Device is incompatible to play the video
Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Songs of Summer

Chris Watson

Throughout May and June the British Isles resonate to some of the strangest and most beautiful sounds on earth; the voices; rhythms and music of our wildlife.  In an acoustic journey from the vast seabird cliffs in the far north to nocturnal soloists hidden in deep cover within Home Counties woodlands Chris Watson celebrates the sonic biodiversity found across our unique landscapes.

____________________

This is a part of the series of events which were held in collaboration with the 2010 City of London Festival.  
Other lectures include:     
      Portuguese 'Ancient Music' in 18th Century London by Dr Owen Rees
      Sir Hans Sloane: 350 years of preserving history by Dr Robert Huxley
      The Poetry of Bees by various poets
      Portugal and England, 1386-2010 by Professor Thomas Earle
      A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey by Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres

singer.jpg.crop_display.jpg

Christopher Watson is a singer with more than 20 years' performance experience at the highest level. He sings with some of the world's leading Early Music ensembles, including The Tallis Scholars, with whom he has made more than 200 appearances, Alamire, Gallicantus and Collegium Vocale Gent. He also performs regularly with Tenebrae and Theatre of Voices, among others.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

22 June 2010

The Songs of Summer
Chris Watson

View PDF
Print
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Prokofiev's War and Peace

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Toothpaste, Custard and Chocolate: Mathematics Gets Messy

Professor Helen Wilson
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Digital Listening: The Future of Music in the Age of Digital Fragmentation

Professor Tom Service
Monday, 13 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

The Unacclaimed Accompanist

Professor Graham Johnson OBE
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Deep Listening: Quiet Music and Quieter Audiences

Professor Tom Service
Monday, 25 March 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Zombie Ants and Fearless Mice: Parasites and the Brain

Dr Tristram Wyatt
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Psychosis: Making and Inhabiting a Different Reality

Professor Paul Fletcher
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Music of the First Christians

Professor Christopher Page FBA
Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Medieval Music: To Chant in a Vale of Tears

Professor Christopher Page FBA
Thursday, 7 January 2016 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Singapore at 50: Oil and Water - Inextricably Mixed

Lord Oxburgh
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The History of Street Performance: ‘Music by handle’ and the Silencing of Street Musicians in the Metropolis

Dr Paul Simpson
Thursday, 9 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Benefits of Singing in a Choir

Professor Graham Welch
Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Replanning London after the Second World War

Professor Peter Larkham
Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Sir Christopher Wren and the Rebuilding of the City Churches after the Great Fire of London

Dr Anthony Geraghty
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Queen's Commonwealth: Monarchy and the End of Empire, 1945-2011

Professor Philip Murphy
Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - 6:00PM