This calendar lists events associated with Trinity College. Members of College are welcome to add events to it.
|25th Dec 2006||09:00||Chapel||Christmas Day Eucharist|| (Chapel).|
|18th Dec 2006||18:00||Chapel||Family Carol Service||Open to all; families and children are especially welcome. No tickets are needed (Chapel).|
|30th Nov 2006||20:00||Drama||Fleury Christmas Play - Second Performance||ARANEA perform the "Fleury Christmas Play", a dramatic musical retelling of the Christmas story. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear a delightful and little-performed medieval work, complete with shepherds, angels, wise men, and even midwives. Come along to be transported back to the Christmas of centuries ago. £3, £2 (concessions), £1 (TCMS members) (Chapel). TCMS.|
|29th Nov 2006||13:15||Music||A Ceremony of Carols||Trinity College Choir, directed by Stephen Layton, will give a lunchtime recital of Britten’s 'A Ceremony of Carols' on Wednesday 29th November in the Chapel, from 1.15 to 1.45. Admission is free (Chapel).|
|29th Nov 2006||17:30||Academic||Perrott-Warrick Debate||Perrott-Warrick Scholar Dr Rupert Sheldrake and Professor Chris French, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, will debate "DOES TELEPATHY HAPPEN?" Chaired by Professor Simon Blackburn. All are welcome (Old Combination Room).|
|29th Nov 2006||20:00||Music||Trinity College Music Society||Handel, 'Messiah'. The Trinity Singers present a performance of Handel's Messiah, conducted again by their founding director
Howard Leithead (Chapel). Further information about Trinity Singers.
|28th Nov 2006||20:00||Film||Ciné-Club||Soirée Gael García Bernal. 8 pm: EL CRIMEN DEL PADRE AMARO (Carlos Carrera, 2002), starring Gael García Bernal and Ana Claudia Talancón. 10 pm: DIARIOS DE MOTOCICLETA (Walter Salles, 2004), starring Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo de la Serna and Mercedes Morán [Both films will be in Spanish, with English subtitles]. Entrance is free and wine will be served at the interval. Please contact amw56 for more details or to be added to the mailing list (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).|
|28th Nov 2006||20:00||Drama||Fleury Christmas Play - First Performance||ARANEA perform the "Fleury Christmas Play", a dramatic musical retelling of the Christmas story. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear a delightful and little-performed medieval work, complete with shepherds, angels, wise men, and even midwives. Come along to be transported back to the Christmas of centuries ago. £3, £2 (concessions), £1 (TCMS members) (Chapel). TCMS.|
|27th Nov 2006||20:00||Societies||Trinity College Literary Society - Kelvin Everest||Kelvin Everest will be giving the talk 'Editing Shelley', drawing on his own extensive experience with editing and critiquing English Romanticism. This event is run by the Trinity College Literary Society and will be held in the Junior Parlour; all welcome. Further details.|
|26th Nov 2006||18:15||Chapel||Advent Carol Service||Doors open to ticket-holders (queuing towards the Hall) at 5.30. If you do not have a ticket, you may join the separate queue (towards the Great Gate), for which doors open around 5.50 (Chapel).|
|25th Nov 2006||19:30||Music||Trinity College Music Society||Handel Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" & Dvorak Symphony No. 9 "From the New World". The Trinity Players return with two orchestral favourites, this time under the baton of Lewis Reynolds and Michael Phillips. With a programme of Haydn's 94th Symphony and the ever-popular Dvorak symphony from the New World, the evening will undoubtedly surprise and impress (Chapel). TCMS.|
|23rd Nov 2006||20:00||Music||Trinity College Music Society||OCR Chamber Recital - Howell Piano Quartet. Jess Thomas, Jess Wallington, Liz Jameson, and Nadanai Laohakunakorn return for the second short recital of term, this time with the Howells A minor Piano Quartet and the beautiful Brahms G major violin sonata. This concert will be performed in the atmospheric Old Common Room, and promises to be a wonderful evening of great chamber music (Old Combination Room). TCMS.|
|22nd Nov 2006||20:00||Music||Trinity College Music Society||Piano Duets - Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. Lewis Reynolds, Andrew Lim, and Adam Smyth present an exciting programme of
pieces arranged for four hands, including Schubert's much-loved "Fantasia in F minor" and Stravinsky's arrangement of his "Rite of Spring". A unique and memorable concert - not to be missed! (Chapel). TCMS.
|21st Nov 2006||17:30||Academic||Gates Distinguished Lecture||Professor James Weinstein will deliver the last lecture of term for the Gates Distinguished Lecture Series entitled "Hate Speech and Democracy: A Comparative View". The lecture will begin at 6pm and will be preceded by a wine and drinks reception. Professor Weinstein is a Visiting Fellow of Trinity College and Amelia Lewis Professor of Constitutional Law at Arizona State University (Old Combination Room).|
|21st Nov 2006||20:00||Film||Ciné-Club||Soirée Michel Gondry. 8pm: Mélange of shorts and music clips. SHORTS: "La lettre" (1998, about 13 mins). "Pecan Pie", starring Jim Carrey (2004, about 1.30 mins). "Drumb and Drumber" (about 1.15 mn). MUSIC CLIPS: "Le Mia", IAM (1993, 4 mins). "Bachelorette", Bjork (1997, 5 mins). "Around the World", Daft Punk (1997, 4 mins). "Let Forever Be", Chemical Brothers, (1999).
9:30 pm: ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (2004, 108 mins). Entrance will be free and wine will be served at the interval. Please contact amw56 for more details or to be added to our mailing list (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).
|15th Nov 2006||17:00||Academic||Centre for History and Economics Seminar||Caitlin Anderson (Trinity): 'British Consular Intervention and Legal Pluralism: Buenos Aires, 1825-1875'. The Seminar Room, CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.|
|14th Nov 2006||16:55||Academic||What Makes a Soldier? And What Does Not?||Lees Knowles Lectures on Military Science (2006): Mr Ben Shephard will give his fourth Lees Knowles Lecture on the subject of 'The place of the veteran'. All are welcome; entry is free, without ticket. Mill Lane Lecture Rooms. Further details.|
|14th Nov 2006||20:00||Fellows||Spouses' Dinner|
|14th Nov 2006||20:00||Film||Ciné-Club||This week's session of the ciné-club will be dedicated to Russian cinema. We will be showing: (1) BRONENOSETS POTYOMKIN (The Battleship Potemkin), Sergei
Eisenstein (1925). Duration: 66 mins. (2) ZERKALO (Mirror), Andrei Tarkovsky (1975). Film duration: 108 mins. As ever, entrance is free and wine will be served at the interval.
Please see below for synopses, and please note the EARLIER START of the second film, due to its shorter duration (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).
|12th Nov 2006||21:00||Music||Trinity College Music Society||Master's Lodge Fresher's Concert. This annual fixture on our calendar promises to be a wonderful informal evening of music provided by new and upcoming musicians of Trinity College, set in the stunning surroundings of the Master's Lodge. Feel free to bring along a cushion to sit on! [Tickets are free to TCMS members.]. TCMS.|
|12th Nov 2006||21:00||Academic||Arts and Humanities Graduate Symposium||The annual Graduate Symposium is a unique opportunity for graduate students in Trinity to present their work to their peers and to other members of the College, and to meet and be inspired by other researchers in the arts and humanities (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Symposium Website.|
|11th Nov 2006||20:00||Music||Rachmaninov Vespers||Stephen Layton directs the Holst Singers in a liturgical performance. Admission free; retiring collection (Chapel).|
|9th Nov 2006||17:30||Academic||History of the Book Seminar||Kelvin Everest (Liverpool), 'The Composition and Publication History of Shelley's Adonais'. Shelley's elegy on Keats, Adonais, published in 1821, is one of the most difficult and controversial works of English Romanticism. This paper considers aspects of the poem's composition and its early textual transmission to address some central features of the poem's difficulty. Firstly, Shelley's method of composition can be inferred from evidence in the surviving manuscript materials, and brought into relation with questions of dating, influence, and intention. Secondly, although the textual history is by Shelleyan standards relatively straightforward, detailed consideration of variant readings in the early editions produces a stemmatic analysis of surprising and puzzling complexity. Finally, one episode in the poem's early printed history may have a significant bearing on the famous stanzas in which Shelley offers a self-portrait which has attracted much hostile commentary, and which has had an influence on the cultural significance of Shelley as a type of the idealist Romantic poet (Allhusen Room).|
|8th Nov 2006||20:00||Music||Trinity College Music Society||OCR Chamber Recital - Mozart and Beethoven In the first of two short recitals in the OCR this term, Jess Thomas (violin), Jess Wallington (viola), Liz Jameson (cello), and Nadanai Laohakunakorn (piano), a newly formed IAS piano quartet, present the famous Mozart G minor Piano Quartet in this intimate space. The programme will also include a performance of the Beethoven C minor violin sonata (Old Combination Room). TCMS.|
|7th Nov 2006||16:55||Academic||What Makes a Soldier? And What Does Not?||Lees Knowles Lectures on Military Science (2006): Mr Ben Shephard will give his third Lees Knowles Lecture on the subject of 'Women and the military'. All are welcome; entry is free, without ticket. Mill Lane Lecture Rooms. Further details.|