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54. In Search of An Ending: Laura Tunbridge

21 October 2019, 15:00 - 15:45


Pre-concert Talks Study Event

This event will be broadcast from The Oakeshott Room, Lincoln College

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With two masterpieces ahead of us this evening, Laura Tunbridge explores the links, sometimes ignored and sometimes overstated, between Schubert and Beethoven in their final years.

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Laura Tunbridge

Laura Tunbridge


Laura Tunbridge is a musicologist whose research has centred on German Romanticism, with a particular interest in vocal and chamber music and its reception through criticism, performance, and composition. She studied at Oxford (B.A.), Nottingham (M.A.) and Princeton (PhD) and taught at the Universities of Reading and Manchester before joining the Faculty of Music at Oxford in 2014, where she is now a Professor and Henfrey Fellow and tutor in music at St Catherine’s College. Laura’s books include Schumann’s Late Style (C... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

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The 18th Oxford Lieder Festival will explore life, death, and the mysterious areas between and beyond. Sprites and nymphs cause mayhem and mischief, while legends abound from Greco-Roman sagas to the Lorelei and the Erlking. Storytelling with the Crick Crack Club, a ghost tour, a magic show and more all complement the myriad concerts, masterclasses and study events over a packed fortnight....

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