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Words into Music: Poets, Composers & Songs

16 October 2015, 08:30 - 16:30


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Okinaga Room

Wadham College
(Holywell Music Room Entrance)

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In association with the Literature and Music Research Group, The Open University; the Faculties of Modern Languages and of Music, Oxford University; and Wadham College Oxford.

To introduce the theme of this year’s Festival, we are delighted to welcome an array of renowned scholars and speakers for a one-day symposium exploring the relationship between words and music. The day will comprise eight 20-minute papers around a lunchtime concert. The tone of the day will be scholarly but very much accessible, and all are warmly invited.

Click here to view the full schedule and read more about the day.

Click here to see details of the illustrated lunchtime concert in the Holywell Music Room that forms part of the day.

Festival Passes

This event is part of a series:

2015 Festival: Singing Words: poets and their songs

Singing Words: Poets and their Songs celebrates the glorious and varied poetry of song and emphasises this unique meeting of words and music. Following the triumph of last year’s ‘The Schubert Project’ and our recent Royal Philharmonic Society Award, we are pleased to present another stellar array of world-renowned artists in the heart of Oxford. Many of the programmes are bas...

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