As the world celebrates the anniversary of one of its most influential and revolutionary composers in 2020, Dulwich College musicians and the wider community immersed themselves in the study and performance of some of Beethoven’s greatest works during the Lent Term.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events in our festival had to be cancelled but we are delighted to be able to reschedule the Beethoven Study Day lectures in October 2020. These will take place as online webinars via Zoom, available to all SSLP schools and the wider community.
- Tuesday 6 October, 4.00pm
Thinking about… Beethoven, with internationally acclaimed conductor Neil Thomson OA
- Wednesday 7 October, 4.00pm
Lecture by Professor Nicholas Marston, Vice-Provost, Praelector, and Director of Studies in Music of King’s College, Cambridge
- Thursday 8 October, 4.00pm
Lecture on Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata by Claire Cousens, Head of Academic Music, and Luis Parés, Head of Keyboard
In 2019 Dulwich College was awarded Independent School of the Year for the Performing Arts, acknowledging the work and talent of the Drama and Music departments. The award was conferred by Independent School Parent magazine.