muller, director of the Nice Conservatoire & Czech composer & world-music enthusiast, Kryštof Maratka. At 7:30pm on Wednesday 23 March, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall.
For more details and to book visit: http://ow.ly/CwSs50IeNr4

Manchester University Music Society are thrilled to host another afternoon concert at the Martin Harris Centre Featuring...
15/03/2022

Manchester University Music Society are thrilled to host another afternoon concert at the Martin Harris Centre Featuring their Big Band, Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra, and Brass Band. Join us in two week's at 3:00 - 5:30 pm at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall on Sunday 27th March.
For more information and to book visit: http://ow.ly/avzk50IiL1H

In two week's Manchester University’s chamber choirs, The Cosmo Singers and Ad Solem are thrilled to be performing at th...
15/03/2022

In two week's Manchester University’s chamber choirs, The Cosmo Singers and Ad Solem are thrilled to be performing at the Martin Harris Centre after another term of music making. They will be singing a range of beautiful repertoire, including a piece by our music department composer, Camden Reeves.

Join us at 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Sunday 27th March at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall.
For more information and to book visit: http://ow.ly/eMi550IiFRy

TOMORROW don't miss the University of Manchester Chorus perform their annual second semester concert  'A Child of our TI...
11/03/2022

TOMORROW don't miss the University of Manchester Chorus perform their annual second semester concert 'A Child of our TIme'. Joined by Music Society Symphony Orchestra to perform Tippett’s work featuring fantastic student soloists.

Join us at 7.30 pm on Saturday 12 March at the Whitworth Hall.
For more details and to book tickets visit: http://ow.ly/WTBJ50HXCjl

Don't miss NEXT WEEK's Violin Recital with Madeleine Mitchell and Nigel Clayton on #piano at the Martin Harris Centre. F...
10/03/2022

Don't miss NEXT WEEK's Violin Recital with Madeleine Mitchell and Nigel Clayton on #piano at the Martin Harris Centre. Featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of Your Call is Important to Us by Kevin Malone. Join us at 13.10 on Thurs 17 March for our FREE concert. Just turn up. No need to book.

“Eclectic virtuoso of the #violin Madeleine Mitchell” BBC Radio 3
For more information visit: http://ow.ly/L8OY50HCnhz

TODAY don't miss our FREE lunchtime concert with the Shirley Smart Trio at the Martin Harris Centre Join us at 1.10 pm t...
10/03/2022

TODAY don't miss our FREE lunchtime concert with the Shirley Smart Trio at the Martin Harris Centre Join us at 1.10 pm today at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Thurs 10 March to hear the trio's #jazz, #blues and #worldmusic influences.

Just turn up, no need to book.
More details here: http://ow.ly/26qb50HBz5S

In two weeks Quatuor Danel will be joined by eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by Thierry Muller, ...
09/03/2022

In two weeks Quatuor Danel will be joined by eminent French #clarinettist Michel Lethiec in quintets by Thierry Muller, director of the Nice Conservatoire and Czech composer and world-music enthusiast, Kryštof Maratka.

Thierry Muller: Clarinet Quintet (UK Premiere), with Michel Lethiec
Kryštof Maratka: Clarinet Quintet ‘Arboretum of Time’, with Michel Lethiec (UK Premiere)
Brahms: String Quartet No. 2, in A minor, Op.51, No. 2

Join us at the Martin Harris Centre at 7:30pm on Wednesday 23 March at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall.
For more information and to book tickets visit: http://ow.ly/sm7u50IeN28

Don't miss TOMORROW's FREE lunchtime concert with the Shirley Smart Trio at the Martin Harris Centre. Shirley is joined ...
09/03/2022

Don't miss TOMORROW's FREE lunchtime concert with the Shirley Smart Trio at the Martin Harris Centre. Shirley is joined by John Crawford, one of the UK's leading jazz pianists and flamenco master Demi Garcia Sabat. Join us at 1.10 pm at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Thurs 10 March to hear the trio's jazz, blues and world music influences.

Just turn up, no need to book.
More information here: http://ow.ly/fFmj50HBvrh

Address

The University Of Manchester, Bridgeford Street, Off Oxford Road,
Manchester
M13 9PL

General information

The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama is situated behind the Manchester Museum, which is located on Oxford Road. It is approximately 1 mile south of the city centre. There are 2 entrances to the building, one on Bridgeford Street, the other on Coupland Street. Please note there is pedestrain access only to both of these streets. The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall and the John Thaw Studio Theatre can both be found within the Martin Harris Centre.

Opening Hours

Monday 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Tuesday 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Wednesday 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Thursday 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Friday 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Telephone

0161 275 8951

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Hello everyone! I would like to present you the video I made especially for the 'Martin Harris Centre' series. Many thanks to Alexandre Gagatsis for the invitation and the opportunity to take part in this project of Manchester University Music Department. In the video I perform four movements from the 'Native paths' suite for kaval and symphony orchestra by Vasil Belezhkov / Васил Бележков. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNOumzti8SI
#QDinManchester 💜 Season 17 Episode 4 #Shostakovich #CompleteStringQuartets Martin Harris Centre/The University of Manchester
#QDinManchester 💜 Season 17 Episode 2 After concert with old and new friends 🍻 Manchester University Martin Harris Centre
What fantastic 10 days of festival activity we had at #JourneysFestival2021 in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth! We want to thank our incredible artists and partners for their amazing support and contributions! Thanks to Arts Council England, squidsoup, Mohammad Barrangi, Kalico Jack, Toussaint To Move, Ashley Karrell, Benedetta Fasson, Mandla Rae, Rita Adib, Parham Ghalamdar, Bahzad Sulaiman, Ally Zlatar, Parang Khezri, Maral Mamaghanizadeh, Steven Lake, Splodge Designs, Thomas Buckley, Addictive TV, Sashwati Sengupta, Leicester Cathedral, Holy Name Church, St Mary's Church, BID Leicester, The Organ Project : St Mary's Church, Portsea, Fratton Big Local, Aspex Portsmouth, CURVE theatre, Leicester, Phoenix Leicester, Two Queens, New Theatre Royal, Gulan, WOMAD Foundation, Martin Harris Centre, No.6 Cinema, HOME Mcr, BFI, Outside-In Food Court, Leicester Gallery, DMUlocal, Portsmouth Cathedral, LEVEL, coculture, Spacehive, Leicester City Council, Charnwood Arts, Limina Immersive, The University of Manchester & Oxford Road Corridor! #JourneysFestival2021 #JoinUsOnTheJourney #RefugeesWelcome
TODAY is the first day of #JourneysFestival2021! Join us in the journey in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth! Starting off with our launch event tonight in all three cities, the festival is offering a varied programme created by artists exploring the refugee experience and global cultures. Get ready to explore our festival programme over the next ten days and find out more here https://www.journeysfestival.com/ #JourneysFestival #JoinUsOnTheJourney #RefugeesWelcome #RefugeeArts #Performances #VisualArts #Exhibitions #VisualArts #VirtualReality Leicester Cathedral St Mary's Church BID Leicester The Organ Project : St Mary's Church, Portsea Fratton Big Local Aspex Portsmouth Two Queens WOMAD Foundation Martin Harris Centre CURVE theatre, Leicester coculture.de Phoenix Leicester No.6 Cinema HOME Mcr BFI Outside-In Food Court Leicester Gallery Portsmouth Cathedral LEVEL
Only two more days until #JourneysFestival2021 starts! We're so excited for you to explore our festival programme in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth - including visual and digital art exhibitions, virtual reality installations, performances, food gatherings, films and animations - so take a look at our website and join us on the journey! https://www.journeysfestival.com/2021festivalguide Leicester Cathedral St Mary's Church BID Leicester The Organ Project : St Mary's Church, Portsea Fratton Big Local Hallé St Peter's Aspex Portsmouth Two Queens WOMAD Foundation Martin Harris Centre CURVE theatre, Leicester coculture.de Phoenix Leicester No.6 Cinema HOME Mcr BFI Soft Touch Arts Outside-In Food Court Leicester Gallery Portsmouth Cathedral LEVEL DMUlocal Gulan
#QDinManchester Season 17 Episode 1 University of Manchester, our home away from home, we’re back 💜 Martin Harris Centre ☕️ Takk
Starting in less than 10 days is #JourneysFestival2021! There is a wide range of amazing projects and artworks for you to explore in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth - over ten days from 15 to 24 October! Take a look at the brochure and the programme here https://www.journeysfestival.com/ #JourneysFestival #JoinUsOnTheJourney Leicester Cathedral St Mary's Church BID Leicester The Organ Project : St Mary's Church, Portsea The Hallé Aspex Portsmouth Two Queens Martin Harris Centre CURVE theatre, Leicester Phoenix Leicester No.6 Cinema HOME Mcr Soft Touch Arts Outside-In Food Court Leicester Gallery Portsmouth Cathedral
🎶 წარმოგიდგენთ ვიდეო-კონცერტს რომელიც მანჩესტერის უნივერსიტეტისთვის ჩავწერეთ. ჩართეთ ფირი და ისიამოვნეთ❤️ მადლობა გიორგი მელიქიშვილს, ამ კარგ ხალხთან დაკავშირებისთვის 😍 🎬 LIVE concert recorded for Music Department, The University of Manchester Martin Harris Centre Music Online project. Thank you for this opportunity Alexandre Gagatsis and George Melikishvili 🎥 RLP #დიდგორი #Didgori
#QDinManchester - season 16 - episode 🎥 🇭🇺🎻 Marc and Gilles play a selection of Bartok Duos Manchester University - Martin Harris Centre
#QDinManchester - season 16 - episode 🎥 👓👓 Beethoven Duett mit zwei obligaten Augengläsern Introduction by Barry Cooper #Beethoven250 🎂 Manchester University - Martin Harris Centre