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Saturday, October 20, 2012
Start: 20:00
End: 23:01

Venue:
Churchill College Bar

Description:
This popular event features an eclectic mix of live music from bands based at Churchill and beyond.
There will also be opportunities for college members to perform their own short sets and impromptu jam sessions.

Monday, October 22, 2012
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
The newest cohort of Churchillians perform works of their own choice in the Recital Room.
Free refreshments will be served afterwards.

Friday, October 26, 2012
Start: 17:00
End: 18:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
A star-studded host of Churchill’s professional musician alumni will be returning to perform in the Recital Room in celebration of Hugh Wood’s 80th birthday this year. Hugh is an internationally renowned composer, whose work has reached large audiences, not least through concerts in the BBC Proms series over many years.
He has been a Fellow of Churchill College since 1977. The birthday concert has been coordinated by Dr Alan Findlay and Professor David Newbery. A detailed programme will be circulated closer to the time.

Friday, November 2, 2012
Start: 08:30
End: 19:00

Venue:
Churchill College

Description:
The Centre for Intercultural Musicology is pleased to announce that the biennial CIMACC Symposium Concert will be held on Friday 2 November 2012 at the Music Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. This year’s Symposium is themed ‘Cross Cultural Music Encounters.’
Several eminent academics, composers and practitioners have been invited to participate in the symposium.The keynote speaker is Professor Nicholas Cook from theUniversity of Cambridge. Other invited presenters include John Ball, Joshua Dickson and Diana Blom. John Hopkins will chair a plenary session on the topic of ‘Intercultural musicology as a field of study’, rounding off with a Q & A session. A summary of the presentations will then be posted on the CIMACC website as online resource materials.
In addition, participants will also get an opportunity to play ethnic percussion instruments led by a traditional master drummer. The symposium concludes with a concert which includes traditional music from Malaysia presented by the UiTM Performing Group. Hosted by the Churchill Music Society, the concert is a part of Churchill College’s contribution to the 2012 Cambridge Festival of Ideas programme and will feature the first performance of a new work entitled ‘Dreams and Nightmares.’
For more information, see http://cimacc.org/

Start: 18:00
End: 19:00

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
This concert comes at the end of a one-day symposium on intercultural musicology, organised by Dr Valerie Ross (By Fellow, Michaelmas 2011) under the auspices of the Centre for Intercultural Musicology at Churchill College (CIMACC). The concert is also part of the University’s Festival of Ideas, the theme of which is “dreams and nightmares” this year. Valerie is composing a piece of that title to be premiered at the concert. Other works will be presented by undergraduates Moira Cox, Megan McGregor and Adrian Ball, and the Chapel Choir will sing John Tavener’s “Funeral Ikos.”

Saturday, November 3, 2012
Start: 18:00
End: 19:00

Venue:
Fitzwilliam Auditorium

Description:
The Orchestra on the Hill brings together musicians from our neighbouring Colleges and has strong participation and leadership from Churchill students. The first of OotH’s concerts this term features orchestral scores from popular films including Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. The concert will be hosted in
Fitzwilliam College’s Auditorium, which lies straight ahead as one enters the College through the Porters’ Lodge on Storey’s Way.
Tickets £4 on the door.

Saturday, November 10, 2012
Start: 14:30
End: 15:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Patrick Welche (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (harpsichord) perform the first recital in their series of the complete flute music of J. S. and C. P. E. Bach. Francis is Director of Music at Fitzwilliam College and will be playing Churchill’s fine Rubio harpsichord.

Saturday, November 17, 2012
Start: 19:15
End: 20:45

Venue:
King's College Chapel

Description:
2012 is the fortieth anniversary of the first admission of female undergraduates to full membership of the University. Churchill was in the first group of Colleges to admit women to read for the B.A., along with Clare, King’s and Lucy Cavendish. The four colleges will be celebrating the anniversary with a special concert in King’s College Chapel. Churchill alumna, Penny Driver, will play movements from Bach’s D minor cello suite, and a chorus of Churchill alumnae and female undergraduates will join forces with their counterparts from the other colleges to sing works by Judith Weir (King’s alumna) and Schubert.

Sunday, November 18, 2012
Start: 14:30
End: 15:30

Venue:
The Chapel at Churchill College

Description:
In its second concert of the term, OotH presents Saint-Saëns’s lyrical and deservedly popular third symphony, the “organ symphony.” Playing the organ will be the first holder of the newly endowed Elizabeth Cockcroft Organ Scholarship, Edward Lilley (first-year Natural Scientist). The symphony will be conducted by recent Murray Edwards graduate, Sophie Fennerty. Tickets £4 on the door.

Sunday, November 25, 2012
Start: 17:30
End: 19:00

Venue:
The Chapel at Churchill College

Description:
This popular event is the musical highlight of the Chapel’s year and consists of a sequence of seven readings, interspersed with choral works and congregational carols. This year, the service will start with Gregorian chant sung by candlelight and will visit works by Tallis and Rachmaninov amongst other composers on the way to the roof-raising final carol. Free mulled wine and mince pies will be served in Chapel after the service.

Monday, November 26, 2012
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
This term’s choir concert will include excerpts from Mozart’s Requiem (conducted by fourth-year Natural Scientist, Joe Donlan), as the choir prepares for a joint performance of the full work in Oxford next term with our sister college there, Trinity. In addition to the Mozart, this term’s programme includes pieces by Lauridsen
and Britten.
Free refreshments will be provided after the concert.

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Start: 12:30
End: 13:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Babelfish is a collaboration between Barry Green (piano) and Brigitte Beraha (voice); this performance in the recital room makes part of their UK Tour this Autumn to celebrate the release of their album /Babelfish/, recorded live at Abbey Road Studios. Babelfish is a jazz ensemble influenced by a wide variety of artists including Kenny Wheeler, Chico Buarque and Paul Bley, and they will be performing a mix of their unique originals inspired by classical composers, and well-known songs from jazz and latin repertoires.

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Start: 14:30
End: 17:00

Venue:
Music Centre, Churchill College

Description:
An opportunity to try playing percussion instruments under informal but experienced guidance for anybody who would like to try. We will have experts on tabla, Korean drums and drum kit to hand. Please contact Mark Miller (mam1000) if you are interested in participating.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Jennifer Bennett and her highly acclaimed ensemble provided a captivating recital of Spanish, Italian and South American Baroque music for us about this time last year. We are delighted to welcome the Amphion Consort back to the Recital Room for another Baroque recital.

Saturday, February 9, 2013
Start: 20:00
End: 22:30

Venue:
Churchill College Bar

Description:
One of Churchill’s most popular musical events, Jazz in the Bar features an eclectic mix of live music from bands and individuals based at Churchill and beyond. There will also be opportunities for college members to perform their own short sets and impromptu jam sessions. Performers will include the newly-formed “Saxual Healing”, Cadenza, Harry Morgan and Julius Handler. To sign up to play in this relaxed and friendly environment contact
the Music Sizar, Moira Cox (mlc62).

Saturday, February 16, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Francis Knights (Director of Music at Fitzwilliam College) and Dan Tidhar return to the Recital Room with another harpsichord to complement our own two-manual Rubio. This concert is entirely devoted to music from the 20th and 21st centuries plus a spot of improvisation.

Sunday, February 17, 2013
Start: 17:45
End: 19:00

Venue:
The Chapel at Churchill College

Description:
The Chapel Choir is delighted to welcome Malcolm Archer as guest conductor for the evening service. Malcolm is a prominent church musician, composer and concert organist, and is perhaps best known for his former role as Director of Music at St Paul’s Cathedral. This evening, he will conduct his own “Anthem for Seafarers,” commissioned by the Baltic Exchange in 2010. The preacher will be Revd Simon Springett, Royal Navy Chaplain.

Friday, February 22, 2013
Start: 21:00
End: 22:00

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Pianist Adella Boksenberg and her quartet present Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor (K 478) and Dvorak’s Piano Quartet in D major (Op 23) in an after-dinner concert in the Recital Room.
Violinist Gwen Owen Richer and cellist Jon Fistein were instrumental award holders at St. Catharine’s and Jesus Colleges, respectively, and viola player Isaac Nakhimovsky is a visiting Fellow at Emmanuel. Adella Boksenberg studied at the Royal Academy of Music.

Saturday, February 23, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 21:00

Venue:
Newman Room, Catholic Chaplaincy, Oxford

Description:
The Choirs of Churchill College, Cambridge and Trinity College, Oxford will perform Mozart’s Requiem in full with orchestra in the Newman Room of the Catholic Chaplaincy in Oxford. The conducting will be shared by Solomon Lau (Senior Organ Scholar at Trinity) and Joe Donlan (fouth-year natural scientist and former College Choir Director at Churchill). This is the second time that the two colleges have collaborated musically, the first concert having been hosted in the Chapel at Churchill in Michaelmas 2011. Tickets £4/£2 on the door.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Churchill provides Music Bursaries to students to help them pursue private instrumental or vocal training. This is the first of two concerts in the Recital Room (the other being in the Easter term) at which the holders of these Bursaries perform for the rest of the College. This term’s performers are Lukas Saul, Alice Harpole, Sam Ainsworth, Teddy Truneh and Emily Bacharach.

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
The Dome, Murray Edwards College

Description:
This Orchestra draws players from Churchill and our neighbouring Colleges, and this term will be performing in the Dome at Murray Edwards College. Sophie Fennerty (Murray Edwards) and Joe Donlan (Churchill) will conduct Rossini’s Barber of Seville overture, Vaughan Williams’s Mystical Songs (soloist Adrian Ball), Bizet’s L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1 and Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”).

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Start: 19:15
End: 20:15

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
This is a special event in the Recital Room to raise funds for Churchill Music Society by recent Churchill music graduate James Brady (trumpet/flugelhorn), current Churchill graduate music student Karys Orman (baritone saxophone) and current Trinity undergraduate Chris McMurran (piano). The three currently play together in Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra but are also keen classical musicians, and will combine both sides in this special recital. Pieces will range from Bach to original jazz compositions. This is guaranteed to be a colourful and unusual recital. Tickets £5/£3 on the door.

Sunday, March 10, 2013
Start: 17:45
End: 19:00

Venue:
The Chapel at Churchill College

Description:
Music for the term’s Chapel services will end with Herbert Howells’s powerful setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis for Gloucester Cathedral (1946) and other choral gems by Rachmaninov and Purcell. The organ voluntaries will be by 20th century French organist-composer Jean Langlais.

Monday, March 11, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
First-year music undergraduate Jon Schranz takes over as Director of the College Choir for the calendar year 2013. Under Jon’s baton, the Choir will sing works by Tavener, Byrd, Bortniansky, Rachmaninov and Hawkins.
Tickets £2 on the door. Free refreshments after the concert.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Start: 18:00
End: 20:00

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
The Centre for Intercultural Musicology at Churchill College is delighted to present a concert on 23 April 2013, 6pm, Recital Room, Churchill College featuring an exciting evening of traditional and new music written for the gamelan, tabla, Western and Chinese instruments.
It will be presented by members of the Cambridge Gamelan Group, Southbank Gamelan Players and Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra. The programme includes contemporary gamelan compositions by Richard Causton and Robert Campion as well as the premiere of 'Talatricks' by Valerie Ross.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:00

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Churchill provides Music Bursaries to students to help them pursue private instrumental or vocal training. This is the second of two concerts in the Recital Room (the other being in the Easter term) at which the holders of these Bursaries perform for the rest of the College. This term’s performers are Megan McGregor, Emmy Bacharach, Moira Cox, Adrian Ball, Alastair Kwan and Jasper Lee.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Martin Hughes and Philip Jenkins return to the Recital Room for an epic voyage through the violin and piano sonatas of Mozart, Debussy and Brahms.
Philip Jenkins is a distinguished solo pianist and teacher, currently based at the Guildhall School. He was appointed a Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in 1974 and was later Head of Keyboard Studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama for seventeen years.
Martin Hughes is an equally accomplished violinist, and his performances have featured both in CD recordings and in BBC radio and television productions. He was Head of Strings at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama for five years and is currently Head of Strings at the Bedford School.
The works covered in this term's recital are as follows:
Mozart Sonata in C, K296
Debussy Sonata
Brahms Sonata in G, Op.78
Tickets on the door for £5 (£2 for students).

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Start: 17:30
End: 18:00

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
Churchill Choir's Easter Term concert is happening next Wednesday May 15th at 5:30pm in the Recital Room. What better excuse to live it up a bit in Exam term than to go to a short half hour concert before dinner?
Includes performances of:
Whitacre - A Boy and a Girl
Brewer - Meguru
Sh-boom - Simms (as heard in both Clue and Cars)
Baba Yetu - Tin (Theme of Civilization 4)
Shouldn't last more than half an hour.
Conducted by Jon Schranz
£1 entry with free wine afterwards.

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