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.
See previous lectures here.
Spring 2018 schedule
All lectures will be held in the Boyd Lecture Theatre (unless otherwise specified) in the School of Music.
Arlene Sierra (Cardiff University)
‘Composing a Nature Symphony’
Derek Scott (University of Leeds)
‘A Forgotten Transcultural Entertainment Industry: Early Twentieth-Century Operetta from the German Stage’ Sponsored by CIRO
The event will be followed by a drinks reception sponsored by Cardiff University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Opera and Drama (CIRO)
John Richardson (University of Turku)
‘From Analysing to Producing Music Videos’
Mark Berry (Royal Holloway, University of London)
‘Schoenberg and Mozart’
Roy Howat (Royal Academy of Music)
‘Debussy, Chopin and Chabrier: Musical and Structural Interrelations’ – Debussy Centenary Series
Please note that this event is part of a festival of concerts and lectures exploring different facets of Debussy’s work, influence and legacy. The talk will be followed by a Piano Recital by Roy Howat at 7pm.
Laudan Nooshin (City, University of London)
‘Whose Alternative Public Space? Gender Dimensions of Music on the Internet in Iran’
Julian Horton (Durham University)
‘Prospects for a Theory of Romantic Form’