The Chimney House, Kelham Island, S3 8RY
Following its sell-out in July, the innovative group returns with Cabaret: A Show about the End of Love taking in music by, among others, Vaughan Williams (On Wenlock Edge), Judy Garland, Nina Simone and singer-songwriter Nishla Smith.
Devised and written by the latter – heard in the proceedings! – in conjunction with group’s cellist and artistic director Adam Szabo, a double bass and keyboard player also put in appearances with the by now, recognisable string quartet.
Further info at www.manchestercollective.co.uk
Saturday, 16th of September, 7.30pm
‘AS NIGHTS DRAW IN’ . . .
St Marie’s RC Cathedral, Norfolk Row
A celebration of ‘change’, including music by Monteverdi: Beatus Vir; Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus, and movements from Schubert's Mass in G and Dvořák's American Quartet from the New Chamber Choir (singers from across Yorkshire and Derbyshire), director Paul Hudson, and the Sheffield-based quartet Sarentino Strings.
Concert in aid of the St Marie’s Organ Restoration Fund
Monday, 18th of September, 7.30pm
Beacon Methodist Church, Nether Green, S11 7EH
Sheffield Bach Choir's inspiring conductor turns to his 'day job' as an eminent organist to give one of his occasional recitals on the church's historic three-manual 'Father Willis' organ situated in Nether Green church ending with refreshments.
Free, retiring collection for Bach Society funds
Friday, 15th of September, 1.30-3.30pm
The Vestry, Millhouses Methodist Church, Millhouses Lane, S7 2HA
Nigel Simeone explores the work that two close friends, conductor Hans von Bülow and Brahms, disagreed over – respectively observing, “an opera in ecclesiastical dress”; and “only a genius could have written” it – using examples from the long history of recordings of the piece at the first in a new season of Sheffield Recorded Music Society events.
£4, or, if so inclined, £20 for an annual subscription
New Season Overviews
2017/ 18 Sheffield International Concert Season – 1
Music in the Round – Autumn 2017