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Faculty of Music

 Fatima  Lahham


PhD Student


Fatima Lahham is a recorder player and PhD student at Cambridge University, UK, where her research is supported by a DTP AHRC studentship.

Fatima's dissertation explores historically-informed improvisation, taking early modern England as a case study. 

As a musician, recent performances include concerts at London’s Wigmore Hall, St James's Piccadilly, St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Jubilee Hall in Aldeburgh, the Brighton Early Music Festival, York Early Music Christmas Festival, the London Festival of Baroque Music at St John's Smith Square, the Buxton Festival, and several appearances on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune programme, as well as performances throughout Europe at the Festival d’Ambronay, France, Ghislierimusica’s Barocco Fuori festival in Pavia, Italy, the Festival d'Ambronay, France, and the Styriarte Festival in Austria. Previously, she read Music at Magdalen College, Oxford University, and graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Masters degree.


Teaching and Supervisions


I currently supervise the following courses:

Music and Musicology Today

Music History I (Early Modern Period c. 1580– 1750)

Pop, Politics and Protest

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