Performance practice


Bartolomeo Campagnoli reloaded

Posted on 23 April 2015 by Jessica Kelly

PhD student Simone Laghi on Italian String Quartets and bringing Bartolomeo Campagnoli to new audiences… I am writing this post on a train that is taking me to Turin. In three hours, I will be giving a speech in the library of the Circolo dei Lettore (Reader’s Club) to present the next concert of the
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Early Classical Music Workshops

Posted on 16 March 2015 by Jessica Kelly

PhD student Simone Laghi writes about how he shares his expertise in Early Classical Music with students at the School of Music… For the second consecutive year I’ve managed to run this little adventure of Early Classical Music Workshops at the School of Music. 21 March, the birthday of J.S. Bach, has been chosen as
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Chopin as teacher

Posted on 27 January 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Our new lunchtime concert series in the National Museum Wales begins in February with an entertaining exploration of the music of Chopin, his friends and contemporaries. Professor Kenneth Hamilton, internationally-renowned pianist and Head of the School of Music, will perform three concerts in the series (6 February, 13 February, 20 February). These concerts will feature works by
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Page to Stage

Posted on 16 April 2014 by Jessica Kelly

The Page to Stage project brought together storytelling, design and technology to develop a prototype app that adds layers of context and texture to classical music performance. Kenneth Hamilton (School of Music, Cardiff University) collaborated with Amanda Bayley (Bath Spa University) and producer Sheila Hayman for the project, which was funded as part of REACT Future
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