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The Verdun Allen Music Foundation offers short courses on the lives and works of famous composers and periods of musical history.

To celebrate 5 years of the organisation, on Saturday 27th February there will be a special day of lectures - proceeds of which will go to the Musicians Union COVID 19 Hardship Fund.

Saturday 27th February 2021: Musicians Union Fundraising Event

10 -12 Lecture 1. A Sermon in Music: Bach's Cantata BWV 140 'Wachet auf'
2-4 Lecture 2. Exotic sounds in Debussy's String Quartet
7-9pm Lecture 3. A National Monument: Elgar's Cello Concerto

To access one or more of the zoom lectures, please email stevenrobinson1970@msn.com
Classes are free, but with a suggested donation to the MU of £10 per session.

Steven Robinson

Steven Robinson is a freelance music lecturer. Following the completion of a Ph.D on the symphonies of Beethoven’s pupil, Ferdinand Ries, he taught for 10 years at The University of Liverpool and also gave lectures at Manchester University and the RNCM. He has also led many Music Appreciation Holidays for HF Holidays at their country houses around the U.K. Steven is an organist and pianist and gives lessons at his home in Stretford.