What's On: About the School

  1. 21 September

    Concert

    Open House London

    A unique opportunity to explore the Guildhall School’s world-class building, Milton Court, as part of Open House London

    11:00am Milton Court

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    Admission free

  2. 22 September

    A singer and pianist in recital
    Concert

    English Song Prize winner’s recital

    Lunchtime recital from tenor Dominick Felix, winner of the Guildhall School’s English Song Prize 2013

    1:00pm St Martin-in-the-Fields

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    Admission free

  3. 26 September

    Guildhall Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall
    Concert

    Guildhall Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

    Verdi’s towering choral masterpiece marks a thrilling start to the Guildhall School’s autumn season of events

    7:30pm Barbican Hall

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  4. 02 October

    Pianist performs
    Concert

    LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists | Schumann Piano Works

    Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with performances of complementary repertoire

    6:00pm Barbican Hall

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    Admission free

  5. 05 October

  6. 16 October

    Entrance to the Barbican
    Concert

    LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists | Bartók Piano Works

    Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire

    6:00pm Barbican Hall

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    Admission free

  7. 23 October

    Barbican main entrance
    Concert

    LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists | Songs by Schubert and Wagner

    Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with performances of complementary repertoire

    6:00pm Barbican Hall

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    Admission free

  8. 28 October

    Jazz singers
    Jazz, Concert

    Guildhall Jazz Singers

    An evening of close-harmony numbers from the Guildhall Jazz Singers under the direction of Scott Stroman

    7:30pm Silk Street Music Hall

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    Admission free

  9. 05 November

    Singers in performance
    Concert

    Voiceworks Alumni Concert

    A showcase of new music for voice by composers, poets, instrumentalists and singers who have previously taken part in the Voiceworks programme

    5:30pm Wigmore Hall

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  10. 05 November

    Jazz singers
    Jazz, Concert

    Guildhall Jazz Singers

    An evening of close-harmony numbers from the Guildhall Jazz Singers, directed by Scott Stroman

    8:00pm St Martin-in-the-Fields, Crypt

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    Admission free

  11. 07 November

    Ubu Ensemble horn player
    Concert

    Ubu Ensemble

    The Guildhall’s Ubu Ensemble captures the spectrum of musical language of the last hundred years. This lunchtime concert features the experimental work of Morton Feldman, Earle Brown and György Kurtág, all born in 1926

    1:05pm Silk Street Music Hall

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    Admission free

  12. 13 November

    Jazz guitarist performs
    Concert, Jazz

    Guildhall Jazz Ensemble

    The Guildhall Jazz Ensemble performs new music by professors from the School’s jazz faculty

    7:30pm Milton Court Concert Hall

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    Admission free

  13. 19 November

    Jazz double bass player
    Jazz, Concert

    Guildhall Jazz Band

    The School’s annual collaboration with the EFG London Jazz Festival sees the Guildhall Jazz Band and special guests present a dynamic evening of music by British jazz composers from the late 60’s and early 70’s, led by Scott Stroman

    7:30pm Milton Court Concert Hall

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  14. 27 November

    Singer Martin Hassler
    Opera & Vocal, Concert

    Schubert’s Winterreise

    Baritone Martin Häßler performs Schubert’s great song cycle with accompaniment from Guildhall professor Caroline Palmer

    6:00pm Milton Court Concert Hall

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    Admission free

  15. 27 November

    Yan Pascale Tortelier
    Concert

    Guildhall Symphony Orchestra

    Infused with colourful Polish folk melodies, Lutosławski’s 1954 Concerto for Orchestra took four years to complete and is arguably the composer’s best-known work, paired with Berlioz’s revolutionary Symphonie fantastique

    7:30pm Barbican Hall

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  16. 02 December

    Jazz singer performing
    Jazz, Concert

    Guildhall Jazz Choir

    The ever-popular Guildhall Jazz Choir is known for its colourful interpretations of jazz, pop and soul classics

    8:00pm Silk Street Music Hall

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    Admission free

  17. 04 December

    A male cellist
    Concert

    The Harmony of the World

    The London Premiere of Geoffrey Poole's Harmonice Mundi, inspired by astronomer, astrologer and metaphysician Johannes Kepler, is performed as part of the Royal Philharmonic Society's Encore series

    1:00pm Silk Street Music Hall

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    Admission free

  18. 04 December

    A male cornet player
    Concert

    Guildhall New Music Ensemble

    Guildhall New Music Ensemble perform a suite of works curated by Head of Composition Julian Philips

    6:00pm Silk Street Music Hall

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    Admission free

  19. 05 December

    Dancers and musicians collaborate
    Concert

    London Contemporary Dance School collaborations

    A showcase of new dance works borne from an annual collaboration between postgraduate composers from the Guildhall School and some of the UK's most talented young choreographers and dancers from the London Contemporary Dance School

    8:00pm The Place, St Pancras

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  20. 06 December

    Dancers and musicians collaborate
    Concert

    London Contemporary Dance School collaborations

    A showcase of new dance works borne from an annual collaboration between postgraduate composers from the Guildhall School and some of the UK's most talented young choreographers and dancers from the London Contemporary Dance School

    8:00pm The Place, St Pancras

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  21. 07 December

    A black and white still from a film
    Concert

    Silent Film & Live Music series

    Guildhall musicians on the Jazz and Music Therapy programmes perform new music and improvisations live to classic silent films

    3:00pm Barbican Cinema 1

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