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Exciting Term of Events at SES

arts events StamfordThe upcoming term at SES promises to be a particularly exciting one with Foundation lectures from Simon Singh and Levison Wood, a performance from renowned flutist Lisa Nelson and a production of The Taming of the Shrew to name a few.

Flute Recital: Lisa Nelson.

Thursday 21st January 2016, 7pm
Oswald Elliott Hall, Stamford School

Lisa is internationally recognised for her versatility as a flute soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, educator and mentor in performance practices. After working with students in the afternoon, she will demonstrate her vast musical talent through flute and piano performances.

Foundation Lecture: The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets, Simon Singh

Friday 5th February 2016, 7pm
Oswald Elliott Hall, Stamford School

Simon Singh investigates the mathematics that infiltrates The Simpsons in a way that is both accessible and funny. He takes you behind the scenes and makes sense of the complex mathematical jokes that litter the show.

Foundation Lecture: Walking the Himalayas, Levison Wood

Thursday 25th February 2016, 7pm
Oswald Elliott Hall, Stamford School

We are delighted to welcome Levison Wood, a bestselling author, explorer and photographer. This lecture will describe his walk across the Himalaya’s last year which is currently being broadcast on Channel 4. After this lecture Levison will be signing copies of his new book; Walking the Himalayas.

Malcom Sargent Concert

Saturday 5th March 2016, 7.30pm
Peterborough Cathedral

This year’s work is the Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini. Giles Turner, the Director of Music at SES, will conduct a chorus of over 150 singers and there will be a professional orchestra and soloists to commemorate the links between Stamford, Stamford School and the great conductor, Malcolm Sargent. 

The Taming of the Shrew

Wednesday 9th – Friday 11th March, 7.30pm
Oswald Elliott Hall, Stamford School

You can look forward to a retelling of this classic work set in the 1980’s; a world full of Sloane Rangers and Hooray Henrys amidst Madonna Wannabes and Princess Di lookalikes where students in Years 10 – 13 will find the fun, foreplay and frolics that is at the heart of this classic slapstick comedy

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