Professor Jeremy Summerly

Jeremy is Visiting Gresham Professor of Music History. 

He is the Sterndale Bennett Lecturer in Music at the Royal Academy of Music. He also chairs the Academy's Continuing Professional Development Programme. 

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:

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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Radio in the 78 Era (1920–1948)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 17 September 2020 - 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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Radio in the LP Era (1948–1982)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 28 January 2021 - 6:00PM
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Radio in the Digital Era (1982–)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 6:00PM
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Musical Endings

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 6:00PM
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Unfinished Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 6 February 2020 - 6:00PM
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1928 – Annus Mirabilis of the Christmas Carol

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 6:00PM
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Musical Openings

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 19 September 2019 - 6:00PM
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Carols from King's: Centenary Celebration

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 6:00PM
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NOW That's What I Call Carols: 1582!

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Tuesday, 5 December 2017 - 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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Part of a series

'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