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Sir Mark Elder conducts Cambridge University Orchestra

Cambridge University Orchestra, the premier student orchestra in Cambridge, perform a stunning programme in King's College Chapel under guest conductor Sir Mark Elder. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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MagSoc Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Thu 30 November

West Road Concert Hall

The St. Margaret’s Society of Queens’ (MagSoc) proudly presents their Michaelmas Term concert, an all-Handel programme conducted by Jack Spencer.

MagSoc Symphony Orchestra open the concert with the stirring overture to Handel’s ‘Occasional Oratorio’ and his engaging Organ Concerto in F major, nicknamed ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale’ for its bird-song motifs.

Whilst ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale’ is certainly the most popular of his organ concertos, Handel’s most famous choral work is undoubtedly his oratorio: ‘Messiah’. MagSoc Symphony Orchestra will be joined by MagSoc Chorus for a rousing rendition of Part I of this tremendous work, ending with the ‘Hallelujah’ chorus.

Handel Overture to the Occasional Oratorio
Handel Organ Concerto no.13 in F major: 'The Cuckoo and the Nightingale'
Handel Messiah: Part I & the ‘Hallelujah’ Chorus

Cost: £12 (standard), £10 (concessions), £5 (students), and free for current students at Queens’ College Cambridge

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Booking is optional.

Tickets available online from November, or on the door (cash only)

Enquiries: MagSoc Website Telephone: Phone booking not available

Timing

All times

Thu 30 November 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Venue

Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9DP
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Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184
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