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Arrangements and Outrages: Lieder in the Jazz Age

05 April 2019, 11:00 - 16:45


Symposium

Study Event


Thumbnail of Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

St Hilda's College,
Oxford



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.


Artist Portrait

Laura Tunbridge

Laura Tunbridge

Speaker

Laura 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
Artist Portrait

Professor Alexandra Wilson

Professor Alexandra Wilson

Speaker

Alexandra Wilson is Professor of Music and Cultural History at Oxford Brookes University and currently holds a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. Her research interests focus primarily upon 19th- and early 20th-century opera and operatic culture. She is the author of Opera in the Jazz Age: Cultural Politics in 1920s Britain, recently published by Oxford University Press. Her first book was the prize-winning The Puccini Problem: Opera, Nationalism, and Modernity (Cambridge University Press). Committed to sharing the findi... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Carson Becke

Carson Becke

Pianist


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Tickets

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Tickets
General Admission £15.00
Lunch Ticket £7.00
General Admission
Under 35s Ticket
£5.00

This event is part of a series:

2019 Spring Weekend of Song

Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists, masterclasses and more make up the Oxford Lieder Spring Weekend; a mid-year fix for song lovers. For the evening recitals, we are delighted to welcome Katarina Karnéus and Julius Drake, former Oxford Lieder Young Artist Alessandro Fisher with Sholto Kynoch, and Christopher Maltman ...