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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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“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.”


September 2020


September 4th at 18:30 to September 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 4 Sep - 13:30 Sun 6 Sep 2020 A look at the music and musicians of the Eastern European bloc: Bohemia, Czech countries, Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia etc. Explore their considerable influence on the wider development of music, mainly from the C18th onwards with migrant composers Stamitz, Vanhal, Gassmann et al. C19th nationalism grew in the hands of Smetana, Dvorak, and Liszt, developing in the C20th with Bartok and Kodaly. Julian Williamson (London www.highamhall.com/julian-williamson) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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