Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Oxford Beethoven Festival Symposium

February 6 @ 9:30 am - February 7 @ 5:30 pm

Experts from the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Vienna, Connecticut, Manchester, Los Angeles, North Carolina and London, and from Beethoven-Haus Bonn, come together to consider aspects of Beethoven’s music and his time, and examine trends in his music’s performance and reception.

£15 per am/pm session. Students free on the door.

Programme

Thursday 6 February

09.30-10.30am
Professor Glenn Stanley (University of Connecticut)
Dealing with Fidelio: Beethoven’s Problem Child and our Problem Too

10.45-11.45am
Professor Elaine Sisman (Columbia University)
Counting Works, Counting Variations

1-1.30pm
Lunchtime Recital by William Kinderman

1.45-2.45pm
Professor William Kinderman (UCLA)
Dystopian and Utopian Symbols in Beethoven: from the Appassionata to Op. 111

3-4pm
Professor Birgit Lodes (University of Vienna)
Beethoven Confronts Death

4.15-5.15pm
Professor Nicholas Marston (University of Cambridge)
Registering the ‘Eroica’

Friday 7 February

9-10\m
Professor David B. Levy (Wake Forest University)
Whither the European Hymn?: Re-imagining Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in the 21st century

10.15-11.15am
Claire Holden (University of Oxford)
Beethoven: The Long and Short of it

11.30-12.30pm
Professor Barry Cooper (University of Manchester)
Performing Beethoven’s Piano Music in the 21st Century

2-3pm
Professor Laura Tunbridge (University of Oxford)
Beethoven Great and Small

3.15-4.15pm
Professor Daniel Leech-Wilkinson (King’s College, London)
Treating Beethoven as Shakespeare

4.30-5.30pm
Professor Dr Christine Siegert (Beethoven Haus Bonn)
Gender and Space in Beethoven’s Incidental Music to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s ‘Egmont’

Details

Start:
February 6 @ 9:30 am
End:
February 7 @ 5:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
www.oxfordphil.com/events

Venue

Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St Hilda’s College
Cowley Place
Oxford, OX4 1DY United Kingdom
Phone:
01865 286660
Website:
http://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/

Organizer

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Phone:
01865 987 222
Email:
info@oxfordphil.com
Website:
oxfordphil.com
Tickets: