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Schubert as Dramatist: an international conference

24 October 2014, 08:30 - 17:00


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Denis Arnold Hall

Faculty of Music
St Aldates

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Presented in association with the Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

Lorraine Byrne-Bodley is the keynote speaker in a one-day international conference that examines Schubert's perceived failure as an opera composer against his undisputed mastery of the small-scale drama in song. Speakers are coming to the Festival from around the UK, France, USA and Ireland.


9am-9.30am - Registration and welcome

9.30am-11am - Papers

11am - Coffee

11.30am - Keynote lecture: Lorraine Byrne Bodley. 'Goethe and Schubert: The Wonder of Song and Vicissitudes of the Singspiel'

12.30pm - Lunch break, including 1.10pm concert at Holywell Music Room

2.30pm-4pm - Papers

4.30pm-6pm - Lecture recital given by the Marmara Piano Trio

Read more and download a full schedule for the day here.

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This event is part of a series:

2014 Festival: The Schubert Project

The Schubert Project will be the biggest ever celebration of the life and music of Franz Schubert. At its core is the UK's first ever complete performance of Schubert's songs, alongside a host of other works. Bringing Schubert’s Vienna to Oxford in a dazzling feast of music, art, theatre, food & drink, this three-week festival is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to immerse you...

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