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The Saul Seminars: A Century of Performance at Wigmore Hall

What can we hear of the first century of performances at Wigmore Hall, one of the world’s greatest concert-halls for chamber music and song? What did performances of Chopin there by Busoni actually sound like? Can a concert-hall shape the repertory?

Can a concert-hall influence the way music is performed?

Paul Kildea is Artistic Director, Wigmore Hall.

Gabriel Josipovici is a novelist, playwright, essayist, literary critic and historian, who taught for many years at the University of Sussex.

Studies in Recorded Music 2004
in the Conference Centre.
Each Seminar will be illustrated with recordings from the British Library’s own collections The Saul Seminars are supported by funds from the Saga Trust, which has generously provided wine to be served after each event


Paul Kildea | talks


Date and Time:

18 May 2004 at 6:15 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



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