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Carl Nielsen Symposium
Birmingham, November 2001

Conference Announcement

Carl Nielsen Symposium

A one-day academic conference on the music of Carl Nielsen will be held at
Birmingham Conservatoire on 1 November 2001. The event will take place at the
culmination of a major month-long international festival of Danish Music being
held in conjunction with Symphony Hall, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,
Copenhagen Philharmonic and the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. This is
the first academic event of its kind devoted to the music of Denmark's greatest
composer to be held in the UK, and will include presentations by some of the
leading scholars and critics in the field. The Symposium coincides with the final
concert of the Festival, to be held in Symphony Hall in the evening, which will
include performances of Carl Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto and Fourth Symphony.

Proposals for presentations [250 word abstract; deadline: 1 June], or requests for
further information should be sent to:

Dr Daniel M Grimley
School of Performing Arts
University of Surrey
Guildford GU2 7HX
Great Britain

Tel: +44 (0)1483 686549