In this lecture-performance, renowned soprano Julianne Baird, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University, will discuss and perform music from the Jane Austen Songbook, reflecting from her research on what they tell us about the great English novelist’s musical tastes and the cultural milieu of her time.
Julianne Baird will be accompanied in her performance of songs from Jane Austen’s special collection of 18th- and 19th-century popular music by Stewart Smith, piano and Paul Wright, violin.
This event is free, however places are strictly limited.
RSVP is essential to [email protected]
or 6488 1340 by 20 May.