Symphony of a Thousand

18 Nov 1999

By far the biggest event to take place in the Cambridge Musical Calendar is happening this Saturday, 20 November in Ely Cathedral. An orchestra of combined musicians of Cambridge University Musical Society First Orchestra and Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra, an excellent line-up of professional soloists, will be joining forces with a combination of University, College and Local Choirs to stage the spectacular Mahler's Eighth Symphony of a Thousand.

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A Critic's Choice: New Exhibitions Open at Cambridge

16 Nov 1999

As the Millennium approaches, critic and curator Bryan Robertson makes his selection of artwork for two rather different exhibitions, opening this week in Cambridge. Kettle's Yard will be showing the critic's personal view of contemporary British painting and sculpture, '45-'99. In a related exhibition, the Fitzwilliam Museum will be displaying Robertson's choice of French paintings, enamels and manuscripts from its own permanent collection.

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Cambridge-MIT Partnership Speeches

08 Nov 1999

Professor Sir Alec Broers, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, made this speech following the announcement of the partnership by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown.

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Economic History Book Prize

05 Nov 1999

Cambridge economic historian Sheilagh Ogilvie has been awarded the prestigious Gyorgy Ranki Prize for her book, State Corporatism and Proto-Industry: The Württemberg Black Forest, 1580-1797. She is co-winner of the prize, which is awarded by the Economic History Association for the best book on European Economic History published in 1997 or 1998.

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A Celebration of Apples: Apple Day 1999

27 Oct 1999

Hog's Snout, Old Golden Russet, Braddick Nonpareil, Wyken Pippin, Cottenham Seedling and Hoary Morning. All are varieties of apple, and so the subject of a special day of events and celebrations at Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

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Car Park Scheme Wins Award

20 Oct 1999

Representatives of the University, including David Adamson, Director of the Estate Management and Building Service, Tony Palmer, Assistant Treasurer, and Richard Storey, University Marshall, receiving the award from Cambridgeshire Police.

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