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West Side Story

West Side Story
Date
30 January 2015 (18:30-20:30)
Location
Greenwood Theatre
Description
The King's College London Medical Students Association Musical Theatre Society presents the final performance of West Side Story.

Elektra by Richard Strauss

Elektra by Richard Strauss
Date
31 January 2015 (19:30-21:30)
Location
The Chapel
Description
Secret Opera, the experimental arm of The New London Opera Players, present Elektra by Richard Strauss

Film, Music, Affective Economies

Film, Music, Affective Economies
Date
4 February 2015 (16:45-18:00)
Location
SWB21 Music Department
Description
Berthold Hoeckner (University of Chicago) discusses film, music and affective economies. Part of the Music Department's 50th Anniversary Colloquia series.

The conjunction of form and material in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

The conjunction of form and material in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Date
9 February 2015 (16:30-20:00)
Location
Strand campus, SWB18
Description
The first of two evenings where George Benjamin will examine this seminal work within Beethoven's symphonic output and in the context of music in Vienna at the time, as well as viewing its influence on later composers.

The conjunction of form and material in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

The conjunction of form and material in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Date
10 February 2015 (16:30-20:00)
Location
Strand, Strand campus, SWB18
Description
George Benjamin will examine this seminal work within Beethoven's symphonic output and in the context of music in Vienna at the time, as well as viewing its influence on later composers.

On the Musically Sentimental: Chopin and After

On the Musically Sentimental: Chopin and After
Date
11 February 2015 (16:45-18:00)
Location
SWB21 Music Department
Description
Stephen Downes (Royal Holloway) joins the Music Department's 50th Anniversary Colloquia series.

Melodic Profiles in Nineteenth-century Opera

Melodic Profiles in Nineteenth-century Opera
Date
25 February 2015 (16:45-18:00)
Location
SWB21 Music Department
Description
Anselm Gerhard (University of Bern) 'Melodic Profiles in Nineteenth-century Opera (from Donizetti to Borodin): An Indispensable Tool for Opera Analysis'. Part of the Music Department's 50th Anniversary Colloquia series.

Towards a Social Musicology of War

Towards a Social Musicology of War
Date
4 March 2015 (16:45-18:00)
Location
SWB21 Music Department
Description
Morag Grant (Käte Hamburger Centre, University of Bonn), 'Towards a Social Musicology of War'. Part of the Music Department's 50th Anniversary Colloquia series.

King's Philharmonic plays Britten and Mahler

King's Philharmonic plays Britten and Mahler
Date
7 March 2015 (19:30-21:45)
Location
Great Hall King's Building Strand Campus
Description
King's Philharmonic Orchestra plays Britten and Mahler.

The Guitar Speaks Its Language

The Guitar Speaks Its Language
Date
11 March 2015 (16:45-18:00)
Location
SWB21 Music Department
Description
Barbara Titus (University of Amsterdam) '"The Guitar Speaks Its Language": Music and Meaning in South African Maskanda Practice'. Part of the Music Department's 50th Anniversary Colloquia series.
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