Tag Archive: Lunchtime Concert

Mar 14

Strings attached ? Energy-filled concert from the String Sinfonia

Congratulations to all the performers in the University String Sinfonia on a lunchtime concert today, delivered with fierce energy and some ravishing colours. Directed from the violin by Floriane Peycelon, the programme included ebullient dance-rhythms in Warlock’s Capriol Suite, movements from Parry’s An English Suite redolent of the English countryside, and Holst’s St Paul’s Suite, concluding with John Williams’ …

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Feb 22

Lunchtime Concert next week as part of WorldFest at the University of Kent

Next week’s Lunchtime Concert brings music from South India, as the Music Department joins the University’s WorldFest celebrations of multiculturalism and diversity, on Wednesday 28 February at 1.10pm.Postgraduate University Music Performance Scholar, Ramnath Venkat Bhagavath is studying for a Masters in Applied Actuarial Science at the University of Kent, and brings a strong performing tradition …

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Feb 08

Cat and Mouse: imagining Debussy’s Serenade of the Doll

It’s amazing what strange but illuminating thought-processes occur when you’re rehearsing… The Scholars’ Lunchtime Concert in March will be commemorating the centenary of the death of Debussy in a programme of chamber works combined with images from the Impressionist era; one of the works is ‘Serenade of the Doll,’ from Children’s Corner, a suite of …

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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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