Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert 2020

The concert will be livestreamed this year

The fourteenth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert will take place on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

The concert will be given by Margaret Phillips FRCO ARCM at 8pm in Christ Church Cathedral, and this year it will be streamed live online due to the pandemic; physical attendance is not possible.

Ms Phillips will play an hour-long programme of organ works by Bach, Böhm, Frescobaldi, Marchand
and Walond.

After studying at Oxford University on an Overseas Research Scholarship, Dr Howard Andrew Chamblin came to St John's College in 1992 on a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship to study for a PhD. He studied classical and quantum gravity with Professor Gary Gibbons and Professor Stephen Hawking at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Awarded a J T Knight Essay Prize, Andrew successfully defended his thesis entitled 'Aspects of Topology in Classical and Quantum Gravity'. 

A year after Andrew's death in 2006, Professor Stephen Hawking gave the inaugural Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture entitled Out of a Black Hole. The Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert started the same year, and has been held in Christ Church Cathedral every year since.

The concert is free and tickets are not required.

Watch the live concert here

Published: 9/9/2020

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