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Manchester International Beethoven Conference

14 Jun 2012

25-27 June 2012

Beethoven has been an iconic figure of Western culture since the early 19th century, and continues to be the focus of research across a wide range of academic disciplines. These include biographical/ contextual studies, textual/analytical studies and interpretative/performing issues. The aim of this three-day conference is to bring together scholars and graduate students in all fields of Beethoven research to explore new and recent developments. 

The conference will include a keynote address by Sieghard Brandenburg, research papers, a roundtable on 'Performing Beethoven', an all-Beethoven recital by the renowned pianist Julian Jacobson, and performances of chamber works by students at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Registration is now open online. Please visit the conference website for programme information and how to register:

Presented by The University of Manchester, in association with The Institute of Musical Research, artsmethods@manchester, and The Royal Musical Association, with additional support provided by Forsyths and The Royal Northern College of Music.