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September 2014

danceroom Spectroscopy

September 4 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come play in this interactive, multi-award winning installation rooted at the interface of interactive chemical physics, real-time supercomputing, digital art, and education. danceroom Spectroscopy (dS) interprets visitors as energy fields, allowing you to influence both sound and image using your movement.  Visit the danceroom Spectroscopy (dS) website.

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TEDMED in partnership with Stanford Medicine

September 10 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

We are delighted to share with you that Stanford Medicine will be a co-sponsor for the first-ever TEDMED bicoastal conference September 10 – 12 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.  Stanford Medicine has secured a special rate, $1000 off the ticket price, which also bypasses the usual application process.  This invigorating three-day experience is carefully designed to challenge the current worldview and provide you with fresh insights from inside and outside the world of medicine.  TED-style stage talks, a showcase of…

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Robert Frank in America

September 10 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

This major exhibition of 130 photographs will illuminate and present—for the very first time—Frank’s extensive work from the 1950s that surrounded his legendary work, The Americans. Drawn from the Cantor’s substantial collection and complemented by other key loans, the exhibition sheds new light on the making of The Americans and on this influential artist. Robert Frank in America opens a door to a rich body of work largely unknown more than half a century after it was made. In 1955…

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Drama of Heaven and Earth: The Theatrical Traditions of Japan

September 17 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. Noh’s later popularity with the ruling shogunate enabled kabuki theater, which came out of the raucous atmosphere of the pleasure quarters, to flourish during the Edo period (1615–1868). This exhibition of 25 works presents masks, prints, ceramics, and other visual materials associated with the dramatic arts of Noh, kabuki, kyogen, bugaku, and kagura, demonstrating the parallel trajectories of…

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Robert Frank Thursday Tours

September 18 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Public tours of special exhibition, Robert Frank in America will begin one week after its opening. This exhibition of 125 photographs sheds new light on the making of influential photographer Robert Frank’s provocative book, The Americans. Frank traveled the nation between 1955 and 1956 for this project. His images document subjects such as Hollywood (seen both from within the studio and from the fans’ perspective) and the Ford Motor Company plant in Detroit, while probing social issues such as politics, race, religion, and…

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NSO 2014 Showcase: Why Perform?

September 19 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

NSO 2014 SHOWCASE: WHY PERFORM? DIRECTED BY GIGI OTALVARO Stanford TAPS welcomes the Class of 2018! Join us for our NSO showcase, featuring theater, dance, improv, musical performances, and more by Stanford students. Learn about our upcoming auditions and events, and more ways you can get involved in the performing arts on campus! For more information, click here.

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Robert Frank Weekend Tours

September 20 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Public tours of special exhibition, Robert Frank in America will begin one week after its opening. This exhibition of 125 photographs sheds new light on the making of influential photographer Robert Frank’s provocative book, The Americans. Frank traveled the nation between 1955 and 1956 for this project. His images document subjects such as Hollywood (seen both from within the studio and from the fans’ perspective) and the Ford Motor Company plant in Detroit, while probing social issues such as politics, race, religion, and…

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Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

September 21 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Two of contemporary music’s most commanding and creative instrumentalists open the season with a thrilling night of duets. Both multiple Grammy Award winners and recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, double bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile are virtuoso improvisers and composers, equally fluent playing jazz, Bach, and Americana, as well as writing concerti and bluegrass tunes. They played with Yo-Yo Ma and fiddler Stuart Duncan on the 2011 Grammy Award-winning The Goat Rodeo Sessions.

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Cantor is now open six days a week!

September 22 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Visit on Mondays! The Cantor Arts Center is now open six days a week. Closed Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day, but open all other holidays Wednesday through Monday.  

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Robert Huw Morgan, organ

September 26 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, University Organist, presents the program The Glories of the French Baroque featuring Messe pour les Couvents by François Couperin. This year, Memorial Church’s free organ recitals celebrate the 30th year of the Fisk-Nanney organ.

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ARTS OPEN HOUSE: CELEBRATING THE ANDERSON COLLECTION

September 27 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the expansion of Stanford’s Arts District at a community open house. Begin by viewing the newly opened Anderson Collection, a museum housing 121 modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures by 86 American artists while enjoying live music by Stanford students. During the evening, the Bourbon Kings Brass Band will lead parades down Museum Way to Bing Concert Hall, where a patio party with the Marcus Shelby Quartet awaits. Enjoy the music of Coltrane, Monk, Mingus, and more as you…

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University Public Worship: Multifaith Celebration of Spiritual Life at Stanford

September 28 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Experience the varied contributions that spiritual and religious traditions can add to your Stanford education. Enjoy the music of Stanford Taiko, Stanford Talisman, the Memorial Church Choir and University Organist, Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, as well as inspiring thoughts offered by guest speaker.

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Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté

September 28 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

One of Africa’s greatest musicians, Toumani Diabaté is the Malian master of the kora, the 21-string West African harp whose shimmering tones have been plucked by generations of griots, or cultural storytellers. The innovative Diabaté simultaneously plays bass, rhythm, and melody, making mesmerizing Malian music flavored with American soul. His collaborators have included Taj Mahal, Björk, and the late Ali Farka Touré, with whom he won the 2005 Grammy Award for In the Heart of the Moon. Sidiki Diabaté joins his father Toumani for this special…

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All Tomorrow’s Parties

September 30 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Department of Art & Art History and the Gallery Committee for the Stanford Art Gallery would like to congratulate the 23 student artists who were selected for All Tomorrow’s Parties, a juried exhibition mounted in the Stanford Art Gallery from September 30 - December 7, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, October 3 from 5 – 7PM.  Students represent 18 majors from around the university, and their media vary from prints to photographs, and sculpture to multimedia installation.  This past winter…

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October 2014

Spotlight on Art

October 1 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

First Wednesday of the month, October to May, starting at noon.Listen to graduate students in the Department of Art & Art History give free gallery talks about objects in our collection. For the 2014-2015 academic year, Spotlight on Art talks will occur on the dates below. Speakers and topics coming soon! October 1, 2014 November 5, 2014 December 3, 2014 January 7, 2015 February 4, 2015 March 4, 2014 April 1, 2015 May 6, 2015

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CCRMA Transitions

October 1 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

CCRMA Transitions features two evenings of live-electronic performances, mixed-media instrumental works, laptop/mobile ensembles, tape pieces, intermedia works – in short, any electronic musical form — submitted by members of the greater CCRMA and Stanford communities and beyond, presented in 16.6 channel sound under the stars at CCRMA’s courtyard.

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Dave Eggers In Conversation with Tobias Wolff

October 2 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Stanford Humanities Center’s Marta Sutton Weeks Lecture- Join Dave Eggers, author of the cautionary tale The Circle, and Stanford professor Tobias Wolff as they discuss privacy in the digital age and the craft of writing. Eggers is the author of ten books, including Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?, and A Hologram for the King, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He is the founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco…

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Emmylou Harris

October 2 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A 13-time Grammy Award winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Emmylou Harris has worked as a singer and songwriter for more than 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her talents to countless fellow artists’ recordings. In recognition of her remarkable career, Harris was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008. This year, she and songwriter Rodney Crowell won a Grammy in the Americana category for their album Old Yellow Moon. 

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CCRMA Transitions

October 2 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

CCRMA Transitions features two evenings of live-electronic performances, mixed-media instrumental works, laptop/mobile ensembles, tape pieces, intermedia works – in short, any electronic musical form — submitted by members of the greater CCRMA and Stanford communities and beyond, presented in 16.6 channel sound under the stars at CCRMA’s courtyard.

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Flowers of the Czech: Music from Prague

October 3 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Featuring Martina Kociánová, mezzo-sopranoSara Bukovska, pianistOldřich Vlček, violinist Concert of well-known arias for soprano solo. In the first part, attendees will have an opportunity to hear compositions of great Czech composers such as A. Dvořák, B. Smetana. L. Janáček and B. Martinů. The second part of the concert will commemorate Czech music tradition by performing numerous Czech and Moravian folk songs. Preview of the program: A.Dvořák : Sonata for the violing and piano (Sonatina pro housle a klavír)A.Dvořák : Rusalka, aria Witch (Rusalka, árie Ježibaby…

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Kronos Quartet

October 5 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

One of the most influential and celebrated groups of our time, the Kronos Quartet returns to Bing Concert Hall with an adventurous and far-ranging program. In its game- changing 41-year career, the Grammy-winning quartet has commissioned, recorded, and championed hundreds of new works by the world’s most illustrious composers and has collaborated with artists as varied as Laurie Anderson, Tom Waits, and Wu Man. Kronos continues opening new musical doors and reimagining the string quartet experience.  Program to include the…

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

October 5 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Aural Architecture Seminar with Ruth Webb

October 6 5:15 pm - 8:05 pm

As both a forum open to the public and a course offering academic credit to Stanford students (ARTH208C/408C, cross-listed with Classics, Music, Religious Studies, and CREEES), this year-long seminar explores the creation and operations of sacred space in Byzantium by focusing on the intersection of architecture, acoustics, music, and ritual.  The goal is to develop a new interpretive framework for the study of aural architecture and religious experience.  Leading scholars from the US and abroad will present their current research…

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Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous October 2014

October 9 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The agenda includes presentations from four artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors, scholars of art/science projects, news from the audience and time for casual socializing/networking. Presenters include: Andrea Stevenson Won (Stanford’s Communication Dept) on “The Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab” Margot Knight (Djerassi Resident Artists Program) on “Scientific Delirium Madness” Maria McVarish (Stanford/ Modern Thought and Literature) on “Mapping the Uncharted: Non-Cartesian Spaces” Patricia Lange (California College of the Arts) on “Evaluating Techno-Aesthetics in Video” Location: Li Ka Shing Center for…

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Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra – Program 1

October 9 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Steven Isserlis, Mozart, and Haydn Stanford’s fruitful partnership with the renowned period-instrument orchestra continues for a third season with three rich programs of Baroque and Classical music, performed with a matchless mix of historical authenticity and dynamic verve. Three eminent soloists join the orchestra for this bountiful series: British violoncellist Steven Isserlis, German countertenor Andreas Scholl, and British violinist Rachel Podger, playing an all-Vivaldi program.  Program: Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B-flat Major, K. 319 Boccherini: Concerto No. 7 in…

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NOON CONCERT: Excelsa Quartet

October 10 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

The St. Lawrence String Quartet welcomes Excelsa Quartet as the next visiting ensemble for their Emerging String Quartet Program. Excelsa Quartet was formed in January of 2009 at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. The Quartet has had the honor of working with the Guarneri Quartet, St. Lawrence String Quartet, Roger Tapping (Takács Quartet), David Takeno, Martha Strongin Katz (Cleveland Quartet), Lucy Chapman and world renowned conductor Benjamin Zander. They have also collaborated with the Miami String Quartet and with composers…

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

October 12 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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A Reading by Allan Gurganus, Part of the Lane Lecture Series

October 13 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Along with Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, Gurganus’s works include White People, (Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Pen-Faulkner Finalist) as well as the novel Plays Well With Others. His most recent story collection, Local Souls, was published in 2013. Gurganus’s short fiction appears in the New Yorker, Harper’s and other magazines. His stories have been honored by the O’Henry Prize Stories, Best American Stories, and The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction. Gurganus was a recent John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. His novella Blessed Assurance: A Moral Tale, from White People, has become part of…

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Windhover Tuesday Tours

October 14 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover Contemplative Center, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the “Windhover” paintings by Nate Oliveira featured in the building.

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Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert

October 14 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Harmony For Humanity Stanford’s prized ensemble-in-residence, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, curates the musical program for our annual free concert celebrating the life of Daniel Pearl, the Stanford graduate, violinist, and Wall Street Journal reporter who was slain in Pakistan in 2002. The quartet and other Music Department faculty and students will perform music intended to promote the kind of cross-cultural understanding and tolerance that Pearl sought and that is the mission of the Daniel Pearl Foundation.  Program J.S. Bach: Ich…

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Daumier on Art and the Theatre

October 15 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

After 1840, Honoré Daumier (France, 1808–1879) made numerous prints for the popular press that deal with art theory, the public reception of painting, and the performing arts. With sharp wit and a keen understanding of the complexities of modern life, Daumier turned his critical eye on the artists, musicians, dancers, and singers in the spotlight as well as their audience in these insightful and charming images. This installation contains roughly 16 prints and one drawing, all by Daumier.

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Shop, Gallery, Studio: The Art World in the 17th and 18th Centuries

October 15 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

During the 17th and 18th centuries, European artists increasingly rendered in prints and drawings the new and traditional spaces in which people could view, buy, and converse about art. The images in this installation depict different sites in the rapidly evolving art world—some real and some more imaginary—where art was created, displayed for the public, sold, or discussed. This installation also examines the ways in which the social identities of the professional artist and the serious connoisseur manifest within these…

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Janaki Bakhle: “Poetry as the Archive of the Popular”

October 15 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1883-1966) was India’s most infamous revolutionary “terrorist,” dubbed an anarchist as a student by the British colonial police, a Hindu nationalist who penned the tract “Essentials of Hindutva” (1922) and is best known for his implication in the assassination of M.K. Gandhi.  Savarkar’s prose has been dissected for its’ fascist under and overtones, his political career has been examined as the foundation for “Hindu fundamentalism”, and of all the figures who populate the history of Indian nationalism…

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Film Screening: Robert Frank, “Cocksucker Blues”

October 15 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

93 minutes Don’t miss this rare screening of Cocksucker Blues, an unreleased documentary film directed by the still photographer Robert Frank chronicling The Rolling Stones’ “American Tour 1972″ in support of their album “Exile on Main St.” The screening occurs in conjunction with the Cantor Arts Center’s special exhibition, Robert Frank in America. Introduction by Peter Galassi, Chief Curator of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) from 1991-2011. Recommended for ages 18 and older for sexual content, violence, and drug use. Co-sponsored by…

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Studio Lecture Series with Sam Durant

October 16 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

1904 to 1979: aesthetics, world war, anti-colonial struggle, psychoanalysis, Surrealism and the Nonaligned Movement Sam Durant will discuss his current work that links a multitude of forces unleashed during the first half of the 20th century.  His project links the development of psychoanalysts and surrealism to anti-colonial struggle and the ways in which “third world” surrealists opened new paths for a political imaginary in the search of freedom.  Durant’s project invokes historian Robin Kelley’s work linking surrealism to the struggle for…

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Dan Zane & Friends

October 18 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The biggest name in American family music, Dan Zanes, whose 2006 Catch the Train! CD won the Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album, delights audiences of all ages with his high spirits and rich trove of songs. He and his singing Friends, a multicultural seven-piece string band with accordion and drums, perform classic American tunes like “Wabash Cannonball” and “Walkin’ the Dog,” Zulu and Mexican folk songs, sea shanties, and more. Come sing along! 

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St. Lawrence String Quartet

October 19 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

25th Anniversary Concert with special guest David Finckel, cello Stanford’s resident St. Lawrence String Quartet, one of the premier chamber ensembles of its generation, celebrates its 25th anniversary with a sensational series of concerts, including the world premiere of a new commissioned work written for the quartet by America’s foremost contemporary composer, John Adams, and new works by Stanford composers Jonathan Berger and Jaroslaw Kapuscinski. Come celebrate with the foursome.  Program: Haydn: String Quartet in D Minor, op. 9 no. 4 Jonathan…

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

October 19 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Elisabeth Wright, harpsichord

October 20 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Elisabeth Wright, harpsichord, has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and continuo improviser at numerous festivals and concert series around the world, including the Boston and Berkeley Early Music festivals, Tage alter Musik, Tanglewood, Mostly Mozart Festival, Aston Magna, Lufthansa of London, Santa Fe, Sydney, Early Music Vancouver, Festival de Musica Antigua de Bogotà, Bolzano, and Festival Cervantino in Mexico. She has performed solo recitals and made guest appearances with Tafelmusik, Seattle, Vancouver and Portland Baroque. Ms. Wright has recorded…

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

October 26 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Scene in Action: Dance, Fashion and Visual Art as Performance

October 29 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Two performances: Wednesday, October 29 @ 6:30 pmand Thursday, October 30 @ 8:30 pm. Inspired by the abstract expressionist art found in the Anderson Collection, and the Cantor’s special exhibition Robert Frank in America, “Scene in Action” is the culmination of a summer Stanford Arts Intensive choreographic workshop and performance seminar by the same name. The performance is choreographed by Stanford Dance faculty member Aleta Hayes.

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Fall Organ Concert Series: John Scott

October 29 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

John Scott, Organist and Director of Music at St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York.

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John Scott, organ

October 29 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

John Scott was born in 1956 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He made his debut in the 1977 Promenade Concerts in the Royal Albert Hall; he was the youngest organist to appear as a soloist in the Proms. In 1990, he became Organist and Director of Music at St Paul’s Cathedral. There, he was responsible for music marking the 100th birthday of HM The Queen Mother and the Golden Jubilee of HM The Queen, for whom he was asked to compose an anthem. After…

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Blind Summit Theatre

October 30 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The celebrated British puppetry theater group Blind Summit, which set out in 1997 to subvert and reshape ancient Japanese Bunraku puppetry for contemporary audiences, performs its acclaimed 2011 production, The Table, which was a hit at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It stars a cantankerous two-foot cardboard character named Moses, who lives on a table. He’s a funny, if easily distracted, philosopher who wants to tell you an epic tale about God and Moses, life, death, and puppetry. 

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Halloween Concert

October 31 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Giancarlo Aquilanti directs the Stanford Wind Ensemble for this annual program that’s sure to chill and thrill.

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November 2014

Voice Students of Wendy Hillhouse: Cabaret

November 1 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

(Program TBA)

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Senior Recital: Susan Nitta, violin

November 1 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Susan Nitta, violin, will be accompanied by Ben Mildenhall, piano, for a program of selections by Bloch, Brahms, Janáček, and Saint-Saëns.

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Shenson Recital Series: Stephen Salters, baritone, and Laura Dahl, piano

November 2 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The A. Jess Shenson Recital Series offers Bay Area audiences the opportunity to experience live vocal performances in the intimate setting of the recital hall (Program TBA).

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

November 2 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

With Jennifer Koh, violin Over the course of its 41-year history, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra has revolutionized how audiences think about classical music and orchestral leadership. Now the Grammy-winning conductor-less ensemble takes the Bing stage with violinist Jennifer Koh, a virtuoso soloist noted for her Bach and Beyond recording project as well as her marathon performances of Bach’s complete sonatas and partitas. Program: Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40 J.S. Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, BWV 1041…

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Junior Recital: Matthew Billman, baritone

November 2 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Baritone Matthew Billman performs songs by Bacalov, Donaudy, Ives, Barber, Bizet, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and Menken.

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

November 2 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Masterclass with Stephen Salters, baritone

November 3 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Stephen Salters, baritone, gives a masterclass and question-and-answer session for Stanford students.

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Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra – Program 2

November 5 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

With Andreas Scholl, Countertenor Stanford’s fruitful partnership with the renowned period-instrument orchestra continues for a third season with three rich programs of Baroque and Classical music, performed with a matchless mix of historical authenticity and dynamic verve. Three eminent soloists join the orchestra for this bountiful series: British violoncellist Steven Isserlis, German countertenor Andreas Scholl, and British violinist Rachel Podger, playing an all-Vivaldi program.  Program: J. S. Bach: Sinfonia to Cantata No. 42 Handel: arias including “Va tacito” from Giulio Cesare…

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Stanford Wind Ensemble

November 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Giancarlo Aquilanti directs the Stanford Wind Ensemble (program TBA).

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Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra

November 8 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra (program TBA).

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Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra

November 9 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra (program TBA).

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

November 9 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Aural Architecture Seminar with Vasileios Marinis

November 10 5:15 pm - 8:05 pm

As both a forum open to the public and a course offering academic credit to Stanford students (ARTH208C/408C, cross-listed with Classics, Music, Religious Studies, and CREEES), this year-long seminar explores the creation and operations of sacred space in Byzantium by focusing on the intersection of architecture, acoustics, music, and ritual.  The goal is to develop a new interpretive framework for the study of aural architecture and religious experience.  Leading scholars from the US and abroad will present their current research…

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Stanford Jazz Orchestra

November 12 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Fredrick Berry directs the Stanford Jazz Orchestra with guest artist Erik Jekabson (trumpet). The program will include Jekabson’s own compositions, as well as jazz standards.

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Panel Discussion: Reflections on Robert Frank in America

November 13 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join distinguished Stanford scholars for an in-depth discussion of the Cantor Arts Center’s special exhibition, Robert Frank in America. Each panelist will engage audience members in close-looking and analysis of select photographs from the exhibition’s treasure trove of images. The panelists are: Alexander Nemerov, Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University Elizabeth Bennett, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at Stanford University Elizabeth Kessler, Lecturer in Art and Art History at Stanford University IMAGE: Robert Frank…

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Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra

November 14 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 | Jeannette Sorrell, Conductor Led by harpsichordist Jeannette Sorrell, the renowned Cleveland-based Apollo’s Fire plays Baroque music on period instruments with an authenticity and passion Gramophone called “a blend of scholarship and visceral intensity.” Founded by Sorrell in 1992, the orchestra, chamber choir, and seven vocal soloists perform one of their signature works: Monteverdi’s Vespers, the glorious Venetian masterpiece that bridged Renaissance and Baroque styles in what is considered the grandest work of religious music before…

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra

November 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra (program TBA).

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Stanford Chamber Chorale: A Voice from Heaven

November 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Stephen Sano directs the Chamber Chorale (program TBA).

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra

November 16 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra (program TBA).

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

November 16 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Stanford Percussion Ensemble

November 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Mark Veregge directs the Percussion Ensemble (program TBA).

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NOON CONCERT: Harpsichord Students of Elaine Thornburgh

November 19 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Program TBA.

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Chamber Music Masterclass

November 19 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(Program TBA)

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University Singers

November 19 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Robert Huw Morgan directs the University Singers (program TBA).

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Studio Lecture Series with Masaki Fujihata

November 20 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Concert

November 21 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Mitchell Sardou Klein conducts the Peninsula Symphony with the Stanford Symphonic Chorus. (program TBA).

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Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Concert

November 23 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Mitchell Sardou Klein conducts the Peninsula Symphony with the Stanford Symphonic Chorus. (program TBA).

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December 2014

Early Music Singers

December 3 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

William Mahrt directs the Early Music Singers (program TBA).

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CCRMA Fall Concert

December 3 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This concert program will feature live and multi-channel works including projects from CCRMA students.

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Chamber Music Showcase

December 3 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Chamber groups from the Stanford Chamber music program will perform (program TBA).

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NOON CONCERT: Chamber Music Showcase

December 4 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Chamber groups from the Stanford Chamber music program will perform (program TBA).

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Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble

December 4 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The acclaimed Stanford Afro- Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Murray Low, is one of the finest academic performing groups of its kind and has been the recipient of several prestigious grants throughout its existence.

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2014 Fall FilmProd114 Film Screening

December 5 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Films by students enrolled in Film Production 114: Introduction to Film and Video.

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A Festival of Lessons and Carols

December 5 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The University Singers, directed by Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, and the Stanford Chamber Chorale, directed by Stephen J. Sano, collaborate for this annual seasonal program, based on the service at King’s College, Cambridge.

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Stanford Flute Ensemble

December 5 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Karen Van Dyke directs the Flute Ensemble (program TBA).

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Holiday Musicale

December 6 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Friends of Music at Stanford present their annual holiday showcase in Memorial Church, featuring ensembles and soloists from the Department of Music.

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A Festival of Lessons and Carols

December 6 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The University Singers, directed by Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, and the Stanford Chamber Chorale, directed by Stephen J. Sano, collaborate for this annual seasonal program, based on the service at King’s College, Cambridge.

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Music 323 Presents the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

December 8 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Visiting ensemble the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet performs compositions written by the students of Music 323 during the Fall Quarter. The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is an innovative and dynamic chamber music ensemble, known for “championing composers of thought-provoking and uncompromisingly intelligent music.” (Percussive Notes)

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2014 Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening

December 9 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Eight black & white films by First Year Students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video.

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Stanford Baroque Soloists

December 9 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Anthony Martin directs the Baroque Soloists (program TBA).

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Annual Messiah Sing / Play Along

December 12 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This annual “sing and play it yourself” celebration of Handel’s masterwork, conducted by Stephen Sano, is a favorite of campus and community! Orchestral parts will be provided, and singers may purchase scores at the door or bring their own.

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Robert Huw Morgan, organ

December 14 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, University Organist, presents his annual holiday recital. This year, Memorial Church’s free organ recitals will celebrate the 30th year of the Fisk-Nanney organ.

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“Loose in Some Real Tropics”: Robert Rauschenberg’s “Stoned Moon” Series, 1969–70

December 24 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In 1969, American artist Robert Rauschenberg was invited by the NASA Art Program to document the launch of Apollo 11, the first manned spaceflight to the moon. Rauschenberg produced Stoned Moon, a series of 34 large-format lithographs replete with scenes of astronauts, complex machinery, and various regional ephemera. This exhibition features a number of the Stoned Moon lithographs together with 20 rarely seen collages and drawings, photographs of the artist visiting NASA’s facilities, correspondence between the artist and the NASA…

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January 2015

Compline: An Evening Service of Song

January 25, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

January 28, 2015 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

This exhibition introduces the pioneering work of 12 leading women photographers from Iran and the Arab world: Jananne Al-Ani, Boushra Almutawakel, Gohar Dashti, Rana El Nemr, Lalla Essaydi, Shadi Ghadirian, Tanya Habjouqa, Rula Halawani, Nermine Hammam, Rania Matar, Shirin Neshat, and Newsha Tavakolian. These photographers have tackled the very notion of representation with passion and power, questioning tradition and challenging perceptions of Middle Eastern identity. Their provocative work ranges from fine art to photojournalism and provides insights into political and…

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February 2015

Compline: An Evening Service of Song

February 1, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

February 8, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

February 22, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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March 2015

Compline: An Evening Service of Song

March 1, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Polyvocal Hindustan: Literatures, Languages, and Publics

March 6, 2015 12:00 am

The early modern period in India, roughly the 15th-18th centuries, witnessed an explosion of textual production in vernacular languages alongside the ongoing vibrancy of cosmopolitan traditions. These literary trends were accompanied by a wide range of changes concerning readership communities, circulation patterns, and social identities. While the early modern era has drawn increasing scholarly attention over the past few decades, we are still working to identify and analyze its defining features, including both its many breaks and continuities with the past.…

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

March 8, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

March 15, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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April 2015

Compline: An Evening Service of Song

April 12, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

April 19, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

April 26, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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May 2015

Compline: An Evening Service of Song

May 3, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

May 10, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

May 17, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

May 31, 2015 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. May 18  ConviviumJune 1  Christ Church Portola Valley

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