Professor SUSAN WOLLENBERG, MA, DPhil (Oxon)
Professor of Music. Fellow and Tutor of Lady Margaret Hall. Lecturer at Brasenose.
Research and teaching interests include...
18th and early 19th-century Austro-German music
Social history of English music
Author of Schubert's Fingerprints: Studies in the Instrumental Works (Ashgate, November 2011); available online. Author of Music at Oxford in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (OUP, 2001); co-editor, with Simon McVeigh, of Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Ashgate, 2004 available online), and, with Therese Ellsworth, of The Piano in Nineteenth-Century British Culture: Instruments, Performers and Repertoire (Ashgate, 2007, also available online). Editor and contributor, 'Fanny Hensel (née Mendelssohn Bartholdy) and her Circle' (Proceedings of the Bicentenary Conference, Oxford, July 2005) in: Nineteenth-Century Music Review, 4/2 (2007).
RECENT COMPOSITIONSHer song cycle The Survivor was premiered at St John's, Smith Square in March 2005, with Kathryn Whitney (mezzo-soprano).
Her song-cycle Alles auf der Welt ist Wandel was premiered in Oxford in March 2006 (Part 1) and February 2007 (Part 2), with Kathryn Whitney; and her set of variations for piano solo entitled für Fanny Hensel was first performed complete in February 2008.
Susan Wollenberg is an Honorary Vice-President of the Royal Musical Association and serves on the advisory board of the journal Nineteenth-Century Music Review.
Lady Margaret Hall