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.
Spring 2020 schedule
Naomi Waltham-Smith (Warwick University)
‘Sound Activism from Sharon Hayes to Ultra-red’
Elen Ifan (Cardiff University)
Welsh Festival Music (1924): Translating Wales for Wembley’s ‘Welsh Week’
Tim Summers (Royal Holloway University of London)
‘Music and Video Games: Musicking Through Virtual Worlds’
Elina Seye (University of Helsinki)
‘Music and dance or sound and movement? – Developing choreomusicology’
Ben Curry (University of Birmingham)
‘Normativity and Musical Works’
Laure Schnapper (EHESS-Paris)
‘The French Strauss’
Aidan Lang (Director General, Welsh National Opera)
‘The Opera Business’
Event sponsored by Cardiff University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Opera and Drama (CIRO)
See previous lecture schedules here.