Our brand new Autumn 2017 Season brochure is in the building and online! Inside you’ll find all the information you need about concerts and events taking place at Turner Sims from September to January 2018, featuring a global programme packed with exclusive performances, which spans jazz, classical, contemporary, world and folk music.

Highlights include:

Big Band celebration the autumn programme’s jazz strand features three big bands: Holland’s ICP Orchestra mark their 50th anniversary as one of the world’s leading contemporary music ensembles in 2017; composer and arranger Mike Gibbs celebrates his 80th birthday with an all-star British line-up; and Beats & Pieces, the Manchester-based band influenced as much by Michael Jackson, Björk or Radiohead as they are Duke Ellington, Gil Evans or Loose Tubes mark their 10th anniversary

Exclusive performances from violinist Chloë Hanslip and pianist Danny Driver, clarinettist Emma Johnson and Friends, Armida Quartet, Binker & Moses + guests, Darius Brubeck Quartet, Reis / Demuth / Wiltgen Trio and the dynamic early music group Spiritato

An eight-recital piano series curated by Turner Sims featuring internationally-renowned artists including Federico Colli and Cédric Tiberghien, who present exclusive programmes for Turner Sims. They are joined by Imogen Cooper, who will perform a three-concert series focussed on Beethoven and Haydn

UK, European and international jazz artists including Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (US), Denys Baptiste (UK), Portico Quartet (UK), Reis / Demuth / Wiltgen Trio (Luxembourg) and Andy Sheppard Quartet (UK)

Vienna Piano Trio, who conclude their three-year residency with Turner Sims with a four-concert series focussed on the work of a young Beethoven, performing his complete Opus 1 set, and Schumann’s first piano trio. The series is only being performed at Turner Sims and the Trio’s other home, the Konzerthaus in Vienna

Debut performances from American jazz outfit Aaron Diehl Trio, the world’s first professional black and minority ethnic orchestra, Chineke!, London drum & sax duo Binker & Moses, pianist Cédric Tiberghien and saxophonist Trish Clowes

A special world music series that includes Cuban composer Omar Sosa, Senegalese kora master and singer Seckou Keita, Malian guitarist Habib Koité, fellow Malian kora player Toumani Diabaté, Finnish trio Värttinä and Iranian kamache player Kayhan Kalhor

Tickets for the new season go on sale at 10 am on Tuesday 06 June or, if you’re a Friend of Turner Sims, you can take advantage of Priority Booking – on sale now!  Details as follows:

  • Friends Priority Booking on sale now
  • General booking opens on Tuesday 06 June (from 10am)

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