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Barber Lunchtime Series: Romantic Piano Fantasies

Barber Lunchtime Series: Romantic Piano Fantasies

Date
23 - 30/01/2015
Description
Concert pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns to the Barber with an intriguing tour of some of the most imaginative and capricious 19th-century pieces for piano, starting with Beethoven's impatiently eccentric Op. 77 Fantasy, moving through Mendelssohn, Chopin and Liszt, and coming full circle with Schumann's glorious Fantasy Op. 17, dedicated to Liszt, but secretly brimming with hidden references to Beethoven himself.
"Evil, wild and scurrilous sows"? Soldiers in 16th and 17th century German culture, a reassessment

"Evil, wild and scurrilous sows"? Soldiers in 16th and 17th century German culture, a reassessment

Date
27/01/2015
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Nikolas Funke (University of Birmingham).
In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

Date
28/01/2015
Description
Laurie Stras (University of Southampton) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
A Byrde of dyvers colors: a newly discovered Elizabethan romance in the Conway Papers

A Byrde of dyvers colors: a newly discovered Elizabethan romance in the Conway Papers

Date
28/01/2015
Description
CREMS Early Modern Literature, Culture and Society Seminar given by Dr Daniel Starza Smith (Lincoln College, Oxford).
D-Day in Asia: Japan's Operation Ichigo in China of 1944

D-Day in Asia: Japan's Operation Ichigo in China of 1944

Date
28/01/2015
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Hans van de Ven (Cambridge).
Christian divine healing, zionism, and British imperial networks in Johannesburgh, Transvaal, 1896-1914

Christian divine healing, zionism, and British imperial networks in Johannesburgh, Transvaal, 1896-1914

Date
28/01/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Joel Cabrita (University of Cambridge).
Lycurgus in Leaflets and Lectures: The Weiße Rose and Classics at Munich University 1941-45

Lycurgus in Leaflets and Lectures: The Weiße Rose and Classics at Munich University 1941-45

Date
28/01/2015
Description
Niklas Holzberg (Munich) delivers the CAHA research seminar.
Private iteration and public life: William Dering's 1623 adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV

Private iteration and public life: William Dering's 1623 adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Shakespeare Institute seminar given by Professor John Jowett (Shakespeare Institute).
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