John Bird Lecture Series

We host regular public lectures covering current research in musicology, ethnomusicology, composition and performance. Talks are given by guest lecturers from the UK and abroad, as well as by School of Music staff.

Lectures take place in the Boyd Lecture Theatre in the Music Building at 4:30pm.

Autumn 2019 schedule

10th October
Monika Hennemann (Cardiff University)
‘Felix Mendelssohn’s Oper Und Drama’

24 October
Laura Moeckli (University of Bern)
‘Bootleg Opera’
This event will be sponsored by Cardiff University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Opera and Drama (CIRO)

14 November
Ben Curry (University of Birmingham)
‘Normativity and Musical Works’

28 November
Stephen Millar (Cardiff University)
‘From Belfast to the Somme: Legitimising Loyalist Paramilitaries Through Political Song’

5 December
Fiorella Montero-Diaz (Keele University)
‘Fusion as Inclusion: Music Class Identity and New Citizenships in Post-war Lima’

See previous lecture schedules here.