Events

Gavin Plumley will be appearing at the following events and broadcasts:

CBSO – Symphony Hall, Birmingham – 25 April 2019 – 6.15pm
Mahler: Symphony No. 9
Music writer and Austrophile Gavin Plumley introduces Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 before a performance by the CBSO and Ilan Volkov.
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Endellion Quartet – Cedars Hall, Wells – 2 May 2019 – 6.15pm
Beethoven: the Philosopher-Composer
In the third of his pre-concert talks, cultural historian Gavin Plumley explores the relationship between Beethoven and the philosophers of his age, especially the idealism of Hegel.
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Philharmonia Orchestra – BFI, London – 9 June 2019 – 1.45pm
Music Meets Film in the Weimar Republic
In Weimar Germany, music was integral to the cinema-going experience: silent films inspired ambitious orchestral scores, while sound-era musicals spawned hit songs for a mass audience. Making use of film clips, Gavin Plumley and Margaret Deriaz, Head of Film Distribution at BFI, will explore the relationship between music and film in Germany of the 1920s and 30s.
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Philharmonia Orchestra – Royal Festival Hall, London – 9 June 2019 – 6pm
Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis
Introducing the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis, series advisor Gavin Plumley talks to writer and broadcaster Philipp Blom, author of Fracture: Life and Culture in the West 1918–1938, about the Weimar Republic and its enduring echoes.
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CBSO – Symphony Hall, Birmingham – 13 June 2019 – 6.15pm
Mahler: Symphony No. 2
Music writer and Austrophile Gavin Plumley introduces Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, also known as the ‘Resurrection’ Symphony, before a performance by the CBSO and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.
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Philharmonia Orchestra – Royal Festival Hall, London – 26 September 2019 – 6pm
Berg Violin Concerto
Gavin Plumley is joined by violinist Christian Tetzlaff for a musically-illustrated exploration of Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto, prior to a performance by the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of its Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis series.
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Philharmonia Orchestra – Royal Festival Hall, London – 29 September 2019 – 12 noon
Weimar Berlin: Insights Day
Find out about this exciting and dangerous period in the history of Germany in this Insights event, part of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Weimar Berlin: Birttersweet Metropolis series. Hosted by writer and broadcaster Gavin Plumley, this session gives you an in-depth look at Germany during the 1920s.
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