Death in Venice
Tenor Mark Padmore is preparing to take on the role of Aschenbach in David McVicar’s production of Benjamin Britten’s Death in Venice at the Royal Opera House. Join Mark and a panel of experts, including Colin Matthews, Ray Ockenden, John Hopkins, Henry Bacon, and Philip Bullock to explore this many-faceted character through literature, film, and opera.
Date: 10 October 2019, 17:00 (Thursday, 0th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Venue: Wolfson College, Linton Road OX2 6UD
Venue Details: Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Speakers: Mark Padmore, Colin Matthews, Prof Henry Bacon (University of Helsinki), Dr Raymond Ockenden (Wadham College), Dr John Hopkins (Homerton College), Dr Bretton Brown, Dr Kate Kennedy (broadcaster and historian (narrator)), Professor Philip Bullock (Director, TORCH)
Organiser: Oxford Centre for Life Writing
Organiser contact email address: admin.oclw@wolfson.ox.ac.uk
Host: Dr Kate Kennedy (broadcaster and historian (narrator))
Topics: Literature, Tenors (Singers), Music, Opera
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Mark Lee