Tag Archive: Lunchtime Concert

Mar 13

Image Gallery: A Feelin’ You’re Foolin’ with General Harding’s Tomfoolery

(Straw) hats off to the member of General Harding’s Tomfoolery and the Minervettes, for their recent, storming lunchtime concert in Colyer-Fergusson Hall. The thirteen-piece dance orchestra, performing from original sheet-music from the 1930s, 40s and 50s delivered an energetic performance that had people dancing along. We were particularly delighted to welcome to the gig Maureen …

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Feb 22

Reflections on Cellular Dynamics

From the meeting of music and science in the recent Cellular Dynamics lunchtime concert, pianists Dan Harding and Matthew King, with projections by Dr Dan Lloyd in the School of Biosciences.   Images © School of Biosciences / Dr Wei-Feng Zue

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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Nov 01

Three events commemorating World War One next week: Memorial Ground, Last Post and Lunchtime Concert

As part of the Music department’s observing of the anniversary of World War One, including the Battle of the Somme, three events next week. On Thursday 10 November, a special performance by the Cecilian Choir, conducted by Your Loyal Correspondent, commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme with  a new choral piece written by …

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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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Oct 05

Percussion ensemble to kick off new Lunchtime Concert series

Our new Lunchtime Concert series launches next week, with music from percussion ensemble Kopanya. An exciting group of young players, their programme promises to celebrate the diversity of music for percussion, from the sublime to the ridiculous! As always, the concert starts at 1.10pm, and admission is free with a suggested donation of £3. The …

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Jun 08

Summer Music Week: Day Three

Colyer-Fergusson welcomed donors, supporters and friends to the University Music Department yesterday, as they gathered on Day Three of Summer Music Week for the annual Music Scholars’ Lunchtime Recital. A wonderfully exploratory programme opened with second-year Jonathan Butten giving a lyrical solo cor anglais performance, followed by final-year Anne Engels in two pieces of French …

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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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Feb 10

Student lunchtime concert next week: Radiance Trio

Next Tuesday, the concert-hall will host an informal lunchtime concert given by the Radiance Trio, led by first-year Music Scholar and violinist, Lydia Cheng. The Radiance Trio was formed in the summer of 2013 by violinist, Lydia Cheng (University of Kent), cellist, Angel Ji (University of Toronto), and pianist, Marcus Chiam (University of Toronto) after their …

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Feb 05

Two lunchtime concerts next week

A brace of lunchtime concerts to enliven your working day next week; on Wednesday (10th Feb), the award-winning quintet, Total Brass, comes to Colyer-Fergusson Hall at 1.10pm; and then on Friday (12th Feb), Minerva Voices – the new upper-voices chamber choir – explores the dialogue between choral music and art in the new exhibition at …

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