Professor Roger Parker FBA

Professor Parker was the Gresham Professor of Music between 2006 and 2010. He is currently the Thurston Dart Professor of Music at King’s College London. He studied at the University of London, first at Goldsmiths, then at King’s. He then taught at Cornell University, at Oxford and at Cambridge, where he was Professor of Music and served as Chair of the School of Arts and Humanities. He has held Visiting Professorships at Princeton and at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was the Ernest Bloch Lecturer.
Roger Parker's work has centred on opera, in particular Italian opera of the nineteenth century. For ten years he was founding co-editor (with Arthur Groos) of the Cambridge Opera Journal, and he continues as General Editor (with Gabriele Dotto) of the Donizetti Critical Edition. He was a Guggenhiem Fellow in 1986-7, received the Premio Giuseppe Verdi in 1986, and in 1991 was awarded the Dent Medal of the Royal Musical Association. He has produced numerous publications but his latest book is Remaking the Song: Operatic Visions and Revisions from Handel to Berio.

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Recent Past Lectures
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Britten and the String Quartet: A Classical Impulse - String Quartet No.3

Professor Roger Parker FBA
Thursday, 27 June 2013 - 1:00PM
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Britten and the String Quartet: A Classical Impulse - String Quartet No.2

Professor Roger Parker FBA
Thursday, 23 May 2013 - 1:00PM
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Britten and the String Quartet: A Classical Impulse - String Quartet No.1

Professor Roger Parker FBA
Thursday, 25 April 2013 - 1:00PM
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Ludwig van Beethoven Op 95 in F minor

Professor Roger Parker FBA
Wednesday, 30 June 2010 - 12:00AM
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Wolfgang Amadé Mozart, K 499 in D major

Professor Roger Parker FBA
Thursday, 20 May 2010 - 12:00AM
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Wolfgang Amadé Mozart, K 421 in D minor

Professor Roger Parker FBA
Thursday, 22 April 2010 - 6:00PM