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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

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Below are our most recent music events. If you would like to watch the recordings from previous recitals, please visit our 'Past music events' page.

Recital Series videos

Recital: 24 May 2021 – Cambridge Crossing Borders Recital

Diasporic songs of Belonging: Judeo-Spanish women’s songs
Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz

Women's songs in the vernacular have served for centuries as spaces of intergenerational communication and for the sonic meeting of oral and written knowledge. Paloma Elbaz is one of the world's experts in Judeo-Spanish women's songs and is recognized internationally as a performer of this repertoire.

Recital: 17 May 2021 

Estonian music for violin and piano. Violin – Ella Fraser; Piano – Julia De Luca

Frates Arvo Pärt
The Cock’s Dance Eduard Tubin


Recital: 10 May 2021 

Second-year Music student, Emily Porter, presents a flute recital of pieces inspired by nature, including Messiaen's challenging 'Le Merle Noir'. With Jill Morton on piano.

Night Soliloquy Kent Kennan
Honami Will Offermans
Le Merle Noir Olivier Messiaen

Inter Alios videos

Music & Words: 16 May 2021 – Women's leadership

No Coward Soul is mine By Emily Brontë
Hymne to Christ Imogen Holst, words by John Donne
Cryogenic By Sridala Swami
To my daughter in a red coat  By Anne Stevenson
The Call Gail Randall
Women’s Leadership Dr Jill Armstrong
Progress By Rupi Kaur
We shall walk through the valley Undine Smith-Moore