Upcoming Concerts

Tickets for our concerts are available from the Martin Harris Centre Box Office, either in person or over the phone. Opening times and contact information can be found on their website here.


MUMS Evening Concerts

MUMS Opera Project

7.00pm, Friday 22 February 2019 & 7.00pm, Saturday 23 February 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

MUMS present a night of opera! Witness the World Stage Premier of Judith Weir’s ‘Armida’, a modern tale of love and war, alongside a chance to see Ravel’s magical, entrancing and enthralling ‘L’Enfant et les Sortilèges’ come to life!

Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3

The University of Manchester Symphony Orchestra

7.30pm, Saturday 9 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

The symphonic repertoire of the early-twentieth century is characterized by explicit depictions of the individual within the world surrounding it, evident in both Nielsen’s Helios Overture and Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony. Bartók’s Viola Concerto in turn challenges established form and style.

Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3

The Manchester University Wind Orchestra (MUWO) and Manchester University String Orchestra (MUSO)

7.30pm, Saturday 16 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

Take a ride on one of the most famous engines of all time, Stephenson’s Rocket by Nigel Hess, then brace yourselves for a starlit journey through Orion with Julie Giroux. MUSO contrast with ‘Quiet City’ and Malone’s ‘Angels and Fireflies’, alongside two poetic Grieg works.

Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3

Big Band

7.30pm, Saturday 22 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

The Manchester University Big Band returns, pushing the ensemble’s capabilities and featuring soloists from all areas of the band. Expect new sounds, rhythms and grooves from this tight-knit group, focusing on the contemporary in big band repertoire.

Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3

Brass Band

7.30pm, Saturday 4 April 2019

Holy Name Church

Manchester University Brass Band presenting a largely ecclesiastical programme including an exciting arrangement Tallis’ ‘Spem in Alium’ for Brass Band. They will be utilizing the beautiful space of the Holy Name Church to present this exciting concert.

Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3

MUMS Lunchtime Concerts

Come and enjoy a lunchtime concert performed by the Manchester University Music Society. These concerts are free, no need to book just turn up.

New Sounds

1.10pm, Friday 15 February 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

In this free public lunchtime concert, you have the opportunity to hear some of Manchester University Music Society’s newest and best student compositions. Comprising of varying forces and styles, this concert has something for everyone.

Price: FREE

Musica Lunchtime Concert

1.10pm, Friday 8 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

Musica Festival culminates their week of events with a lunchtime concert in celebration of International Women’s day. A programme of female-composed works pays tribute to the oft-forgotten contributions women have made to music whilst promoting female talent within the university.

Price: FREE

World Music

1.10pm, Friday 15 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

This world music showcase features a diverse selection of music from around the globe; the Gamelan Adumanis perform music native to Indonesia, whilst Atefah Einali combines improvisation folkloic Persian songs. Other performances include those from students of the society.

Price: FREE

Baroque Orchestra: Music by Handel, Avison, Geminiani and the Earl of Kelly

1.10pm, Friday 22 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

The University of Manchester period-instrument Baroque ensemble conducts you on an 18th-Century tour of the British Isles. Find out what was being heard by audiences in London, Dublin, Newcastle and Aberdeen around the 1750s.

Price: FREE

Folk Concert

1.10pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

MUMS are excited to present their first ever folk-themed concert, with music ranging from ‘trad’ to originals. Featuring a range of instruments and ensembles rarely heard in this concert series; expect a real blend of familiar tunes and new sounds.

Price: FREE

Estival 2019

4-7 June 2019

Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

Join Manchester University Music Society in their unique equivalent to the 'Proms'!

MUMS celebrate the end of the academic year by packing eight concerts into four days in an unmissable extravaganza of music making!

This thrilling annual music festival showcases everything from Symphony Orchestra and Big Band to Wind Orchestra and Music Outreach - there is no better way to complete your year than by joining the Estival community.

Further information to be provided soon


University of Manchester Chorus Concerts

Ad Solem and The Cosmo Singers

7.30pm, Saturday 2 March 2019

St Ann’s Church, Manchester

The University of Manchester Chamber Choirs: Ad Solem and The Cosmo singers have an exciting year ahead. With concerts in venues across the UK such as York Minster, Manchester St Ann’s and the Whitworth Hall, culminating in a tour to Budapest. Read more on the University Chorus website.

Price: £10 / £7 / £3

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

7.30pm, 30 March 2019

The Whitworth Hall

The University of Manchester Chorus returns this spring with Carl Orf’s renowned work, Carmina Burana, accompanied by the University of Manchester’s Symphony Orchestra. We also celebrate Dr. Kevin Malone’s birthday with a special performance of his work, Creations. Read more on the University Chorus website.

Price: £16 / £12 / £5
£25 VIP Ticket (includes invitation to the VIP pre-concert drinks, a reserved seat and a complimentary programme)