• Thursday 9 October 2014
  • NO. 5072
  • VOL. 145

General Notices

Medieval and Modern Languages Board

Sub-faculty of German

Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages and Associated Joint Schools 2014–15

Paper III: the set texts to be studied for commentary are:

(1) Theodor Fontane, Effi Briest (1894/95)

(2) Frank Wedekind, Frühlings Erwachen (1891)

MSc in Clinical Embryology

Research dissertations are to be submitted to the Examination Schools by noon, 14 August 2015.

Visiting Professorships

Medical Sciences

The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor of Cognitive Health Economics on J Simon, BA, BSc, MSc, DPhil, MD, FFPH, for a period of 3 years from 1 October 2014.

Musical and other Events


Musical Society Concerts

The concerts take place at 8.30pm on Sundays in Balliol Hall. Admission free; all welcome. Further information:

19 Oct: Katya Apekisheva (piano); Scarlatti, Grieg, Janáček, Schumann

2 Nov: Smetana Trio; Suk, Smetana, Dvořák

16 Nov: Emma Abbate and Julian Perkins (piano duet); Mozart, Schubert, J C Bach, Dvořák, Dodgson, Debussy

30 Nov: Balliol Members' Concert: members of the Balliol College Musical Society and their friends


For an up-to-date list of the following events, see: or

8pm, 10 Oct: Oxford Camerata 30th Anniversary Concert, chapel. Advance: tickets £12/£5 from or 01865 305305.

1.10pm, 15 Oct: Organ recital: Robin Kimber (St James's, Sussex Gardens, London), chapel

1.30pm, 18 Oct: Austen Piano Trio, Shulman Auditorium

1.10pm, 22 Oct: Organ recital: David Halls (Salisbury Cathedral), chapel

1.30pm, 25 Oct: Vocal recital: Sarah Mansfield, Shulman Auditorium

1.10pm, 29 Oct: Organ recital: Marju Riisikamp (Tallinn), chapel

1.30pm, 1 Nov: Vocal recital: Helena Moore, Shulman Auditorium

1.10pm, 5 Nov: Organ recital: Jevgenija Lisicina (Russia), chapel

1.30pm, 8 Nov: Not One Swan but Three: Mats Lidström, cellist, chapel

8pm, 10 Nov: Fifth Week Blues, Queen's Beer Cellar

1.10pm, 12 Nov: Organ recital: Gabriele Damiani (St Edward's School, Oxford), chapel

1.30pm, 15 Nov: Vocal recital: Bernadette Johns, Shulman Auditorium

1.10pm, 19 Nov: Chamber recital: Richard Moore, organ, and Ellie Lovegrove, trumpet (London), chapel

8pm, 20 Nov: Freshers' concert: Eglesfield Musical Society, chapel

1.10pm, 26 Nov: Organ recital: Peter Shepherd, chapel

1.30pm, 29 Nov: Voice/Harp recital: Erika Madi Jones, Shulman Auditorium

7.30pm, 29 Nov: Choral concert: Queen's College Choir, University Church (Handel's Messiah)

1.10pm, 3 Dec: Organ recital: Benjamin Cunningham, chapel

St Hilda's

The following events will take place at Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's. Tickets from Oxford Playhouse: 01865 305 305 or More information:

JdP Concerts

The following concerts are at 8pm unless otherwise noted.

17 Oct: M@SH Series – Powerplant: Joby Burgess (percussion), Matthew Fairclough (sound design), Kathy Hinde (visual artist)

24 Oct: Steven Isserlis (cello), Kirill Gerstein (piano)

7 Nov (pre-concert talk 7pm): M@SH Series – Futurism Concert: MANIFESTO: Loré Lixenberg (soprano), Federico Reuben (electronics), Aleks Kolkowski (percussion)

8 Nov: M@SH Series – Electronic Music: OSEMP (Oxford/Sennheiser Electronic Music Prize); free

7pm, 30 Nov (interview with Martyn Harry 6.15pm): M@SH Series – Harry Fest: Cavaleri Quartet, Jonathan Powell, Loré Lixenberg

7pm, 10 and 11 Dec: Beethoven Violin Sontatas: Krysia Osostowicz (violin), Daniel Tong (piano)

Family Christmas Pantomime: 'Cinderella Green the Recycling Queen'

14, 18 Dec: 10.30am and 4.30pm

15, 16, 17 Dec: 4.30pm

21, 22 Dec: 10.30am, 2pm and 4:30pm

Family Cushion Concerts

Introducing children and their families to different instruments and styles of music. Concert times: 10am and 11am for under 5s, noon for over 5s.

12 Oct: The violin

16 Nov: The kora

7 Dec: Christmas brass

Moving Music Concerts

For people with dementia and their family, friends and carers, at 11am and 2pm on 4 November with refreshments beforehand. Carers free.