▷  Lectures : Music appreciation

Saturday 27 February 2021

Established in February 2016, the Verdun Allen Music Foundation offers short courses on the lives and works of famous composers and periods of musical history.
 
To celebrate 5 years of the organisation, on Saturday 27 February there will be a special day of online lectures, discussions and short recitals – proceeds of which will go to the Musicians Union Coronavirus Hardship Fund.

The Programme

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lecture 1. A Sermon in Music: Bach’s Cantata BWV 140 ‘Wachet auf’
2 – 4 p.m. Lecture 2. Exotic sounds in Debussy’s String Quartet
7 – 9 p.m. Lecture 3. A National Monument: Elgar’s Cello Concerto
 
Please email stevenrobinson1970@msn.com to register for one or more lectures.
 
To make a donation to the MU (suggested £10 per lecture) visit https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/verdun-allen-music-foundation
 

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