Nicholas Cook shall be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the University of Chicago, at its 515th Convocation on June the 15th. Professor Cook is the 1684 Professor of Music at the University of Cambridge, as well a Fellow both of the British Academy and of the Academy of Europe.
Saturday 18 May 2013, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
West Road Concert Hall
This masterclass is presented by the AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP) in association with the Cambridge Summer Recitals. It is also part of the Faculty of Music’s ‘Practising Performance’ Series, which is co-ordinated by Margaret Faultless (Director of Performance Studies) and John Rink (Professor of Musical Performance Studies). During the masterclass Richard Goode will work with a number of student pianists [...]
Thursday 16 May 2013, 5.00 pm to 6.15 pm
Robin Orr Recital Room, Faculty of Music
Keith Warner is one of the world’s foremost directors of opera. In this event he will talk about his engagement with Wagner’s works, and discuss Wagner’s relevance today. His talk will be followed by an interview with David Trippett[...]
In this fascinating interview filmed at the Faculty of Music in March 2013, composer George Benjamin talks about some of the ideas behind his recent opera, Written on Skin, He is interviewed by University Lecturer in Composition, Richard Causton.