Category Archives: Events

Robert Samuels to give OAE pre-concert talk on 4 February

The next event in the Department’s partnership with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) is their concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London’s Southbank Centre on Monday 4 February. The concert has the title Love and Duty, and … Continue reading

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Listening Experience Database one-day conference: Digital methodologies for understanding musical experience

21 November 2018, 9.30-16.30 School of Advanced Study, University of London Speakers include Jane Winters, David de Roure and Tim Crawford. The event is free, but please register via Eventbrite, where you will find the full programme. The Music Department’s … Continue reading

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OU presents Study Day at Oxford Lieder Festival

For the fourth year in a row, the Literature and Music Research Group at the OU is presenting a Study Day as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival, on Sunday 14 October 2018. This year’s festival is called The Grand Tour: … Continue reading

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First graduate of OU BA (Hons) in Music

On September 22, Christian Day participated in the degree ceremonies at the Barbican Centre in London as the very first graduate of the new OU Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music programme. Christian, originally from Shropshire but now living in Twickenham, started playing … Continue reading

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Certificate: The Practice of Music Making Live Q&A

  Friday 13 July, 19.00 Join us live on Facebook on Friday 13th July at 19.00 for a Q&A with the Certificate: The Practice of Music Making (CPMM) Programme Leader, Aleks Szram.     This is your chance to ask … Continue reading

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The OAE performs film music

The OU’s partner orchestra, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing the 1926 silent film version of Richard Strauss’s 1911 opera Der Rosenkavalier in London on Thursday 17 May, and in Bristol on Friday 18 May. Student tickets are … Continue reading

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Study Afternoon with the OAE, London, 12 May

The Department will be presenting a Study Afternoon with its curriculum partner, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), at Kings Place (near King’s Cross and St Pancras stations), on Saturday 12 May, at 3-5 pm. The afternoon will … Continue reading

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A rare opportunity to hear music by the Scottish composer Robert Johnson

On Wednesday 4 April, at St Mary’s Cathedral, 300 Great Western Road, Glasgow, Dr Elaine Moohan will introduce a concert of sacred and secular music by the sixteenth-century Scottish composer Robert Johnson. The pre-concert talk at 6.30pm, ‘Who was Robert Johnson? … Continue reading

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Elaine Moohan at 2018 St Mungo Festival Public Seminar

Dr Elaine Moohan, Senior Lecturer in Music and Staff Tutor at The Open University in Scotland, will be one of four invited speakers for this year’s St Mungo Festival public seminar. The seminar will focus on the immediate impact of … Continue reading

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Martin Clarke to present at Institute of Historical Research

OU Music lecturer Martin Clarke presents a paper on ‘Hearing and Believing: listening experiences as religious experiences in nineteenth-century British Christianity’ at the Modern Religious History Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research on Wednesday 17 January. The paper draws … Continue reading

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