Students in the Media: Cardiff University Chamber Choir

Posted on 23 April 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Cardiff University Chamber Choir featured in this week’s episode of Suzy Klein’s BBC 4 series, Rule Britannia! Music, Mischief and Morals in the 18th Century. Suzy joined in rehearsals of Handel’s Messiah late last year with the Chamber Choir, Swansea Bach Choir, and The Little Baroque Company. The episode is still available on BBC iPlayer – the Messiah
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Third-year extravaganza

Posted on 4 April 2014 by Jessica Kelly

The student-run Music Society organises free Lunchtime Concerts on Thursdays during the academic year to give students opportunities to take to the stage regularly. The concerts give valuable experience to all involved, whether as performers or accompanists. It’s become something of a tradition for final-year undergraduates to give a group performance – an extravaganza as
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Spreading their wings: Cardiff University Operatic Society take flight with Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Posted on 24 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Kate Willetts, 2nd year BA Music As the final week in March approaches, Cardiff University Operatic Society are gearing themselves up to face their biggest challenge to date. After months of planning and hard work, they are taking on Mozart’s classic fairytale The Magic Flute, and they mean business. Over the past three years they have grown
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Students in the Media: Idrissa Camara portrait

Posted on 11 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Interviews with two of our undergraduate students featured in a new BBC Radio 4 documentary this week. The documentary portrait of West African dancer and choreographer Idrissa Camara included his current work as director of Lanyi, the School of Music’s African student dance and drum ensemble. Students Anton-Jari Desai-Paulden (BSc Physics with Music) and Phoebe Greenland
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Unibrass 2014

Posted on 21 February 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Rosemary de Jong, BA Music and English Literature (3rd year)   Saturday 15 February 2014 saw the return of the highly anticipated annual UniBrass competition. The contest, founded in 2011 by pioneering students of Lancaster University, and this year hosted for the first time by the University of Warwick, is the world’s only inter-university brass
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Priscilla Queen of the Desert- Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 7th January 2014

Posted on 16 January 2014 by Jessica Kelly

After a successful three year stint on the London’s west end and a transfer to Broadway, Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s next stop on its UK tour began in Cardiff on Tuesday. Based on the 1994 Australian film, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, starring Terrence Stamp and Hugo Weaving, the musical follows
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Singin’ In The Rain

Posted on 6 December 2013 by Jessica Kelly

Wales Millennium Centre 3rd December 2013 Singin’ In The Rain’s second stop on its nationwide tour landed in Wales Millennium Centre on Tuesday. Direct from its successful stint on the West End, Singin’ In The Rain is based on the 1952 film which tracks the journey from silent to sound films in 1920s’ Hollywood.day night
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