Dr Shirley J Thompson to give lecture on Heroines of Opera

14 April 2015

Reader in Music and prize winning composer, Dr Shirley J Thompson will be giving a Heroines of Opera lecture on 25 June at 2pm at the Victoria and Albert Museum, as part of their Art and Existence Series.

Booking and lecture address details

Call 0207 420 9736 to book.

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Rd
London
SW7 2RL

Dr Shirley J Thompson’s opera, Sacred Mountain, Episodes in the Life of Queen Nanny of the Maroons is running in this year's Tete a Tete: The Opera Festival, the largest contemporary opera festival in Europe held this year in Kings Cross. The Festival runs from 21 July to 09 August 2015 and Shirley’s opera will be performed on 21 and 22 July.

Shirley is also working on a science and music project with the Institute of Culture at King's College, London and that work, Random Sequences (reflecting on the research of geneticist Prof Ellen Solomon) will be performed at the Festival by the Electric Voice Theatre on 23 July. More information will be available soon.


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