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A series of performances, conversations, workshops and film projects are planned under the initiative, curated either by the European Institute & IAS or by the funded projects.

There are further music-related events run by UCL's various music clubs and societies, including: UCL Chamber Music ClubUCL CultureUCL Live Music Society and UCL Music Society.

If you are running a music-related event at UCL and would like it featured here please email Lucy Stagg.

Forthcoming events

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Past events 

S. Morland (1672) Tuba Stentooro-Phonica: An Instrument of Excellent Use, as Well ar Sea, as at Land; Invented and Variously Experimented in the Year 1670 and Humbly Presented to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty Charles II in the Year 1671, London: W. Go

VIRTUAL Music Futures: Science and Sound reading group 3

Science and Sound will explore recent research at the interface of STS, music and sound and use its sessions to bring together academics, museum curators and performers.

5 April 2022, 4pm-5:30pm

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Chamber Music Club: 'On Looking Back and Departing'

The varied programme will comprise vocal music by Brahms, Medtner, Tchaikovsky and Dvořák, Debussy's concise but far-reaching Violin Sonata, and atmospheric piano music by contemporary British composer Cecilia McDowall

21 March 2022, 5:30pm-6:30pm

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'Creating a National Dance'

We welcome Dr Priyanka Basu (IAS) on her lecture 'Creating a National Dance: Performance, Decolonisation and Cultural Work in Early Pakistan (1947-53)'. Respondent: Professor Ann R David and Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach.

24 February 2022, 6:30pm-8:30pm

S. Morland (1672) Tuba Stentooro-Phonica: An Instrument of Excellent Use, as Well ar Sea, as at Land; Invented and Variously Experimented in the Year 1670 and Humbly Presented to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty Charles II in the Year 1671, London: W. Go

Science and Sound reading group 2

Science and Sound will explore recent research at the interface of STS, music and sound and use its sessions to bring together academics, museum curators and performers.

23 February 2022, 4pm-5:30pm

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Music on the Brink of Destruction

In a special lecture for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022, Professor Shirli Gilbert explores the role of music in the Nazi ghettos and camps.

26 January 2022, 1pm-2pm

S. Morland (1672) Tuba Stentooro-Phonica: An Instrument of Excellent Use, as Well ar Sea, as at Land; Invented and Variously Experimented in the Year 1670 and Humbly Presented to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty Charles II in the Year 1671, London: W. Go

Science and Sound reading group

Science and Sound will explore recent research at the interface of STS, music and sound and use its sessions to bring together academics, museum curators and performers.

20 January 2022, 4pm-5:30pm

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IN-PERSON: 'FOXFIRE EINS'

A Screening and Conversation with Jayne Parker, Graham Riach and Tabitha Tuckett.

25 November 2021, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

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The Gombay: An introduction to Krio music

Join us for an afternoon of Krio Gumbe/Goombay/Gumbay music and dancing

18 September 2021, 4pm-5:30pm

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VIRTUAL IAS Festival Sea, Song, Writing: On the Palmy Beach

Conversation launching the UCL European Institute’s short film Sea, Song Writing, featuring composer Judith Weir, soprano Ruby Hughes, cellist Natalie Clein and pianist Julius Drake – in dialogue with literature scholars Jennifer Rushworth and

6 May 2021, 11:30am-1pm

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Jewish Musicians and Jewish Music-Making in the Polish Lands

The conference will look at Cantorial Music, Jews and Polish popular culture, and Klezmer in Poland today. And there will be music!

23 January 2020, 9:30am-5:30pm

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South American Archaeology Seminar - Music Archaeology of Latin America

The next South American Archaeology Seminar, a joint meeting with the Latin American Music Seminar, will be held at Senate House 

22 November 2019–23 November 2019, 10am-5pm

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IAS Book Launch: A War of Songs - Popular Music and Recent Russia-Ukraine Relations

We are delighted to welcome Andrei Rogatchevski (UiT the Arctic University of Norway) and David-Emil Wickström (Popakademie Baden-Württemberg) for the launch of their co-authored book 'A War of Songs - Popular Music and Recent Russia-Ukraine

9 July 2019, 6pm-8pm

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What really needs to be fought against? Fighting the good fight through music education

Join this Music Education Special Interest Group seminar to consider how music teacher education can promote cultural diversity in Brazil’s increasingly conservative political atmosphere.

17 June 2019, 4pm-5:30pm

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Digital Anthropology, Refracted Musically: Where Are We and Where to Next?

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the Centre for Digital Anthropology is excited to hold its first annual lecture, given by Professor Georgina Born, Oxford University.

20 March 2019, 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

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The virtuosa singer in the academies of early modern Italy

A concert of music by Giulio Caccini, Francesca Caccini, Claudio Monteverdi, Marc’Antonio Pasqualini and Barbara Strozzi

17 September 2018, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm

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Talvin Singh in Conversation

Singh will discuss his current and early work, the role of creativity, experimentation and fluidity in his music, as well as its broader relevance for Britain's South Asian diaspora, for British multiculture more generally, and in India and beyond. He will also be playing tabla and some previously unreleased recorded tracks.

12 May 2017, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm