Monday, 20th September 2021
11.00 am
St James' Church

A joint event with Chipping Campden Music Festival whose Artistic Director Charlie Bennett interviews Laura Tunbridge on her 2020 Beethoven biography marking 250 years since Beethoven’s birth. Each chapter focuses on a period of Beethoven’s life, a piece of music and ‘a revealing theme’ from family to friends, heroism to liberty. Much of the material has not been available to the wider public before.

‘shine [s] a revealing light on our greatest composer’ John Humphrys
‘The author lets the music do the talking in this pithy new biography’ Fiona Maddocks The Guardian
‘profoundly original and hugely readable’ John Suchet

Laura Tunbridge, Professor of Music at the University of Oxford and Henfrey Fellow of St Catherine’s College, is author of three monographs: Schumann’s Late Style, The Song Cycle and Singing in the Age of Anxiety. She has discussed Beethoven on BBC Radio 4; appears on Record Review; gives pre-concert talks for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Halle, BBC Proms, Oxford Lieder Festival and Southbank Centre; writes liner and programme notes for the Wigmore Hall, Barbican, Chandos, and Southbank Centre; and book reviews for The Oldie and TLS.

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