MagSoc is now accepting applications to conduct our Michaelmas concert, which will take place in West Road Concert Hall on the evening of Wednesday 1st December! The deadline for applications will be 24th September, after which the applications will be circulated and a vote will be held to select the conductor and repertoire for this concert. … Continue reading Applications for the MagSoc Concert Michaelmas 2021 are open!
We're delighted to announce that we will be putting on a series of virtual talks, discussions and events this term, on Thursdays at 8pm. For the full programme of speakers, see below. We'll be updating with more information about the talks closer to the time. Our first talk, The Music of the Stars, was given … Continue reading MagSoc Chorus Zoom Masterclass Series
Welcome back to college, and an especial welcome to our Queens' Freshers! A few notices from MagSoc to help you keep up to date with what music is happening around college this term and how to access musical facilities. Practice Rooms Queens' Practice Rooms are now bookable via an online spreadsheet! (find it under the … Continue reading Music Around College During COVID
The MagSoc Composition Competition Shortlist is out! Congratulations to our finalists: Kate Crellin, Alex Petrosyan and George Foster. Follow the YouTube link below to listen and vote for your favourite composition using the link below by 1st August! the rich musical life of Queens' which belongs to everyone regardless of their chosen subject or musical … Continue reading Composition Competition Finalists Revealed!
**UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE-- 1ST JULY** As a way for us all to continue making music throughout the Easter Term, MagSoc invites all members of Queens’ to submit an original musical composition! The theme of our competition is: Home Deadline for submissions: 1st of July Competition Information We are accepting submissions from every/any genre of music … Continue reading Composition Competition
MagSoc proudly presents their Lent Term concert in West Road Concert Hall, featuring the MagSoc Chorus in Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G major and Lockung, Op. 3 No. 1 by Fanny Hensel; former leader of the NYO, Patrick Bevan, in Bruch Violin Concerto, and concluded by the stunning sounds of Dvorak Symphony from the … Continue reading Lent term 2020 concert: Schubert, Bruch, Dvorak, Hensel
Join us in Queens' College's beautiful chapel for a programme of spell-binding and rarely-performed works by Gustav and Imogen Holst for high voices, harp and chamber strings. Imogen Holst, daughter of Gustav, described the very beginnings of her musical education as dancing around their family home in Cheltenham while her father played the piano. Her … Continue reading The Hickox Consort: Part-Songs of Imogen and Gustav Holst – 30th January
The St. Margaret’s Society of Queens’ (MagSoc) proudly presents their Michaelmas Term concert, returning to West Road Concert Hall on Thursday 5th December for a celebration of late German Romanticism. The concert opens with Anton Bruckner's sublime motet 'Os Justi,' followed by his monumental 'Te Deum.' Described by the composer himself as being "the pride … Continue reading Michaelmas term 2019 concert: Brahms & Bruckner
We are looking for soloists or small groups to perform in our Michaelmas Recital Series in the beautiful Old Hall at Queens'. MagSoc recitals are a great opportunity to perform music of any genre for a supportive Queens' audience, in either Old Hall or the college Chapel. All styles are welcome, with past recitals spanning … Continue reading MagSoc Michaelmas Recital Series 2019