A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

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www.bbc.co.uk/proms

Visits to the Website991
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The Proms have held 'free introductory events each day designed to give you a fascinating context to the music and artists featured in the BBC Proms season ...'

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www.bris.ac.uk/music/CHOMBEC/

Visits to the Website719
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Occasional lectures and talks.

Also indexedUniversity of Bristol | CHOMBEC
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www.chippingcampden.co.uk/contentok.php?id=817

Visits to the Website618
OverviewUsually held in July.
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www.cbso.co.uk

Visits to the Website787
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'Our free pre-concert talks offer a fascinating insight into the music you are about to experience. Each talk lasts approximately half an hour and admission is free. It's your chance to listen to guest speakers, to discover more about composers, music and musicians. It provides further knowledge to enrich your enjoyment of a familiar piece. Or, if you are new to it, an introduction to the many textures, colours and moods to be enjoyed from orchestral music. Join us in the magnificent setting of Symphony Hall and let us set the scene for the music.'

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www.earlydancecircle.co.uk

Visits to the Website1155
OverviewAnnual Lecture: 'Usually held on the third Friday in February. An eminent speaker is invited to talk on a topic relevant to Early Dance. The aim is to promote Early Dance to a wider audience and to demonstrate that it is a serious field of study. The lecture is followed by an opportunity for informal talk ... This lecture, given in London, is open to all - and free.'
Also indexedEDC Lecture
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www.thefrms.co.uk/affprogs/afflinks.htm

Visits to the Website774
Overview'Recorded Music Societies are an integral but often unsung part of our musical fabric offering appreciation and understanding of music in stimulating and convivial company.' Links to details and often programmes of some 120 Societies, out of over 200 Societies as a whole active in the UK.
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howthelightgetsin.org

Visits to the Website1201
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'The Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay'. Usually held at the same time as the Hay Festival in Late May - Early June.

Also indexedInstitute of Art and Ideas
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www.the-imr.uk

Visits to the Website807
Overview'The IMR is based at the University of London’s Senate House. Formerly part of the School of Advanced Studies, it is now supported by Royal Holloway, University of London.'
Also indexedRoyal Holloway, University of London
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blogs.cardiff.ac.uk/musicresearch/john-bird-lecture-series/

Visits to the Website829
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'We host regular public lectures covering current research in musicology, ethnomusicology, composition and performance. Talks are given by guest lecturers  from the UK and abroad, as well as by School of Music staff.'

Also indexedCardiff University
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www.lpo.org.uk/events/shakespeare.html

Visits to the Website415
OverviewPre-concert talks during the Orchestra's Shakespeare400 Festival - to be held February - April 2016.
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www.lso.co.uk

Visits to the Website625
Overview'Occasionally we are able to present pre-concert talks at the Barbican before LSO concerts, which give an insight into the music and artists, and often a glimpse behind the scenes at how a composer works or how a soloist maintains their busy schedule. Pre-concert talks are usually free and take place in the Barbican Hall or Fountain Room on the Foyer an hour before the concert.'
Also indexedLSO
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www.philharmonia.co.uk

Visits to the Website650
Overview'Offering insights into the Orchestra and its performers and repertoire, Pre-concert Talks are available at many venues across the country, giving audiences the chance to meet conductors, soloists and Philharmonia Orchestra musicians, or to explore the music with expert speakers. Pre-Concert talks are free to attend, although in certain venues you may need a ticket for the main evening concert.'
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www.ram.ac.uk

Visits to the Website665
OverviewWide-ranging programme of interviews, discussions, lecture-recitals, etc. Often: 'Free, no tickets required'.
Named Lectures & TalksBarbirolli Lectures | Henry Wood Lecture-Recitals
Also indexedUniversity of London
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www.rcm.ac.uk

Visits to the Website897
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'The Grove Forum is the RCM's public lecture series, consisting of presentations and lecture recitals given by distinguished visitors to the College as well as RCM staff and postgraduate students. Scheduled on Thursdays at 5.15 pm, these events aim to provide a platform for discussion and lively debate on a wide range of musical issues ... All Grove Forum events are free to attend, but a ticket is required. These can be obtained on the day ... or booked in advance.'

Named Lectures & TalksGrove Forum
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www.liverpoolphil.com

Visits to the Website562
Overview'Our free pre-concert Classic Intros and Off the Podium post-concert talks and interviews with visiting artists and scholars are a great way to get more from the performance. The talks are free to all ticket-holders.'
Online Lectures & Talks'A selection of Classic Intros are available to download and listen to again, so if you missed a talk visit our Listen Again page.'
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www.rma.ac.uk

Visits to the Website808
OverviewOccasional lectures and talks alongside their more extended events.
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www.royalphilharmonicsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website566
Overview'The Royal Philharmonic Society is for people who love music and live music making…and who want to ensure a vibrant future for classical music. For almost 200 years we’ve played a vital role in championing talented young performers and composers and in encouraging audiences to listen - and talk about - great music.'
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www.sco.org.uk

Visits to the Website615
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'Features regular pre-concert talks. They are free to concert ticket holders, and begin at 6.30 pm.'

Online Lectures & Talks

'Pre-concert talks are now being audio recorded so if you missed the talk, it will be up on our website shortly after the concert. Visit our audio page to listen to the talks. In 2010/11 some talks were filmed. Visit our video page to watch the talks.'

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www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

Visits to the Website629
Overview'Behind the Music is an ongoing series of study events for adults (16+) including workshops, talks, courses and masterclasses. Why not find out more about a favourite piece of music by attending a pre-concert talk or watching a brilliant virtuoso give a masterclass; delve into Schumann Song or Bach Cello Suites on a Wigmore Study Group course; or attend one of our regular Introduction to Music courses which offer beginner-level classes on a range of topics?'
Also indexedBehind the Music
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