Professor Jeremy Summerly

Jeremy is Visiting Gresham Professor of Music History. 

He is Director of Music at the London church of St Luke’s, Chelsea and a Supervisor for the Music Tripos at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

He has delivered the annual Christmas carol service at Gresham College since 2014. In 2019, he was made Visiting Professor of Music History.

Professor Summerly's lecture series are as follows:

2021/22 Music and Emotion

2020/21 100 Years of BBC Radio

2019/20 Making Music

All lectures by the Visiting Professor of Music History can be accessed here.

Upcoming Lectures
Recent Past Lectures
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Christmas Carols and Nostalgia

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 9 December 2021 - 6:00PM
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Love and Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 27 January 2022 - 6:00PM
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Humour and Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 31 March 2022 - 6:00PM
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Nostalgia and Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 6:00PM
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BBC Radio in the Digital Era (1982–)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 6:00PM
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BBC Radio in the LP Era (1948–1982)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 28 January 2021 - 6:00PM
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Boris Ord‘s King’s College Carols

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 10 December 2020 - 6:00PM
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BBC Radio in the 78 Era (1920–1948)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 17 September 2020 - 6:00PM
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Musical Endings

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 6:00PM
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What is the opening chord of a Hard Day's Night?

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 31 October 2019
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'A Virgin Most Pure' - St Luke's Chelsea Choir Scholars

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
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'Once in Royal David's City' - St Luke's Chelsea Choir Scholars

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
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'The First Noel' - St Luke's Chelsea Choir Scholars

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
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'The Lord At First Had Adam Made' - St Luke's Chelsea Choir Scholars

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
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'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen!' - St Luke's Chelsea Choir Scholars

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Tuesday, 8 December 2015