Conference: Music on Stage

Music on Stage:
The fourth biennial international, interdisciplinary conference

20th-21st October 2012
Rose Bruford College, Sidcup, Kent

Keynote speaker: Errollyn Wallen

Described as the ‘renaissance woman of contemporary British music’ composes across the classical/popular divide. She studied composition at London and Cambridge universities and has had commissions from ROH, WNO, Almeida Opera, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, the Schubert Ensemble, Leipzig Ballet and the BBC. Her most recent operatic work, “Yes!” (with libretto by Bonnie Greer) was premiered at the Linbury last November. She was awarded the MBE for services to music in 2007.

Guest Speaker on Sunday will be Professor Nicholas Baragwanath (Nottingham) who will speak on his latest research on the history of singing and vocal melody, featuring archive material that demonstrates forgotten techniques and practices.

For more information, please see the conference webpage.

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