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Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama - The New Season!!!

18 Sep 2007

September to December 2007

We are thrilled to welcome you to the 2007 Autumn season at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama in The University of Manchester.

Highlights include:

  • The return of the BBC Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gianandrea Noseda with their popular chamber concert series;
  • The University's very own internationally renowned string quartet, the Quatuor Danel, introduce a programme that promises to delight and challenge;
  • The Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series showcases numerous talent, including a Peter Maxwell Davies world première, and admission is still free;
  • Literature Live, organised by the University's newly-established Centre for New Writing, bring the best-known contemporary novelists and poets to Manchester to discuss and read from their work;
  • Expect The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra to give its all in Carl Orff's Carmina Burana;
  • The John Thaw Studio Theatre plays host to The Muslim Young Women's Drama Project;
  • The University of Manchester Music Society provide as diverse a programme as ever, from Sinfonietta to Big Band, Baroque Orchestra to KAIROS, there is something to suit any taste;
  • Psappha perform a variety of compositions written to mark 150 years since Elgar's birth, in our Beat the Rush Hour Concert Series and November sees the Official launch of the Martin Harris Centre's new electroacoustic studio building, hosting NOVARS: Research Centre for Electroacoustic Composition, Performance and Sound Arts.

Also, for your convenience, Autumn 2007 brings The Martin Harris Centre's new online booking service through our colleagues at:

Quaytickets is The Lowry's ticket agency offering tickets for events at venues in Manchester and beyond. Quaytickets offers competitive booking fees, an easy to navigate site and a professional personal ticketing service. The booking fees from Quaytickets are not profits for shareholders and will contribute directly towards The Lowry's charitable and artistic objectives. To find out more about The Lowry, National Landmark Millennium Project for the Arts visit:

We hope this will make booking for events even easier!

Details of all our events from September to December 2007 are available online. Visit:

If you would like to join our mailing list or would like any brochures to display in or around your workplace, please email:

If you have a booking enquiry or would like any further information:

We hope that you can join us at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama and look forward to seeing you over the coming months.