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Henry Miller Memorial Concert

Date/Time: Sunday 17 March 2019, 16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Please note this event is free but pre-booking is required. To reserve a place please visit: or telephone 0191 208 6093 from 10am on Monday 18 February.

Concert pianist Sarah Beth Briggs celebrates the centenary of the birth of the great scholar pianist, Denis Matthews. Denis was appointed by Henry Miller as Newcastle University’s first Professor of Music in 1971 and Sarah began her studies with him while he was based in Newcastle. She celebrates his life with repertoire central to his greatest musical passions including works by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms, also including his own Rhapsody, written when he was 16.