We combine eclectic programming, internationally renowned performers, and creative learning opportunities in a dynamic music event series aimed at diverse city audiences. With scores of international and award-winning performers, a kaleidoscope of choirs, collectives, composers, conductors, and ensembles of all shapes and sizes, we have something to astonish and delight music lovers of all tastes and ages.
Our programme falls into four main strands. Think of these strands as musical spaces or homes, offering opportunities to discover and experiment with a range of musical styles and genres, be that music you already love, or something completely unfamiliar and brand new.
The best in world, roots and folk music
Global Soundtracks is where cultures collide and adventures in musical discovery begin, with inspirational music from far-flung corners of the globe. It's growing in popularity and profile and has put University of Sheffield Concerts on the map as a place to explore some of the diverse international talent the world has to offer.
Electrifying performances from the cutting edge
A Sheffield destination for groundbreaking music of the modern age…executing electrifying performances and championing musical innovators and pioneers, the Sound Laboratory will open your ears (and eyes) to whole new worlds of sounds and experiences.
An epic journey in song
Song is at the very humanity of music-making - it is how we convey and express meaning and passion, how we tell stories, and how we understand ourselves and one another. SongMakers is our platform for all things singing, languages, poetry and verse.
Showcasing a city of music-makers
In Sheffield we're proud to boast a city of talented music-makers. From performances from the community, University of Sheffield student orchestras, choirs, conductors and soloists, and widening access and outreach projects with 1000s of school children across the city...Forged in Sheffield celebrates some of the best emerging talent the city has to offer.