Gavin Plumley is a cultural historian. Well known for his work on Vienna and Central European art, music and literature, he is equally at home on Broadway and in Tolstoy’s Russia.
You can find his work in newspapers, magazines and opera and concert programmes around the world. He appears frequently on BBC Radio 3, both as a guest and as a presenter, and on BBC Radio 4. Gavin is also a commissioning editor for the Salzburg Festival.
He lectures widely and has recently given talks for the National Trust and at the National Theatre, the National Gallery, the British Museum, the BBC Proms, the Oxford Lieder Festival, Wigmore Hall, the Royal Opera House and the CBSO, in addition to being an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society and a leader of cultural tours.
Gavin’s forthcoming engagements include lecturing in New Zealand, appearing at the 2018 Cheltenham Literature Festival, hosting a study event on Mahler at the Southbank Centre, talking about Wagner’s Ring at the Royal Opera House, speaking about Klimt and Schiele for the Royal Academy of Arts and the Art Fund, leading a cultural tour of Vienna and giving pre-performance talks for the CBSO and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
All photographs © Theresa Pewal, 2017.