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Julian Williamson – (Music Appreciation)

  • well-known and popular conductor and lecturer from London
  • tremendously knowledgeable on all aspects of classical music and its exponents’ lives

Traditional lectures with plenty of listening for anyone interested in proper music appreciation which takes in the culture of the times as well as the music, led by an expert with tremendous depth of knowledge.
and practical experience. So good, we drag this longstanding Tutor up the country as often as we can.

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“Superb.”
“Absolutely Brilliant.”
“Julian fantastic as always, the breadth and depth of his knowledge and ability to pitch the course at a level that is accessible to those of us who don’t know much, but high enough for others who do, are amazing.
Julian is an excellent tutor, with extensive knowledge, but also the gift of imparting that knowledge in an interesting and humorous way.”
“He is easy on ear and eminently approachable.”
“As enjoyable and informative as Julian’s courses always are, extremely well researched and well presented.”
“Julian is always well prepared and delivers the lectures in a thoroughly interesting style.”

 

January 2019

THE GOLDEN AGE OF VENETIAN MUSIC 1550-1750

Friday January 4, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday January 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Venice, European political power since the Middle Ages, took a while to flower musically. The Gabrielli's in the late 16th Century heralded a golden age of Venetian life: great church services in San Marco Basilica, flamboyant political and social ceremonies, the first commercial opera houses, and music played in the city orphanages. Discover Montiverde, Cavalli, Vivaldi etc. across one of music's most splendid periods. Julian Williamson (London www.highamhall.com/julian-williamson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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