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Music and Memory: JONATHAN DOVE

Friday, April 27, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Andrew Wiles Building (Mathematical Institute), Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
Lecture Theatre 3

 

Jonathan Dove in conversation with Dr Kate Kennedy.

In this conversation, composer Jonathan Dove will talk to Dr Kate Kennedy (University of Oxford) about the relationship of his music to war and remembrance. Jonathan Dove has written works commemorating armed conflict (In Damascus and For An Unknown Soldier) and works invoking collective memory more broadly, as in his TV opera When She Died, a reflection on the death of Princess Diana. The conversation will be illustrated with musical examples.

This event is free to attend but registration is essential. Register here.

Open to All. 

Contact name: 
Catherine Gilbert
Audience: 
Open to all