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27th November, 2013

Between Extemporisation and Repertoire Performance – The Performer as Creator with Professor Robert Levin

Event Details

Date:
27th November, 2013
Time:
6pm
End Date:
28th November, 2013
Venue:
Silk Street Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk Street, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DT
Price:
Free but booking required

Centre for Creative Performance & Classical Improvisation in collaboration with ResearchWorks

Classical Improvisation used to be a part of the norm of art-music making until the 20th century. Pianist and scholar, Professor Robert Levin (Harvard University), is one of the world’s leading authorities on Mozart, classical improvisation and its integration in repertoire performance. He will lead workshops, masterclasses and two lecture-recitals:

Wednesday 27 November •18:00pm • Silk Street Music Hall

Lecture-recital on the revival of classical improvisation.

Thursday 28 November • 18:00pm • Silk Street Music Hall

Lecture-recital on the integration of improvisational approaches to repertoire performance, followed by a reception.

For more information please visit Guildhall School events or click here to download a poster.

 


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