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Oxford University Gazette, 29 October 2009: Notices



Harris Manchester College

Eternal Night

One of France's foremost professional choirs, FILIGRANE, will perform a programme of twentieth-century sacred music, with pieces by Eric Whitacre, Francis Poulenc, Urmas Sisask, Benjamin Britten, and Arvo Pärt, at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday, 31 October, in the chapel, Harris Manchester College.

Admission is free, with a retiring collection. Enquiries may be directed to Myles Hartley (telephone: Oxford (2)71006, e-mail:

Mansfield College

The following recitals will be given at 1.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the chapel, Mansfield College. Admission is free.

4 Nov.: ANNA SIDERIS (soprano): vocal recital

11 Nov.: RICHARD PINEL, Assistant Organist, St George's Chapel, Windsor: recital of organ music

18 Nov.: LOUISE WOODGATE (mezzo-soprano): vocal recital

25 Nov.: GINA KRUGER (piano): recital including works by Rachmaninov and Debussy

Queen's College

Choral Services are held as following during full term: Sunday 6.15 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday 6.30 p.m. Organ recitals are held on Wednesdays at 1.10 p.m. during full term.

Eglesfield Musical Society lunchtime recitals are held on Saturdays at 1.30 p.m. during full term.

Further details may be found on the college Web site,

St Anne's College

The following concerts and recitals will be given as shown in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College. Admission is free. Enquiries may be directed to the Director of Music, Dr John Traill (e-mail:

Wed. 4 Nov., 6.15 p.m.: NICOLA BLACKWOOD (mezzo-soprano) and GUY NEWBURY (piano) perform works by Schubert, Brahms, Duparc, and Copland

Wed. 11 Nov., 6.15 p.m.: HENRY WEBSTER (violin), accompanied by PETER MCMULLIN, and KATHERINE TINKER (piano) perform works by Saint-Saëns and Beethoven

Tue. 17 Nov., 1.15 p.m.: LAURA LUCAS (flute), winner of the 2009 Overseas League Competition, and DANIEL SWAIN (piano) perform Poulenc's Sonata for flute and piano

Wed. 2 Dec., 6.15 p.m.: AMY TRESS (violin) and ADAM CROWTHER (piano) perform works by Beethoven and Sarasate

St John's College

Kendrew Chamber Music Concerts

The following Kendrew Chamber Music Concerts will be given at 8.30 p.m. on the days shown in the Auditorium, St John's College. Tickets, in the form of a programme leaflet, will be available from the college lodge, free of charge, ten days before the performance.

Tue. 24 Nov.: COLIN CARR performs Bach cello suites

Sun. 24 Jan.: Violin and piano works by Brahms, Schumann, and Schubert

Sun. 7 Feb.: Concert including piano and clarinet works by Brahms, Delgado, Stravinsky, Schumann, Bernstein, Cage, Saint-Saëns, and Debussy

Mon. 17 May: PASCAL DEVOYON: piano recital including works by Schumann and Chopin

Mon. 14 June: Concert including works for string quartet by Ravel and Schubert

Wolfson College

HARUKO MOTOHASHI (violin) and MASACHI NISHIYAMA (piano) will perform works by Schubert, Cecilia McDowall, Britten, Mozart/Kreisler, and Beethoven, at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday, 1 November, in Wolfson College. Admission costs £5 (concessions £3); proceeds are in aid of the African Medical and Research Foundation.

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Directorship of the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science

ANDREI SERYI, M.SC PH.D Novosibirsk, Fellow-elect of Wolfson College, has been appointed to the directorship of the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science, from 1 August 2010 for an initial period of five years.

Conferment of title. On behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, the Vice-Chancellor has conferred the title of Professor of Accelerator Physics on Dr Seryi.

Conferments of the Title of Visiting Professor

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering on PROFESSOR JIN REN NI, M.SC PH.D Tsinghua University, Beijing, currently Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Water and Sediment Sciences, Beijing University, for three years from 1 November 2009.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Materials on DR SERGEI L. DUDAREV, M.SC PH.D D.SC Moscow, currently Senior Principal Scientific Officer and Materials Modelling Group Leader, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, for three years from 1 November 2009.

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