Past events

26 March 2015


Cardiff University Symphony Chorus: Rachmaninoff: All-night Vigil ‘Vespers’

19:00 - 20:00
National Museum Cardiff

In the Orthodox Church it is said that the mind should enter the heart. There can be no better illustration of the meaning of this phrase than Rachmaninoff’s sublime setting of the Russian Orthodox all-night vigil, more often referred to as Rachmaninoff’s Vespers.

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"Equal Pay at 45: Where next for women's equality?"

18:15 - 19:00
Hadyn Ellis Building

Reflecting on the work of the UK’s Coalition Government, the Welsh Liberal Democrat peer will explain how a new liberal approach is needed to achieve equality for women.

25 March 2015

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Cardiff Children's Literature Festival: The Welsh Alice

19:00 - 20:00
City Hall

Professor Sioned Davies explores how Alice becomes Alys in 20th century Welsh translations of the children’s classic, Alice’s Adverntures in Wonderland.


Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the 21st Century City

17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

Anna Minton is a writer and journalist and Visiting Professor at the University of East London. She will be talking about her book, ‘Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the 21st century city’ (Penguin 2012).


City of Light: Paris 1900-1950 Explore Day

11:00 - 16:30
School of Music

Dr Caroline Rae and Dr Caroline Potter, series advisors to the Philharmonia Orchestra’s City of Light Festival, lead this day of discovery and exploration of French music from 1900 to 1950.

24 March 2015


City of Light: Paris 1900-1950 – Jane Manning and Caroline Rae with Natalie Raybould (soprano) and Dominic Saunders (piano)

19:00 - 21:00
School of Music

City of Light continues with an evening of discovery focused on Messiaen’s gargantuan song-cycle exploring themes of love and death composed during the dark years of the German Occupation of Paris.

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