Poetry, Music, Drama: the creation of contemporary opera
16 January 2013, 10:00 - 19:30
- Event Type:
- Conference / Symposium
- Senate House
- Venue Details:
- The event is taking place in several rooms in Senate House.
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This one-day conference brings together poets, composers, producers and academics to discuss the collaborative processes involved in the creation of contemporary opera. Speakers will include: Michael Symmons-Roberts, Fiona Sampson, John Casken, Robert Saxton, Liza Lim, David Beard, Jonathan Cross and Andrew Watts. Admission: £15, (£10 students)
The conference will be followed by a conversation between Sir Harrison Birtwistle and David Harsent discussing their opera The Minotaur at 6:00pm. Admission free and followed by a wine reception. This is a John Coffin Memorial event.
Promoted by the Institute of Musical Research in association with the Institute of English Studies. For details see: music.sas.ac.uk