Described by The Times as a ‘leading cultural historian’, Gavin Plumley is well known for his work on Central European music and culture during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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, the Cheltenham Literature Festival, 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.

During 2019 Gavin will be series advisor for the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis, featuring a host of concerts and events. Gavin’s other forthcoming engagements include pre-performance talks for the CBSO and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, study days for The Arts Society and a new book.

All photographs © Theresa Pewal, 2017.


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