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Berwick Music Series 2022

Watchtower Gallery 79 West End, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Our biggest yet! Concerts, talks, community performance, interview, composition competition, exhibition and sound installation.It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us in September and October for a celebration of music for solo stringed instruments. This year, we focus on three stringed instruments: violin, viola and cello, and three great performers: Darragh … Continue reading "Berwick Music Series 2022"

£39.00 - £50.00

Bred to the Sea

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

A social history of Seafaring through the agesDue to the Queen's funeral, the first lecture in this series has now been cancelled and this course will now be seven lectures. The details below will be amended when we have more information. A refund of £6 will be issued to those who have already booked.This is … Continue reading "Bred to the Sea"

£42.00

Talk: Baroque Art and Culture

An introduction to the refined and extravagant Baroque.This is a lecture by Prof Maria Chester. It is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.In this lecture Prof Chester will introduce you to the refined and extravagant Baroque, in which the valorisation … Continue reading "Talk: Baroque Art and Culture"

£3.00 - £6.00

Talk: Baroque and Beyond Part II

Berwick Parish Centre Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

A talk by Prof. Michael WorboysThis is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here. This lecture is the second of two that introduce to a general audience the Baroque musical style, its precursors and influences. No prior musical knowledge is assumed. … Continue reading "Talk: Baroque and Beyond Part II"

£3.00 - £6.00

Concert: The Melancholy of Departure

Watchtower Gallery 79 West End, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Solo cello (Anton Lukoszevieze).This is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Concert ProgrammeJoanna Bailie Trains for cello and fixed mediaLinda Catlin Smith RicercarJoseph Dall’Abaco Caprice No. 1Christopher Fox The Principle of DesignJoseph Dall’Abaco Caprice No.4Lithuanian cellist, composer and inter-disciplinary artist Anton … Continue reading "Concert: The Melancholy of Departure"

£14.00

Concert: Ferns, Masks and Rags – music for an evening

Watchtower Gallery 79 West End, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Solo cello (Anton Lukoszevieze).This is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Concert ProgrammeMichael Worboys: Rag Moments (world premiere)James Weeks: among the mycelia (world premiere)Egidija Medekšaitė: Oscillum for cello and fixed mediaDeparting from the Baroque, this second concert by cellist Anton Lukoszevieze … Continue reading "Concert: Ferns, Masks and Rags – music for an evening"

£14.00

Interview: Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason

An extraordinary woman talks about her extraordinary familyThis event is jointly organised by the Berwick Music Series and the Berwick Literary Festival.Seven brothers and sisters. All of them classically trained musicians. One was Young Musician of the Year and performed for the royal family. The eldest has released her first album, showcasing the works of … Continue reading "Interview: Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason"

Free

British Art between the Wars

An introduction to cultural life in Britain between the Wars: cinema, literature, fine arts, architecture, music and society.This is a course of ten lectures by Prof Maria Chester on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 pm.The period between the First and Second World Wars was one of rich and varied creativity in Britain. Throughout the interwar … Continue reading "British Art between the Wars"

£30.00

Concert: Baroque Intersections

Watchtower Gallery 79 West End, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Solo viola (Fiona Winning).This is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Concert ProgrammeJS Bach Suite No. 3 in C major (Adapted for viola), BWV 1009 György Ligeti Viola Sonata (Movements interleaved)Luke Styles new piece (world premiere)Scottish violist Fiona Winning was until … Continue reading "Concert: Baroque Intersections"

£14.00

Community Concert: Chant

The Radio Rooms 95 Main Street, Tweedmouth, Northumberland

A chance to try your hand at chanting.......This is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.This Community Chant event, in association with the Radio Rooms, offers everyone the opportunity to get involved in chanting, an activity with proven health benefits, and … Continue reading "Community Concert: Chant"

Free

Music on a Long Thin Wire

Town Hall 16 Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England

A chance to experience one of the seminal events of modern music and to see what the kids have been up to in Strings 'n' ThingsImage credit: Dave NoonanThis is part of the Berwick Music Series 2022; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Alvin Lucier’s Music on a … Continue reading "Music on a Long Thin Wire"

Free