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RIAM Online Guest Lecture Series 2020/21

Wednesdays 1.00-2.00 pm, Via Zoom

Free to attend. Register via Eventbrite. 

7 October 2020: Professor David Horne (Royal Northern College of Music, UK): ‘Composition and Performance before, after and beyond lockdown’ WATCH ON YOUTUBE 

18 November 2020: Professor Stephen Emmerson (Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Australia): ‘Creativity in the performance of Western Classical Music’ 

2 December 2020: Adrian LeHarivel (Curator of British Art, National Gallery of Ireland): ‘A Visual History of the Orchestra 1: Monteverdi to Haydn’ REGISTER HERE

9 December 2020: Adrian LeHarivel (Curator of British Art, National Gallery of Ireland): ‘A Visual History of the Orchestra 2: Beethoven’s legacy’ REGISTER HERE

10 February 2021: Professor Samantha Owens (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand): ‘Matthew Dubourg, Redmond Simpson and the Accumulation of Wealth by Professional Musicians in Eighteenth-Century Ireland and England’

24 February 2021: Jonathan Impett (Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium and Middlesex University, London, UK): ‘Thinking music through technology’

24 March 2021: Professor John Michael Cooper (Southwestern University, USA): ‘Margaret Bonds and the Poetics of Racial Justice’

RIAM Amplify Research Day 2020 

Date: Thursday 12 March, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Venue: IMRO, Pembroke Row, Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2


10.15: Welcome & Introduction

10.20: Privilege in Classical Music - Conor Smyth-Small (MMus)

10.35: Hidden Gems: Exploring Ina Boyle's Phantasy for Violin and Chamber Orchestra - Erin Hennessey (MMus)

10.50: Music-making and well-being: Music psychosocial interventions for people with dementia and the family carers - Sophie Lee (RIAM Musicianship Faculty)

11.15: Tea and Coffee

11.45: An Exploration of the Bohemian Quartet's Recordings - Rosalind Ventris (RIAM Strings Faculty)

12.10: Modern Staging of Grand Opera: 21st Century Manon - Aimee Rose Willett (MMus)

12.25: The Work of IMRO - Keith Johnson (Director of Marketing and Membership, IMRO)

12.50: Lunch (Not provided)

2.00: How do we train teachers to adopt a holistic approach to instrumental and vocal teaching in order to prepare students for performance? - Vourneen Ryan (RIAM Woodwind Faculty)

2.25: LIGHTNING TALK: Alan Louis Smith: Musically setting the history of American Immigration - Madeline Judge (DMusPerf)

2.35: LIGHTNING TALK: An Investigation of Jānis Mediņš’s Piano Sonata (1946) - Didzis Kalnins (DMusPerf)

2.45: LIGHTNING TALK - A Humorous Snapshot of an Irish Catholic Mass - Mary Pedder Daly (DMusPerf) - Withdrawn

2.55: Deconstructing Surface Patterns: Identifying musical elements and compositional devices to evaluate context within the solo piano piece Surface Patterns (2020) - Jonathan Nangle (RIAM Musicianship Faculty)

3.20: Break

3.45: LIGHTNING TALK - Contextual Knowledge as a Performance Tool in Petr Eben's Song Cycles - Molly Adams Toomey (DMusPerf)

3.55: An examination of selected repertoire from the Cork International Choral Festival’s Post-Primary School Competition - Fearghal Ó Conchubhair (DMusPerf)

4.20: The Organ: A New Perspective on One of the Oldest Instruments - Patrice Keegan (DMusPerf)

4.45: Close