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Colloquia Easter Term 2017

The Colloquium series is the main opportunity for members of the Faculty, researchers from other departments, and the general public to come together and hear papers on all aspects of music research, given by distinguished speakers from the UK and abroad. Colloquia are held on Wednesday afternoons in the Recital Room of the Faculty of Music, West Road. Admission is free and all are welcome. Please arrive at 4:50pm for a 5:00pm start. Papers are followed by a discussion and a drinks reception with the speaker.

 

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
5.00pm, Lecture Room 2, Faculty of Music

Dr Sam Barrett
University of Cambridge

‘Creative Practice and the Limits of Knowledge in Reconstructing Lost Songs from Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy

 

Wednesday, 3 May 2017
5.00pm, Lecture Room 2, Faculty of Music

Professor Roger Parker
Kings College London

‘Painting (and Sounding) the Nineteenth-Century Metropolis’

 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Dr Anastasia Belina Johnson
Royal College of Music

‘André Tchaikowsky (1935–1982): Polish, British, or Cosmopolitan?’

 

Wednesday, 17 May 2017
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Dr Cormac Newark
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

‘Six nations in search of a history?: Opera and Italian history in Pirandello’s Questa sera si recita a soggetto (1930)’

 


Thursday, 18 May 2017
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Professor Suzannah Clark
Harvard University

Orr Lecture: ‘Cupid’s Arrow and the Conventions of Song in the Medieval Motet’

 

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Dr Nanette Nielsen
University of Oslo

‘Music and Pragmatist Philosophy: Aesthetic Experience in Action’