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'Hands, Gestures, Voices'

03 March 2017, 14:30 - 17:30


Symposium


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Okinaga Room

Wadham College
(Holywell Music Room Entrance)
Oxford



This afternoon study event looks the relationship between songs and the experience of the people who perform them, whether singers who choose to act and dramatise their performances, or the pianists whose role extends far beyond merely 'accompanying'. With contributions by Natasha Loges, Ceri Owen, Susan Rutherford and Laura Tunbridge. Presented in collaboration with TORCH.


Artist Portrait

Natasha Loges

Natasha Loges

Speaker

Natasha Loges is Head of Postgraduate Programmes and Reader in Musicology at the Royal College of Music, London. She gained her BMus in piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, her MMus at King’s College London, and her PhD at theRoyal Academy of Music, University of London, entitled Text and Context in Brahms’s Lieder. Her books include Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall: Between Private and Public Performance (Cambridge University Press, 2014), Brahms and His Poets (Boydell, 2017), Brahms in Context (Cambridge... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Laura Tunbridge

Laura Tunbridge

Speaker

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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Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists, masterclasses and more; the Oxford Lieder Spring Weekend of Song is a mid-year fix for song lovers.   This year features James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook across the weekend as they celebrate 20 years of performing together. We also welcome back star baritone Benjamin Appl, whose recital la...