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Sir John Barbirolli: British Music's Cockney Emissary

Sir John Barbirolli: British Music's Cockney Emissary

When: Sat 10 May 2014, 14.30-16.30

Where: Foyle Suite, Centre for Conservation

Price: Free

Book now for 10 May 2014

Join Dr Raymond Holden, Sir John Barbirolli Lecturer in Music at the Royal Academy of Music, for a talk about 'Sir John Barbirolli: British Music's Cockney Emissary'. Dr Holden will use recordings, marked scores and other performance artefacts to chart the role of Sir John Barbirolli as British music's leading international advocate. 

This presentation will be the Annual Lecture of the British Music Society. Material from both the Royal Academy of Music and the British Library will be on display. The lecture will be presented in two 50-minute halves with a short break. 

Follows the Full English Archive Open Day in the morning (requires separate booking). 

This event is supported by the British Music Society. Further information