There’s a glittering array of award-winning musical and stage events across campus during the forthcoming Spring Term.
On Friday 18th January (7.30PM) the internationally acclaimed and Gramophone Chamber Music Award of the Year winning Maggini Quartet will be perfoming a selection of Mozart, Britten and Schubert at the Martin Hall Theatre. One of the UK’s leading string quartets, the Quartet frequently appear at venues home and abroad, along with making regular media broadcasts.
The Cope Auditorium plays host to the Royal String Quartet on Wednesday 20th February (7.30PM). Having rapidly established a reputation as one of the world’s most interesting and dynamic string quartets, the Warsaw based ensemble will be fusing the works of Schubert and Lutoslawski.
On Monday March 4th Speech Bubble, the popular spoken word open mic night, will be returning to the Student Union for another evening celebrating live literature with guest performers and performance poets flexing their rhythmic muscles!
Shortly after that, poet Wendy Cope will be giving a reading from her new collection Family Values at the Martin Hall Theatre on Wednesday 6th March (7.30PM). Selected as the listeners’ choice on BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please to succeed Ted Hughes as Poet Laureate, Wendy has written several collections including If I Don’t Know, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Award.
For further information and ticket details visit the Arts at Loughborough homepage here: