Author Archives: Robert Samuels

5. Music enriches the rest of your life

Music enriches the rest of your life – studying music with us will bring your enthusiasms into your work, and your study will enhance the things you value and enjoy. You may have seen the television advert for cider which has … Continue reading

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OU honours John Rutter

The composer and conductor John Rutter was made an Honorary Doctor of the Open University at a graduation ceremony in Ely Cathedral on 31 May. Dr Rutter, who worked as a Lecturer in the Music Department for ten years in … Continue reading

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Concert to open London conference

Robert Samuels is co-organiser of the conference ‘Silence, Absence and Ellipsis in Words and Music’ to be held at Senate House, London, from 7-10 August. To open the conference, a concert of specially-composed works will be presented at 7.30 p.m. … Continue reading

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BBC4 Series “Symphony” wins BBC Award

Symphony won the award for ‘Best Partnership’ at the BBC Audio & Music Awards, held at New Broadcasting House on 13 March. The series was produced as a collaboration between BBC4 television, the Open University Music Department, BBC Orchestras, Radio … Continue reading

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BBC4 Series in collaboration with the Department

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