A FREE annual event for the local community, organised by churchatcastle. There will be two hours of fun activities for all the family and every child will receive an Easter activities book. Refreshments will be available, for which there will be a modest charge. Everyone is welcome.
The K. 239 Chamber Orchestra is a highly regarded, semi-professional chamber orchestra based in Cambridge. This concert will be conducted by Peter Britton, with Kate Clow-leader.
Vaughan Williams ~ Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
Ney Rosauro ~ Concerto for Marimba and Strings. Soloist: Willem Perkins
Mozart ~ Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Elgar ~ Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Tickets can be bought on the door - £15, £10 concessions, £5 students and children
All singers are welcome to come for this day of singing, which will be rehearsed and conducted by Tim Brown. You can obtain a booking form online or by email. The cost is £15 (£5 students). Score copies will be available on the day.
The day's programme is:
Registration at 10 am, Rehearsals 10:30 am to 4 pm (lunchbreak 12:45-2.00 pm), Run-through (with soloists) 4:15-5:00 pm.
Dr. Bill Block will be your guide for this evening travel talk and themed supper. Supper (fish pie and a choice of puddings) will be at 7.00 pm followed by the talk and the price will remain at £10. Tickets are available from Margaret Cooper.
Alison Taylor was County Archaeologist for 21 years and has been Editor and President of Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Publications include archaeological studies of villages in South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge: the Hidden History. Her talk will look at the strategies behind the development of Cambridge Castle, the roles it played in local and national defence, and its long civilian life.
Founded in 2016 at the University of Colorado, the Ajax Quartet is an emerging string quartet comprised of violinists Tom Yaron and Renee Hemsing Patten, violist Mario Rivera, and cellist Eric Haugen. In this recital they are joined by Emil Duncumb, Piano. Currently, they are the graduate quartet-in-residence at the University of Colorado. Tour highlights from the 2017-18 season include a tour to the United Kingdom with engagements in London, Cambridge, and Oxford.
Degas is remembered as a painter, print-maker and photographer but his work as a sculptor remains little known and frequently misunderstood. Dr. Victoria Avery FSA, Keeper, Applied Arts at the Fitzwilliam Museum, will explain how and why Degas made his sculpture in clay, wax and plastilene, and investigate whether Degas would have approved of his heirs having these translated into limited edition bronzes after his death.
An exploratory concert given by Amanda Dean (mezzo soprano) and the St. Augustine’s Singers conducted by Philip Mead. Stunning visual images by leading artists will be accompanied by improvised vocal sounds. Berio’s extraordinary vocal Sequenza 111 will be performed by Amanda, and an evocation of the vocal sounds of cavemen and women will receive its premiere.