Peter Medhurst explores The Romantic Period
Peter Medhurst explores the Romantic period in music and the arts (c.1789 -1848) by discussing the various aspects that shape its character: the Napoleonic wars, the rise of nationalism, the subjective in Romantic expression, the importance of nature, the supernatural and the Gothic, and the wars of independence. The day is illustrated throughout with images and live examples performed by Peter and his team. Music includes: Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 26 in Eb major, Op. 81a, Erlkönig - Schubert, Field - Nocturne No 1, Schumann - Dichterliebe, and Liszt - Hungarian Dances. Helen Semple - soprano Linda Howarth - flute Jeremy Limb - piano Introduced and presented by Peter Medhurst Patrons are advised that a cash bar will be available for drinks. Please bring your own lunch. The day will run from 10.30am – 4pm.
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28 October 2019
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