Johann Science Bach – The Cell/O

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13 February 2019 - 27 February 2019

Time: 7:00 - 10:00pm
Speaker: Robert Max (‘cello), Professor Frances Balkwill and Professor Vicky Sanz-Moreno
Venue: The Neuron and Centre of the Cell, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

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Two special events to take place in QMUL’s brand new Neuron pod even before it is officially opened.  The musical cells of Bach’s great cello suites are juxtaposed against human cells.  Discover how variation and development apply in both cases, and explore a range of characteristics and issues.  Professor Frances Balkwill and Professor Vicky Sanz-Moreno, together with Robert Max, principal ‘cellist of London Chamber Orchestra, are your guides.  With analytic discussion made easy and opportunities for you to ask questions as well as play games!


Event 1 – INTRODUCING CELL STRUCTURES - Wednesday 13 February, 7pm

S. Bach Suites nos. 1, 4 and 5

This event introduces cell science.  A chance to explore QMUL’s Centre of the Cell, with Professors Frances Balkwill and Vicky Sanz-Moreno explaining the science and Robert Max performing suites 1, 4 and 5. 

Tickets: £7 [FULL], £3 [STUDENT]


Event 2 – EXPLORING CELL STRUCTURES - Wednesday 27 February, 7pm

S. Bach Suites nos. 2, 3 and 6

This event digs deeper into cell science and musical development. Professor Vicky Sanz-Moreno explains the science and Robert Max explains the music, and performs suites 2, 3 and 6.  With an opportunity to ask questions

Tickets: £7 [FULL], £3 [STUDENT]


Combined Ticket for Events 1 & 2: £12 [FULL], £4 [STUDENT]


Two associated events will take place in schools closely associated with QMUL: Drapers Maylands and St Paul’s Way Trust

Supported with funds from QMUL Centre for Public Engagement