Arrangements and Outrages: Lieder in the Jazz Age
05 April 2019, 11:00 - 16:45
St Hilda's College,
This study day, led by Laura Tunbridge, gives a fascinating insight into the presentation, performance and reception of song in 1920s New York, London and Germany. Talks are given by Laura Tunbridge (‘Transatlantic Connections’), Alexandra Wilson (‘Singers in 1920s Britain’) and Nicholas Attfield (‘Pfitzner’s Song Cycles’). Pianist Carson Becke will give a pre-concert talk (‘In the free manner’) exploring Richard Strauss’ style as a song accompanist.
PLEASE NOTE: The price of this ticket includes entry to the lunchtime concert (Strauss in America, 1921: A Touring Recital Programme). Please contact the Box Office for any questions.
SpeakerLaura 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) ... Read Full Biography
SpeakerDr Alexandra Wilson is a musicologist and cultural historian, with research interests focusing primarily upon 19th- and early 20th-century opera and operatic culture. Her monograph The Puccini Problem: Opera, Nationalism, and Modernity (Cambridge University Press) was awarded the American Musicological Society's Lewis Lockwood Award for a work of outstanding musical scholarship. Committed to sharing the findings of her research with a wider public, Alexandra has presented numerous broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, and written programme essa... Read Full Biography
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|Tickets||General Admission||£15.00||Lunch Ticket||£7.00||
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This event is part of a series:
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