June 27th: Music of Ukraine

June 14, 2022 • Community, Cultural, Educational, Upcoming events • Views: 121

Music of Ukraine

What: In response to the current humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Westminster Music Library presents Dr. Steven Robinson for a special 1-hour lecture on the Music of Ukraine.

When: Mon, 27 June 2022 18:00 – 19:00 BST

Where: Westminster Music Library, 35 Saint Martin’s Street, London, WC2H 7HP, United Kingdom

Tickets: Free

Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/music-of-ukraine-an-evening-talk-fundraiser-tickets-344143491447?aff=ebdssbdestsearch


More About the Event

From early Kyivan Orthodox Chant to the folk-inspired Dumka compositions of the 19th and 20th centuries, our musical journey will celebrate Ukraine’s rich and diverse musical heritage using recordings and videos made by their accomplished musicians.

This event is part of a collection of talks, recitals, and workshops at the library, designed to encourage exploration of music in new ways.

Whether you are an absolute beginner with no musical background, or a professional musician wishing to learn more, all are warmly welcomed for these sessions.

More About the Speaker

Steven Robinson is a freelance music lecturer. Following the completion of a Ph.D on the symphonies of Beethoven’s pupil, Ferdinand Ries, he taught for 10 years at The University of Liverpool and gave occasional lectures at Manchester University, the Open University and the Royal Northern College of Music.

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