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«December 08, 2012 - December 08, 2013»
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Start: 14:30
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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.

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Start: 19:30
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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.

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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).

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Start: 19:30
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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.

02 / 17
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.

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Start: 21:00
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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.

02 / 23
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.

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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.

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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”).

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Start: 19:15
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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.

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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.

03 / 11
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.

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Start: 18:00
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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.

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Start: 19:30
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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.

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Start: 19:30
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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).

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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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Start: 17:30
End: 18:30

Venue:
The Chapel at Churchill College

Description:
The Centre for Intercultural Musicology at Churchill College and the Churchill Music Society are delighted to present 'Synergies', a flute, organ and electronics concert performed by Dr Jean Penny and Dr Andrew Blackburn (Visiting Fellows, Commonwealth Creativities in Intercultural Arts Network, University of Cambridge) and Edward Lilley (Organ Scholar, Churchill College). The concert will feature compositions by Jeremy
Thurlow, Jeanne Demessieux, Isaiah Lee, Robert Casteels, Mark Gotham and Valerie Ross.
All are welcome; there is no admission charge.
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PROGRAMME
Performers: Jean Penny (flute), Andrew Blackburn (electronics, organ),
Edward Lilley(organ)
'Synergies II: Reflection and Trajection' for
flute and electronics (Valerie Ross)
'Luce se vivace' for flute and organ (Jeremy Thurlow)
'Prelude et Fugue en Ut' for organ (Jeanne Demessieux)
'Echo of the Core' for flute (Chie-Tsang Isaiah Lee)
'Dayang Sampan, transcreation' for organ (Robert Casteels)
'[0148]' for organ (Mark Gotham)
'Synergies III: Rasa of Time' for flute and organ (Valerie Ross) (1st Performance)

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Start: 19:30
End: 20:15

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
The newest cohort of Churchillians perform works of their own choice in the Recital Room.
The programme will be:
Beethoven - Sonata No. 8 Pathétique, Mvmt III (Matt Lewsley, piano)
Gershwin - The Man I Love (Sean Telford, piano)
Gluck - O Del Mio Dolce Ardor (Tom Ainge, baritone)
Barber - Sure on This Shining Night (Tom Ainge, baritone)
Rachmaninov - Prélude Op. 3 Nr.2 (Joachim Hanna, piano)
Free refreshments will be served afterwards.

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Start: 20:00
End: 23:00

Venue:
The Bar at Churchill College

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.

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Start: 19:30
End: 20:30

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:

Jessica Lawrence-Hares is an American mezzo-soprano. She has experience in recital, opera and oratorio, and is coming to Churchill's Recital Room for what will no doubt be an exciting and dynamic performance.
American mezzo-soprano Jessica Lawrence-Hares received her BM magna cum laude and her MM in voice performance from Boston University. Operatic roles include Mercedes (Carmen) and Nicklaus (Hoffmans Erzählungen) with the Komische Kammeroper München, and Lady with a Hat Box (Postcard from Morocco) and the Sea (Before Night Falls) with the Boston University Opera Institute. She has been featured soloist in performances of Aaron Copland's In the Beginning and the Mozart Requiem in the Boston area.
Performance will include:
Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Barber - Op 13
Ravel - Deux épigrammes de Clément Marot
www.jessicalawrencehares.com
Tickets £6/£3
Please contact Moira Cox (music.sizar@chu.cam.ac.uk) for tickets.

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Start: 19:30
End: 21:00

Venue:
The Chapel at Churchill College

Description:
A complete performance of Part I of Handel's Messiah by Churchill's College and Chapel Choirs and Orchestra on the Hill in the Chapel at Churchill College.
Programme:
Rossini La Cenerentola Overture
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Handel Messiah (Part 1)
Soloists TBA
Conductor Jon Schranz
Conductor Mark Gotham
Continuo Edward Lilley
£10, £5 (students/concessions)
Contact Moira Cox (music.sizar@chu.cam.ac.uk)
for tickets

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Start: 19:30
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A performance by our very own second year Musician, Jon Schranz (tenor), featuring English songs by Quilter, Britten and others.

Free of charge.

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Start: 19:30
End: 20:15

Venue:
Recital Room, Churchill College

Description:
The College Choir, led by second-year Musician Jon Schranz, presents its termly concert in the Recital Room. As ever, the repertoire will be wide-ranging, including works by Aguiar, Tavener and Handel.
Free cheese and wine afterwards.

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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 include, amongst others, work by Bach and Britten. Free mulled wine and mince pies will be served in Chapel after the service.

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