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BLACKHEATH MUSIC APPRECIATION

 

BLACKHEATH MUSIC APPRECIATION GROUP

THE BARD AT BLACKHEATH

MATTHEW TAYLOR LECTURES AT BLACKHEATH HALLS and CHARLTON HOUSE

A series of 11 Lectures of Music Inspired by the Works of William Shakespeare

 

Spring 2019

 

1

7 January

The Tempest in song, verse and spirit – Arne, Sibelius, Tippett and Beethoven

2

14 January

Comparison of two operatic Falstaffs – Verdi and Vaughan Williams

3

21 January

Falstaff and the Merry Wives – Elgar and Nicolai

4

28 January

Macbeth – Verdi’s opera, Strauss’s tone poem

5

4 February*

Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mendelssohn Britten Debussy

*Lecture at Charlton House

6

11February*

Shakespearean 19th Century overture – 

Weber (Oberon), Berlioz (King Lear), Schumann (Julius Caesar)

*Lecture at Charlton House

 

18 FEB

HALF TERM

7

25 February

Othello – Verdi (opera) and Dvorak (Tone Poem)

8

4 March

Romeo and Juliet – Berlioz, Prokofiev

9

11 March

Romeo and Juliet and 20th Century American composers

Bernstein – David Diamond

10

18 March

Walton and Shostakovich – Film music for Shakespeare

11

25 March

And others – Haydn, Schubert, Vaughan Williams, Arnold, Knussen and apologies to the others we would have liked to have included

 

Blackheath Halls Lectures at 10am to 12 midday

Charlton House Lectures at 10.15am to 12.15pm

For further Information: contact Lionel Lewis 020 8297 1075

www.blackheath-music.co.uk