A consideration of classical music that has been created with advertising in mind. Dr Stephen Rose's lecture is illustrated by live performances by a Royal Academy of Music chamber ensemble of Ravel's Introduction for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet (1905) and Saint-Saëns' Fantaisie for violin and harp Op. 124.
The musicians to perform at the event are as follows:
Klara Woskowiak (harp)
Luke O’Toole (flute)
Leonie Bluett (clarinet)
Flora Curzon (violin)
Salome Rateau (violin)
Marisol Lee (violin)
Anita Kurowska (viola)
Hannah Lewis (cello)
Due to unforeseen circumstances the lecture will be delivered by Dr Stephen Rose.
Please note that a number of photographs taken at this event are available to be viewed on the Gresham College Flickr page.
Senior Lecturer in Music, Royal Holloway University of London. Professor Rose joined the Royal Holloway Music Department in 2005, previously holding a Research Fellowship at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He specialises in music between 1500 and 1750, particularly in German-speaking lands and in England.
He is the author of The Musician in Literature in the Age of Bach, published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.