Composer, harper and sound engineer Úna Monaghan presents her compositions, which fuse experimental and Irish traditional music with electronics and improvisation. She uses motion sensor, pitch detection and software patches to perform with harp and computer. Úna’s music has been presented on BBC and RTÉ television and radio, in theatre productions, and at international festivals and conferences. Úna is co-founder of Quiet Music Night, an evening dedicated to performing quiet music of all genres, especially new and experimental music. Úna…Find out more »
Violet Berlin (ITV's Bad Influence) will be in conversation with the talented and prolific Brenda Romero (Wizardry & Jagged Alliance), who is coming to the Centre of Computing History for the evening to talk about her life in gaming and will also be taking part in an audience Q&A session. Brenda is an award winning game designer, artist and Fulbright scholar who entered the video game industry in 1981. As a designer, she has contributed to many seminal titles, including…Find out more »
Beginning with the Under 18s Heat 4 from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm The winners of the three heats and the act that got the loudest audience cheer will be competing to be the Under 18’s Competition Winner and for a place in the Grand Final at the Junction on Friday 27th April. Tickets - Adults : £5.00 in advance £7.00 on the door, under 18s : £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door. Then from 7:00 pm – 11:00…Find out more »
Burwell Belles WI, in partnership with Burwell GP Surgery, raises funds to save lives with an Auction of Promises with TV and Charity Auctioneer, David Palmer. Viewings from 2.00 pm. Promises include a trip in a light aircraft over Cambridge (Marshalls), and a super lunch experience with champagne at the Midsummer House Restaurant. You can also bid to have your family ironing done, your house spring cleaned or to go for a trip up the Lode in canoes or on…Find out more »
Don’t miss out on another exciting opportunity to listen to the wonderful City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra and support CambridgePPF at the same time. The charity will receive half of the proceeds from ticket sales. The performance will include the symphonic poem Tintagel by Arnold Bax, Penderecki’s fascinating Horn Concerto – featuring BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist, Ben Goldscheider – and from the ballet Job: A Masque for Dancing by Vaughan Williams. Tickets - adults £18.00, concessions £16.00,…Find out more »
Conductor - Ian Cobb, with solists Kamillla Dunstan, Richard Pinkstone, Kieran Rayner and Zoe Freedman. Also the Girl Choristers of St. Mary's. Elijah is an oratorio written in 1846. It depicts life of the Biblical prophet, Elijah, taken from the books of First and Second Kings of the Old Testament. This piece was composed in the spirit of Mendelssohn's Baroque predecessors Bach and Handel, whose music he loved. Tickets - £16.00 from Cambridge LIve tickets at 01223 - 357851 or…Find out more »
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