French Music Culture
Free Public Lecture
Conservatorium of Music
T: (03) 9035 9309
This series of colloquia perpetuates the legacy and cultural impact of Melbournian music patron and publisher Louise Hanson-Dyer (1884–1962), founder of Éditions de l’Oiseau-Lyre, by bringing cutting-edge issues in music research to a public forum for discussion and debate. It presents lectures by renowned scholars working in diverse fields of music research, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, performance studies, and composition.
Jeanice Brooks is Professor of Music at the University of Southampton, renowned for her research on French music. Her publications include the books The Musical Work of Nadia Boulanger: Performing Past and Future Between the Wars (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and Courtly Song in Late Sixteenth-Century France (University of Chicago Press, 2000).