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Thursday 18 May/ West Road Concert Hall/ 8.00pm
Adam Gorb Yiddish Dances
Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Sibelius Karelia Suite
CUMS Concert Orchestra
Cambridge University Wind Orchestra
Jack Bazalgette, Toby Hession conductors
Cambridge University Wind Orchestra and CUMS Concert Orchestra join forces for their final concert of the 2016-17 season.
BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY
Saturday 13 May/ West Road Concert Hall/ 8.00pm
Joy Lisney Thread of the Infinite (World Première)/ Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli/ Beethoven Symphony No.6, ‘The Pastoral’/ Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra/ Thomas Gould violin/director/ Aditya Chander violin/ Wallis Power cello
For their final concert of the 2016-17 Season, CUCO are joined by guest leader Thomas Gould, who will direct the orchestra from the violin. Gould is one of the most exciting British violinists of his generation, described as an artist who “refuses to be defined by a single genre” (The Guardian). He is the Leader of Britten Sinfonia, a pioneering unconducted ensemble.
This dynamic programme, which explores the balance between old and new, opens with the world première of Thread of the Infinite by Joy Lisney (CUMS Composer in Residence 2016-17). This is followed by Tippett’s Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli, a modern chamber work for strings which draws upon Baroque Concerto Grosso structures. The wind and brass will then rejoin the orchestra to perform Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony, a vivid and groundbreaking celebration of the great outdoors.
Tickets: £20, £14, £10
Concessions: £18, £12, £8
Link to online booking: https://www.adcticketing.com/whats-on/concert/beethoven-pastoral-symphony/
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Come join us on May 10 as our Ideas take flight competition finalists in the Social Enterprise, Science & Technology, and the GeoSpock Software streams pitch live on stage for the £5K prize.
Don’t miss your opportunity to meet our keynote speaker Jacyn Heavens, founder and CEO of Epos Now. Jacyn build his electronic point of sale company without the help of external investment and was able to grow it to a valuation of over $90 million in 2016 – a true self-made entrepreneur who will be sharing his story with us.
Moreover, we will be announcing the winners of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year competition, who will each receive a £2.5K cash prize along with a 12-month corporate development apprenticeship.
When: 10th May 2017 at 7pm
Where: Engineering department lecture theatre 0
Psychology Department needs volunteers…
We are looking for healthy adult volunteers, aged 18 and over to take part in a psychology study investigating empathy at the Department of Psychology, Downing Site. The study uses transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) which is a non-invasive, safe technique, frequently used in the areas of cognitive and clinical neuroscience. The study involves two sessions of tDCS (approximately a week apart) and completion of computer task and some questionnaires. You will receive £20 in compensation for your time at the end of the second session
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