The Musical Brain conference combines the worlds of music and medical science in a weekend of illustrated talks, discussions and performances, including Stephen Johnson, Barry Cooper, Sacconi Quartet, Ian Brown, Stephan Loges and Anna Tilbrook.
The second day of the conference includes concerts given by Ian Brown (piano), Stephan Loges (bass-baritone), Anna Tilbrook (piano) and the Sacconi Quartet who illustrate the sessions and join in the discussions.
The conference will be both Signed and have Speech to Text. Certificates of hours of attendance for CPD or portfolio purposes can be provided on request.
Sunday 28 October schedule -
Summary - Stephen Johnson
Beethoven's Piano Sonatas - Prof. Barry Cooper
Coffee Concert - Piano Recital by Ian Brown
Beethoven - Sonata in F minor, WoO.47 No.2
Beethoven - Sonata in A flat major, Op.110
Panel discussion - The Need to Perform -
Ian Brown, with Stephen Johnson, Barry Cooper and members of the Sacconi Quartet
Lunch (not provided)
Beethoven - Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know? - Prof. Michael Trimble
Beethoven and Words
Beethoven's Approach to Word Settings and Folksong arrangements - Prof. Barry Cooper
Beethoven, Father of the Lied - Prof. Richard Stokes with Stephan Loges and Anna Tilbrook
Discussion and questions with Stephen Johnson, Barry Cooper, Richard Stokes and Stephan Loges
Panel discussion - The Need to Listen - Music in the Face of Human Problems
with Michael Pugh, Stephen Johnson, Michael Trimble and Lloyd Coleman
Can Art Make Life Worth Living - have we answered the question?
Open discussion with Ian Ritchie, Stephen Johnson, Michael Trimble, Richard Stokes and Barry Cooper
Concert by Sacconi Quartet
Stephan Loges baritone
Anna Tilbrook piano
Signed by Dr Paul Whittaker OBE
Introduction by Ian Ritchie and Stephen Johnson
Beethoven - String Quartet in C, Op.59 No.3 (Razumovsky)
Beethoven - Folksong arrangements for baritone and piano trio - The Soldier, WoO.157 No.2; Faithfu' Johnie, Op.108 No.2; The Pulse of an Irishman, WoO.154 No.4
Beethoven - An die ferne Geliebte, Op.98
Beethoven - String Quartet in F, Op.135