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Interpreting Berlioz
Egham, November 2002

Victoria & Albert Museum and the Royal College of Music 
LONDON, 15-17 November 2002

Organised by Royal Holloway, University of London and the Royal College of
Music, London, under the aegis of the ComitÚ International Hector Berlioz,
and on the occasion of the bicentenary of the composer's birth.

This Conference is one of an international series of events, co-ordinated by the
ComitÚ International Hector Berlioz 2003, that will mark the bicentenary of the
composer's birth. Our contribution to these celebrations brings together an
international team of scholars and performers in explorations of a number of
themes, including:

Berlioz and England 
Berlioz in Russia 
Performing Berlioz 
LÚlio ou Le retour Ó la vie

But Interpreting Berlioz will not be just talk about Berlioz, but will also
include some of his music in a series of events in the Victoria and Albert Museum,
a symphony concert at the Royal College of Music, a masterclass on Berlioz songs
and a lecture-recital on Liszt's transcriptions of the Symphony fantastique. We
hope these three days will provide stimulating insights into the life and music of
one of the fascinating composers of the nineteenth century.

For further details and booking forms, see

Paul Banks 
David Charlton 
Katharine Ellis 

Dr Paul Banks 
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