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- Exploring classical music: module 4Course start date: Tue 17 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Edward HendersonThis course offers a (very) brief history of Western art music during the 20th century. Suitable for classical music enthusiasts as well as near beginners. Each week we will look at a key work of classical music from the twentieth century and use it as a jumping off point to discuss the important historical and aesthetic developments that affected composition in the modern era. Break week: 14 Feb 2023.
- Bach: instrumental worksCourse start date: Tue 17 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Karen BetleyFrom the Brandenburg Concertos to the Partitas for solo violin, instrumental music played an important role in the output of J.S.Bach. Come and explore these extraordinary works by this late Baroque master. This course has a scheduled break week: 21 Feb 2023.
- Rachmaninov: an introductionCourse start date: Thu 19 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Katy HamiltonThe train whistles past the camera in the opening scene of Brief Encounter (1945) and we hear the opening bars of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto – an iconic film that made this already wildly popular piece even more successful. But what of the work’s composer, who had died just two years before? We trace the turbulent career of this virtuoso musician.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
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