Category Archives: Network Event

Symposium: Representation in/of Classical Music

The final network event will be held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire on April 4, 2020. The morning session will involve discussions among network participants. The afternoon session, which will be open to the public, will feature a keynote by Deborah Annetts, Chief Executive of the Incorporated Society of Musicians, a rehearsed reading of a work-in-progress play entitled Black Mozart, White Chevalier by Dzifa Benson, and a concluding roundtable discussion on the network’s main topics of investigation.

Participants will include:

UPDATE: This event had to be cancelled because of Covid-19. If we are able to reschedule this event, or something like it, in 2021, we will.

Presenters at the second network event

The second network event will be a one-day symposium for network participants held at the Royal College of Music on December 16. The focus of this symposium will be on representation in the classical music industry.

The following network participants will give presentations:

The participants will prepare short, written previews of their presentations, which will be posted on this blog.

Presenters at the first network event

The first network event will be a one-day symposium for network participants held at the University of Exeter on September 2. The focus of this symposium will be on contemporary representation of classical music in the arts and media.

The following network participants will give presentations:

  • Emilie Capulet, concert pianist, lecturer, musicologist, and writer
  • Carlo Cenciarelli, Lecturer in the School of Music at the University of Cardiff
  • James Cook, Lecturer at the Reid School of Music at the University of Edinburgh
  • Martin Cullingford, Editor of Gramophone magazine
  • Adrian Curtin, Senior Lecturer in the Drama department at the University of Exeter
  • William Gibbons, Associate Professor of Musicology at Texas Christian University
  • Douglas Knight, PhD student in the Music department at Royal Holloway
  • Annabelle Lee, marketing professional, blogger, and podcaster

The participants will prepare short, written previews of their presentations, which will be posted on this blog.