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Laura Tunbridge


Laura Tunbridge is a Professor of Music at the University of Oxford, and Henfrey Fellow and tutor at St Catherine’s College. She previously taught at the Universities of Manchester and Reading. Her books include Schumann’s Late Style (Cambridge, 2007) and The Song Cycle (Cambridge, 2010), the co-edited collection Rethinking Schumann (Oxford, 2011), and Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London between the World Wars (Chicago, 2018). Laura is a TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) Knowledge Exchange Fellow and her podcasts, Unlocking Late Schumann, can be accessed on the Festival website. She is also a co-convener, with Philip Bullock and Alex Lloyd, of the Oxford Song Network, a multi-disciplinary research group that organises workshops, talks and study days.