Tag Archive: #EarBox

Feb 26

Image Gallery: Chamber Choir #EarBox and Breathing Space events

Many congratulations to the University Chamber Choir, which Friday performed at two very different events on the same day. The lunchtime concert in Studio 3 Gallery saw the Choir fill the resonant space against the backdrop of the gallery’s latest exhibition, ‘The Ash Archive,’ to an audience that just kept on arriving – never have …

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Jan 03

Image Gallery: String Sinfonia #EarBox in Studio 3 Gallery

Photos from last month’s concert given by the String Sinfonia in Studio 3 Gallery as part of the #EarBox series exploring live music and visual art. The concert included third-year Music Scholar, violinist Lydia Cheng, as soloist in Vivaldi’s ‘Winter’ from The Four Seasons. Images © Matt Wilson / University of Kent

Dec 13

‘Tis the season…

As usual, there’s a steady crescendo of events leading up to the end of the Christmas term; on Monday night, the University Chamber Choir performed amidst the candle-lit hush of Canterbury Cathedral as part of the University Carol Service. Second-year Matthew Cooke made his conducting debut with In Dulci Jubilo, and other carols the Choir sang …

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Nov 15

Music meets movement: #EarBox at Studio 3 Gallery in December

The #EarBox series exploring the meeting point of visual art and music returns to Studio 3 Gallery in December, as the String Sinfonia performs amidst the gallery’s current exhibition, Capturing Movement.Curated by MA Curating students, Capturing Movement explores how artists have transformed contemporary dance into inspiring representations in sculpture, painting and photography. For the #EarBox event on Tuesday …

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Feb 13

#EarBox series brings Chamber Choir to Studio 3 Gallery Fri 24 Feb

The #EarBox concert series bringing music and visual art together continues with a visit to Studio 3 Gallery from the University Chamber Choir on Friday 24 February at 1.10pm. Set against the backdrop of Soft Formalities, the gallery’s new exhibition, the Chamber Choir will unveil a choral programme in the venue’s sonorous acoustic, ranging from Purcell …

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Jun 09

Summer Music Week: Day Five

Congratulations to the String Sinfonia, directed by Elina Hakanen, who made Studio 3 Gallery resound to bustling lunchtime concert on Day Five; bristling Bach with soloists Lydia Cheng and Claudia Hill, lyrical Borodin, and closing with fiery, passionate Piazzolla. Day Six tomorrow features the Cecilian Choir, Sinfonia and soloists in a Baroque extravaganza out at …

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May 10

From Norway to Alvin Lucier: music from Minerva Voices as #EarBox returns to Studio 3 Gallery

The #EarBox series in which music speaks to visual art – and vice-versa – returns next week to Studio 3 Gallery on Weds 18 May with a short musical ‘happening,’ centred on Alvin Lucier’s otherworldly Unamuno, in which four semitones are articulated in a changing sequence; this focused pitch-collection, which is presented in twenty-four different …

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Mar 10

Breath of life: Flute Choir performs at Studio 3 Gallery

The second in this term’s #EarBox series in Studio 3 Gallery yesterday drew an audience to hear the Flute Choir performing amidst the gallery’s latest exhibition, After the Break. The ensemble, together with cellist Faith Chan and Your Loyal Correspondent on harpsichord, presented a concert ranging from the Baroque through to an evocative arrangement of …

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Mar 07

#EarBox at Studio 3 Gallery this Wednesday with the Flute Choir

The department’s newest ensemble, the Flute Choir, brings a programme of music to Studio 3 Gallery in the Jarman Building this Wednesday, as the #EarBox collaboration continues. Bringing together visual art and live music, the #EarBox series event this Wednesday sees the gallery hosting the ensemble, complete with harpsichord and cello, in a programme including …

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Feb 12

A re-sounding success: Minerva Voices at Studio 3 Gallery

Congratulations to Minerva Voices on the choir’s performance this lunchtime in Studio 3 Gallery. An appreciative audience (which continued to grow after the concert had started!) was treated to some well-crafted, nuanced performing and some genuinely spine-tingling moments. Pictured here, in both rehearsal and performance, are the choir with assistant conductor, Joe Prescott, working amidst …

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