James Gilchrist, tenor & Anna Tilbrook, piano
25 February, 8pm
“This is an exceptionally fine performance on the part of both singer and pianist.” Gramophone
This Thursday sees the welcome return of pianist Anna Tilbrook and tenor James Gilchrist, a former choral scholar of King’s College Choir. The acclaimed duo have worked together since 1997 and have made a series of highly praised recordings. At the Old Divinity School they will perform Leiderkreis, Op.39 and Dichterliebe, Op.48 by Schumann and Songs of Travel by Vaughan Williams.
At the Old Divinity School, St John’s College
Tickets: £6 students
Tickets available online, on the door or call 01223 748100
The deadline for applications to be on the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert Series Committee for 2016-17 is approaching this Friday!
If you enjoy attending concerts and would like to find out more about how they are run, don’t miss the opportunity to become involved in Cambridge’s most prestigious lunchtime concert series. Taking place every Tuesday at 13.10 in West Road Concert Hall, these 45-minute recitals showcase the University’s finest musical talent, offering a diverse range of repertoire and regularly attracting a large audience. The committee is a small, hardworking team, responsible for organising the concerts in advance as well as ensuring that everything runs smoothly on the day. Becoming involved with CULC is a particularly good chance to develop skills in the area of arts management and administration.
There are four roles to apply for, each with varying levels of commitment:
Front of House Manager
Please see the attached document for job descriptions.
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, stating which role you would like to apply for, to Helen McKeown (email@example.com) by 5pm on Friday 26 February. If you are applying for the role of President, the cover letter should include two suggestions of concert programmes which you think would be suitable for CULC and would attract large audiences. The new President will shadow the current President during Easter term.
WRITING/CARTOONING OPPORTUNITY: “The Porter’s Log” (https://www.facebook.com/theporterslog/?fref=ts) An exciting opportunity has opened up to produce content for this new media start-up which has had critics raving “I think I saw it on my newsfeed”. Salary: Uncompetitive. Requirements: Must be expecting 1st Class Degree or lower. Desired qualities: Misanthropy, infantile sense of humour. Favourite colour: Burnt sienna. Journalistic experience: None necessary. Send a sample of your best satirical writing or a cartoon about life in Cambridge to firstname.lastname@example.org
You're are cordially invited to attend MEDFEST 2016 on Saturday 27th February 19:00-21:30 in the Ramsden Room at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. http://www.caths.cam.ac.uk/about-us/visiting-college  For those of you who haven't attended before, MEDFEST is a medically themed film festival run by UK psychiatry trainees and sponsored by the Royal College of Psychiatry. http://medfest.co.uk/  Every Spring, medical schools around the UK and Ireland hold evening events. A selection of short films, clips and animations are shown and discussed by distinguished panellists in conjunction with audience comments. The dual aims of MedFest are to increase interest in psychiatry and to inspire people through film. Entrance is open to everyone who would like to attend and we would encourage your support to fuel discussion and enthuse the next generation of Psychiatrists. There will a selection of free snacks and drinks prior to the event and further refreshments during intermission. A certificate of attendance will be provided. This years theme is 'FRAMING TRAUMA: CONFLICT AND MEDICINE'. The evening with consider the depiction of trauma in film and its relationship with healthcare and medicine. We will encourage audience reflection on the impact of conflict in a variety of contexts on both physical and mental well being. We will also discuss the role of both medicine and mental health care in these situations as well as considering positive coping mechanisms and resilience in face of difficulties. Our panellists are: · Dr David Christmas: Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry who is helping lead the further development of Undergraduate Psychiatry teaching at Cambridge University. Dr Christmas has a special interest in Trauma Psychiatry. · Ian Shields OBE: Fellow of Pembroke College with a 32-year RAF career as an aviator and senior leader, reaching the rank of Group Captain. Ian now runs the International Relations course at Anglia Ruskin University and has a special interest in war studies. Ian regularly offers national and local media commentary on breaking news with international security implications. · William Beharrell: Stage 3 Graduate Medical Student who has worked extensively on global development projects in regions affected by conflict in the Middle East prior to studying Medicine. · Dr Konstantinos Ionnidis: General Adult Psychiatrist ST4 and visiting researcher of Cambridge University. Dr Ionnidis has a special interest in medical education and co-organizes the regional MRCPsych Course. He also has a creative interest in film having sound engineered an award winning short film and a piece shown at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013. Dr Ionnidis chaired the Cambridge Medfest Events in 2013 and 2014.
This Week at Christ’s Films // The Lion King– Saturday 5th March – 9pm
At the end of term it’s time for us all the remember the wise words of Timon and Pumbaa and ‘Hakuna Matata’! Join us for a nostalgia filled sing-a-long to the Disney classic The Lion King, reliving childhood memories as we follow the journey of Simba (Matthew Broderick) on his search for identity, as he encounters mild peril in the form of scheming uncle Scar (Jeremy Irons) and finds love in the form of Nala (Moira Kelly).
Singing and fancy dress is definitely encouraged!
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Tickets: £4 for university members
Location: Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College
Find out more about Christ’s Films on our website: http://bit.ly/christsfilms
You are warmly invited to a concert by pianist Martin Roscoe. Last
Thoughts: Schubert, Brahms, Beethoven.
You are welcome to stay for a free glass of wine and to meet the musician.
£10 CH senior members, £15 full price
Want to teach abroad this summer? Want a trip to Kenya? Free in July?
Cambridge Summer Teachers are recruiting staff for their summer school in Nairobi, Kenya.
The summer school is 2 weeks long. Candidates should be available from 8th – 24th July. We provide accommodation and meals, and refund the cost of your flights. Oh, and we take you on Safari.
Undergraduates, graduates, PhD students – all are welcome to apply. We are looking for a mixture of experiences.