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Opera in the East End

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6 March 2017

Time: 12:30am - 6:15pm
Venue: Queen Mary University of London, Centre for Digital Music Performance Lab, Ground Floor, School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science.
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Monday 6 March, 2016

Celebrating the history of opera in London’s East End, in association with OBERTO (Oxford Brookes: Exploring Research Trends in Opera), followed by a special evening performance by award winning Shadwell Opera.

A series of talks, discussions and performance activities telling the story of Opera in the East End from late Victorian times through the first half of the Twentieth Century

12:30 – 13:15 Welcome and Lunch – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

13:30 – 14:15 Opera in the East End – Introductory Talk and discussion about the project – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

14:30 – 16:00 Witness Seminar – London Opera Centre. Panel of alumni: Dame Josephine Barstow, Teresa Cahill, Robert Lloyd CBE and David Patmore - Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

16:00 – 16:30 Tea – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

16:30 – 17:30 Informal Workshop Concert of Extracts from People’s Palace programmes of 30s & 40s – Performance Lab C4DM, EECS

17:30 – 18:15 Drinks reception, The Octagon

For more information about this and other events, please visit Music at QMUL

For any queries email p.edlin@qmul.ac.uk.

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