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 Large Lecture Theatre in the Music Building at 4:30pm.

Spring 2019 schedule

Tuesday 29 January
Jonathan Roberts (Cardiff University)
‘Sound and Music in a Javanese City: Sociality and Signalling, Power and Public Affect’

Tuesday 19 February
Kate Guthrie (Bristol University)
Title TBC

Tuesday 26 February
Adam Harper (City, University of London)
‘Out of Touch? Yearning for Tangible Music in the Digital Age’

Tuesday 12 March
Cliff Eisen (King’s College London)
‘Mozart’s Chamber Music, 1789-1792, and the Notion of “Late Style”‘

Tuesday 19 March
Jonathan Burton
Title TBC
This event will be sponsored by Cardiff University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Opera and Drama (CIRO)

Tuesday 26 March
Inja Stanovic (University of Huddersfield)
‘Performing, Recording and (Re)Constructing: A Guide for Historically-informed Performance’

Tuesday 2 April
Holly Rogers (Goldsmiths University)
Title TBC

See previous lecture schedules here.

For further information on the John Bird Lecture Series, contact Dr Carlo Cenciarelli, Henry Morgan or Ana Ferreira.