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Lunchtime Concert explores South Indian music on 30 May

We’re delighted to have been able to reschedule our postponed Lunchtime Concert from February, to bring music from South India on Wednesday 30 May 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 to the campus. In 2016, Ramnath performed in the renowned ‘Swathi Sangeethotsav’ at the royal palace of Trivandrum, an event which attracts musicians from across the globe.

The Lunchtime Concert, taking place in Colyer-Fergusson Hall, will feature a selection of different ragas and thalas in the Carnatic music tradition, accompanied by violin, mridangam and ghatam.

Admission is free, with suggested donation £3.

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Sponsors of the Lunchtime Concert series

New year, new season: details now out

We’re very pleased to usher in the New Year with full details of our concert-programming over the coming months, which are now out.

WorldFest in February

Our What’s On pages are now groaning under the weight of all the events coming up from January through to July, including a look ahead to some of the events taking place during Summer Music Week in June. But before that, there’s all the customary spring events, including performances at Canterbury Cathedral by the University Chorus and Orchestra and the Chamber Choir and Consort, events with the Concert and Big Bands, the Cecilian Choir and String Sinfonia, and recitals by University Music Scholars. There’s also details of the forthcoming Lunchtime Concert series, events celebrating WorldFest, showcases from the Musical Theatre Society, as well as all the external events we welcome to the concert-hall over the next few months.

The String Sinfonia

Take a look at the new webpages here, or download the new season brochure here; copies also available now in Colyer-Fergusson and Gulbenkian.