‘About Music’ Lecture Series
Be inspired by and engage with the latest research into classical masterpieces, music from different cultures and traditions, music education, and what the future holds for the universal language.
Each Monday during semester, the Conservatorium’s new public lecture series ‘About Music’ will feature a new angle on the fascinating role that music plays in our society.
Semester 1, 2014
- 17 March, 5.30pm: Sergio Durante (University of Padua, Italy)
Verdi: visions and revisions of Risorgimento music”
- 24 March, 5.30pm: Steve Lubin (Purchase College, USA) (in association with the Hook Lecture Series)
Music: Mirror of a Changing Cosmos
- 31 March, 5.30pm: Michael Webb (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
Protestant hymns in early colonial Melanesia
- 7 April, 5.30pm: Marina Robinson (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
Proprioception and Violin Pedagogy
- 14 April, 5.30pm: Nardi Simpson and Kaleena Briggs (Stiff Gins, Sydney)
Reviving and re-interpreting the art of wax cylinder recording
- 28 April, 5.30pm: Graeme Skinner (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
The Conservatorium’s colonial pre-history
- 5 May, 5.30pm: Ivan Zavada (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
- 19 May, 5.30pm: Kathy Marsh (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
Music and wellbeing in the lives of children and young people
- 26 May, 5.30pm: Paul Rickard-Ford (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
The Piano Works of Charles-Marie Widor
(Including the launch of Paul Rickard-Ford’s new CD, Charles-Marie Widor – Piano Works)
- 2 June: Jeffrey Kimpton (Interlochen Center for the Arts, USA)
Lecture title to be announced.