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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.
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).
On the beach with The Fear: Judging a literary translation prize

On the beach with The Fear: Judging a literary translation prize

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Dr Johanna Malt, Department of French, King's College London, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.
The accidental interpreter

The accidental interpreter

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Sally Winch, Freelance Interpreter and Translator, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.
Dionysus Masterchef. Wine, Tourism and Archaeology in Post-Modern Society by Marxiano Melotti

Dionysus Masterchef. Wine, Tourism and Archaeology in Post-Modern Society by Marxiano Melotti

Date
29/01/2015
Description
A lecture by Marxiano Melotti, Niccolò Cusano University, Rome, as part of the Ironbridge Institute Visiting Lecture Programme.
"Utter lack of true dramatic feeling": Exploring Jan Steen's The Wrath of Ahasuerus

"Utter lack of true dramatic feeling": Exploring Jan Steen's The Wrath of Ahasuerus

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Rosalie van Gulick (University of Utrecht; Barber Institute) delivers this Art History, Film and Visual Studies research seminar.

CBOMGS seminar: Friends, colleagues and grand vezirs: the Ottoman art of letter-writing

Date
29/01/2015
Description
CHRISTINE WOODHEAD at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies General Seminar

Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association New Year Lecture

Date
29/01/2015 - 23/02/2015
Description
Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos will speak on 'Virgil and Augustus'
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