Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference

The Foundling Museum
Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference image
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This event ended on Friday 24th of November 2023
Advance registration fee: £18
On the door registration fee: £22
Venue Information
The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AZ
Nearest Tube/Rail Stations
Russell Square 0.24 miles

Explore the world of Eighteenth-Century British Music at this year's conference, presented by leading experts in the field.


10.30am: Registration & Refreshments

11.00am: Vanessa Rogers (Memphis, TN) — ‘The Men have dropt their Petticoats, and the Breeches are ours’: Cross-Dressing The Beggar’s Opera in the Eighteenth Century

11.40am: Lizzy Buckle (Oxford) — ‘The Expense of the Music’: Balancing the Books at Charity Concerts

12.20pm: Jennifer Thorp (Oxford) — Missing persons: The Composers of Music for Anthony L’Abbé’s annual ball-dances, 1715-1733

13.00-14.00pm: Lunch and Handel’s Will: Love and Legacy exhibition viewing

14.00pm: Peter Holman (Colchester) — English Operas or Music Meetings?: The Judgment of Paris Competition Revisited

14.40pm: Michael Talbot (Liverpool) — The Italian Canzonets of Henry Holcombe (1690-1756)

15.20-15.40pm: Refreshment break & Reports (from 15.30)

15.40pm: Penelope Cave (Southampton) — Sir Joseph Lock’s Organ Room: a fleeting glimpse of a domestic collection

16.20pm: Jack Comerford (Southampton) — Handel in the Home: Songs from the Oratorio

17.00pm: Conference ends

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