A silhouette (in white) of Founder's Tower, on a background illustrating a musical theme. Royal Holloway, University of London

Let Beauty Awake

British Library Conference Centre, London, 22-23 November 2008

A symposium to consider the influences of literature and poetry on Sir Edward Elgar and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Speakers will include Byron Adams, Hugh Cobbe, Alain Frogley, Richard Hickox, Stephen Johnson, Michael Kennedy, Philip Lancaster, Andrew Neill, David Owen Norris and Roger Savage. The programme will also include a song recital performed by Roderick Williams (baritone), Juliette Pochin (mezzo soprano) and Iain Burnside (piano), and a screening of John Bridcut's BBC film on Vaughan Williams.

This event is presented in association with the Elgar Society and the Ralph Vaughan Williams Society, as part of the commemorations to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Vaughan Williams in 1958.

Further programme details are available here:

http://www.rvwsociety.com/i-frame/newsmaster.html <http://www.rvwsociety.com/i-frame/newsmaster.html>

Tickets

£60 (both days); £40 (Saturday only, including recital); £30 (Sunday only, including film)

British Library Box Office: 01937 546 546 http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/whatson/events/november.html


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