Tag Archive: Beethoven

Oct 31

Lunchtime Concert series continues with Kentish Piano Trio next week

The second in our Lunchtime Concert series next week sees the Kentish Piano Trio performing music by Beethoven and Suk, including (appropriately enough for a blog feature today…) Beethoven’s ‘Ghost’ Trio. Violinist Kathy Shave, cellist Julia Vorhalik and pianist Helen Crayford, three outstanding professional musicians based in Kent, formed the ensemble in order to champion both …

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Mar 07

Dreams, dances and desire in annual Cathedral Concert

A packed Canterbury Cathedral was the backdrop to Saturday’s performance by the University Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of Berlioz’s epic Symphonie fantastique and Beethoven’s rousing Mass in C. The long day began bright and early with the crew arriving at the concert-hall to load two vans with all the equipment needed, and unfolded across the …

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Mar 04

The Cathedral concert beckons

With just over twenty-four hours until the annual Colyer-Fergusson Cathedral concert, the University Symphony Orchestra and Chorus are busily rehearsing ahead of the performance. Last night, both forces were at work on Beethoven’s Mass in C, whilst tonight the Orchestra puts the finishing touches to Berlioz’s epic Symphonie fantastique. The annual concert in Canterbury Cathedral …

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Feb 22

Revolution, dreams, dance and desire: annual Colyer-Fergusson concert next week

The mightiest orchestra the University Music department has ever assembled will gather next week, as the Chorus and Symphony Orchestra come together for a revolutionary tale of dreams, dances, hallucinations and desire in Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday 5 March. Under the incisive baton of Susan Wanless, the Orchestra will perform one of the most exciting, …

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Dec 14

Alumni soloists return for December concert

The termly concert by the University Chorus and Orchestra last night saw three musical alumni returning to the Colyer-Fergusson Hall. Soprano Caroline Kennedy, tenor Andrew Macnair and bass Piran Legg came back to Kent for a performance of Mozart’s Vespers, joined also by mezzo Bethan Langford. whilst the Orchestra furnished the remainder of the programme with Mozart’s …

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Dec 04

Busy week ahead 2.0

Next week is the penultimate week of term, and the events are starting to come thick and fast; Weds 10 Dec, 1.10pm; the Musical Theatre Society presents a lunchtime of carol-singing on the foyer-stage – admission is free Thurs 11 Dec, Studio 3 Gallery, Jarman Building, 1pm; the Cecilian Choir presents a festive lunchtime of …

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