Music & Sound Art

We have a load of music events for you throughout Festival, Interrupted, from a series of streamed events to live and interactive sessions.

Music at Royal Holloway MixTape
YOU CAN ALSO JOIN US ON OUR DEDICATED SOUNDCLOUD PLAYLIST TO HEAR WHAT OUR STAFF AND STUDENTS HAVE BEEN GETTING UP TO

HOW DO I TELL WHICH EVENT IS INTERACTIVE OR RECORDED?
AN ARCHIVAL OR STREAMED EVENT
A LIVE OR INTERACTIVE SESSION
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What’s going on?

A musical response to Black Live Matter

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Unusual instruments

A two-part virtual lesson on the pipe, tabor and the melodeon

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Singles at 6

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday | 6.00pm – 6.15pm

Join the Choir of Royal Holloway as they release a series of videos across Festival, Interrupted, in partnership with their #Singlesat6 programme.

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The Virtual Choir

Virtual and archive performances from Jane Holloway Choir

Wednesday, 8 July 2020 | 3.00pm – 3.30pm
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Grundman and Piazzolla in isolation

with the clarinettists of Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, 9 July 2020 | 5.45pm – 6.00pm
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The Royal Holloway Orchestral Alumni Club

THURSDAY, 9 July 2020 | 6.00PM – 7.30PM

The launch networking event for orchestral musicians at Royal Holloway, past, present and future, hosted by Director of Orchestras, Rebecca Miller

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Impressions of war: 1915

Musical reactions to the turmoil of World War I

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | 6.00pm – 6.15pm
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2 lost songs

Music for a changing world by Nathan James Dearden

Monday, 13 JULY 2020 | 2.45pm – 3.00pm
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Papillons

A composer-performer collaboration with music of the past

Monday, 13 July 2020 | 3.00pm – 3.30pm
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International Music Feast

Tuesday, 14 JULY 2020 | FROM 7.00PM

Join us for the launch of our first interactive International Music Feast, as we share recipes, traditional music and culture from around the globe.

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Cradle songs of my grief

Lateness in Brahms’ Intermezzi 

Thursday, 16 July 2020 | 7.00pm – 7.30pm
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Music at Royal Holloway MixTape

Royal Holloway has one of the most vibrant and diverse music communities at a university in the UK. So, we have decided to showcase the very best of our students and staff through our new Music at Royal Holloway MixTape. Browse our SoundCloud playlist to see the full range of talent that our community has to offer, both on-campus and around the world.

Nathan James Dearden
Performance Manager, Department of Music

Our archive

Why not revisit some of our Festival, Interrupted events?
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Lockdown

Brass players unite to entertain you during Lockdown

Monday, 6 July 2020 | 3.00pm – 4.00pm
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Old Cold

An electro-acoustic collaboration between musician and artist featuring acclaimed flautist, Carla Rees

Monday, 6 JULY 2020 | 2.45PM – 3.00PM
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strange walks

A musical response to migration and climate change

Sunday, 5 JULY 2020 | 6.15PM – 6.20PM
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The Valley

A meditative journey to rethink the definition of noise and peace

THURSDAY, 2 JULY 2020 | 7.30PM – 8.00PM
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Seven Canons for the Plague-spring

New music for today by James Helgeson

THURSDAY, 2 JULY 2020 | 7.10PM – 7.30PM
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White Knight

Music expressing fear and warning in the early stage of the pandemic

THURSDAY, 2 JULY 2020 | 7.00PM – 7.10PM
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‘What is an orchestral musician?’

A roundtable discussion

MONDAY, 29 JUNE 2020 | 3.00PM – 4.30PM

Join Director of Orchestras, Rebecca Miller, and the current Scholarship line-up for an insight into the life of an orchestral musician

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J’ai perdu mon corps

A short musical response to Guillaume Laurant’s award-winning ‘I lost my body’

Monday, 29 June 2020 | 2.45pm – 2.50pm
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empty spaces

air, space and music improvisation
Sunday, 28 JUNE 2020 | 6.15PM – 6.20PM
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Piano Ex Machina: Zubin Kanga

New Works for Piano and Multimedia

Thursday, 25 JUNE 2020 | 6.00PM – 7.00PM
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The MaestrA

In conversation with international conductor, Rebecca Miller

Monday, 22 JUNE 2020 | 3.00PM – 4.00PM
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Frauenlieben und -leben

Excerpts of Robert Schumann’s seminal song cycle of love and loss

MONDAY, 22 JUNE 2020 | 2.45PM – 3.00PM
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#140

A response to the #QuarTweet Project

Thursday, 18 June 2020 | 8.00PM – 8.05PM
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#Throwback Chorus

Thursday, 18 June 2020 | 7.00pm – 7.30pm

An archival performance of Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Chichester Psalms’ with Royal Holloway Chorus and special guests

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Perfect Expectations

A discussion on experiences in arts management

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 | 3.00pm – 4.30PM
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Miniatures

Festival Launch Concert

Monday, 15 June 2020 | 7.00pm – 7.40pm
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