Welcome to the Research Department Open Day hub page.

Our 2020 Virtual Open Day was streamed online on 23 October 2020 and featured in-person talks from our researchers and led by Director of Research Studies Neil Heyde.

You can find a recording of the Virtual Open Day in two parts. The videos and running order are listed below.

2020 Research Open Day - Part 1

2020 Research Open Day - Part 1

2020 Research Open Day Part 1 - Running Order

Brief Introduction to the Doctorate (Neil Heyde and Sarah Callis)

Christine Zerafa The Pianist as a Duo Partner: Understanding our Role in Musical Collaboration

Olwen Foulkes The performance practices of recorder players associated with the London theatre scene 1670-1730

Performance

2020 Research Open Day - Part 2

2020 Research Open Day - Part 2

2020 Research Open Day Part 2 - Running Order

Umberto Laureti The role of Busoni during the Italian instrumental renaissance of the early 20th century: distilling a sound at the piano

Keting Sun Music of Eastern Thought: Composing on Notions of Eastern Philosophy

Discussion Forum