Lecture Theatre 1, School of Music
The speaker is Barbara Kelly
(Royal Northern College of Music)
Chaired by Steve Muir
Barbara L. Kelly is Professor of Music and Director of Research at the Royal Northern College of Music. Her research is focused on French music between 1870 and 1939. She has published two monographs: Music and Ultra-Modernism in France: A Fragile Consensus, 1913-1939 (Boydell, 2014) and Tradition and Style in the Works of Darius Milhaud, 1912-1939 (Ashgate, 2003), and two edited collections. She is currently preparing an edited collection with Christopher Moore: Authority, Advocacy, Legacy: Music Criticism in France (1918-1939), and is working on a study of concert societies devoted to new music in France; she is also preparing a study of singer Jane Bathori’s war-time concerts at the Vieux Colombier.