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Lectures & Seminars

 
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Composer in Residence: Pre-concert talk

6:30pm | 27 January 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear David Lang in conversation with William Mival ahead of a concert of his music performed by the RCM Symphony Orchestra.

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American Chamber Series: Pre-concert talk

6:30pm | 31 January 2017
Recital Hall

RCM Chamber Music Manager Sophie Rashbrook and writer Tim Rutherford-Johnson discuss our American Chamber Series.

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Music and Ideas: The Music of East Timor

5:15pm | 02 February 2017
Recital Hall

Dr Roslyn Dunlop explores how Timorese indigenous culture has benefitted from remoteness and the practice of particular cultural traditions prior to contact with Europeans.

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Music and Ideas: Rethinking Rests

5:15pm | 09 February 2017
Recital Hall

Violinist and teacher Berent Korfker explores the history and use of the shoulder rest, sharing his views on how this device influences contemporary violin playing.

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RCM New Perspectives: Pre-concert talk

6:30pm | 09 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Explore Ives’ Set for Theatre Orchestra with live music in this pre-concert talk.

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Crossing Boundaries: 2017 Crees Lecture with Professor Roger Kneebone

5:30pm | 14 February 2017
Inner Parry Room

Professor Roger Kneebone explores parallels between music, surgery and experimental science in terms of performance and embodied knowledge.

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Martin Lovett 90th Tribute Concert: Pre-concert talk

2:00pm | 05 March 2017
Recital Hall

Daniel Snowman introduces the history of the Amadeus Quartet.

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Music and Ideas: Listening to music in the 18th and 19th centuries

5:15pm | 09 March 2017
Recital Hall

We welcome David Rowland from the Open University to illustrate how British audiences in the past listened to music.

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Mahler Symphony no 6: Pre-concert talk with Katy Hamilton

6:30pm | 09 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Music writer and presenter Katy Hamilton discusses Mahler’s score.

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America Calls! Logan Skelton Lecture and Masterclass

10:00am | 14 March 2017
Recital Hall

Join American pianist Logan Skelton as he explores the folk styles of Béla Bartók in this lecture recital.

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Inside the Music: The Life and Work of Lang Lang

6:00pm | 15 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join eminent Royal College of Music experts Professor Vanessa Latarche, Head of Keyboard, and Dr Ingrid Pearson, Research Fellow in Performance Practice, as they discuss Lang Lang’s life, work and the inspiration he brings to pianists worldwide.

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Music and Ideas: Maria Callas, a Musical Friendship

5:15pm | 16 March 2017
Recital Hall

In conversation with RCM vocal professor Janis Kelly, Robert Sutherland discusses his experiences with Maria Callas and shares some filmed excerpts of their performances together.

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