Poetry, Music, Drama: the creation of contemporary opera: 16 January 2013

Friday 14 December 2012

This one-day conference brings together poets, composers, producers and academics to discuss the collaborative processes involved in the creation of contemporary opera. Speakers will include: Michael Symmonds-Roberts, Fiona Sampson, John Casken, Robert Saxton, Liza Lim, David Beard, Jonathan Cross and Andrew Watts. Admission: £15, (£10 students)

The conference will be followed by a conversation between Sir Harrison Birtwistle and David Harsent discussing their opera The Minotaur at 6:00pm. Admission free and followed by a wine reception.  This is a John Coffin Memorial event.

Promoted by the Institute of Musical Research in association with the Institute of English Studies. 

FOR DETAILS SEE: http://music.sas.ac.uk/