A workshop with Swiss writer Alexandra Lavizarri who will introduce her novel Und Harry?, talk through how she wrote it and will read various parts from it in German. Followed by an opportunity to translate paragraphs from German into English and to discuss the outcome of their attempt with the writer.
Gareth Williams has unquestionably established himself as one of the country’s leading modern jazz pianists. Described as “one of the most agile and original jugglers of improv and adventurous composition to have appeared in the UK in recent times” multi-award winning saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes has made quite an impact in the relatively short time she has been on the UK jazz scene.
A workshop to launch a conversation amongst researchers doing fieldwork in cross-cultural contexts and an opportunity to gain insight from scholars who engage with ethnography in their interdisciplinary research areas (cultural studies, gender studies, language communities, politics and international relations), and critically reflect upon experiences, challenges and methods.
The final concert in the University’s ‘Celebrating Debussy’ series features Ravel’s orchestration of Debussy’s Sarabande and Danse, Saint-Saëns’s first cello concerto which Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff considered to be one of the greatest examples of the genre and the ‘Paris’ Symphony, composed in 1778 while Mozart was based in Paris.