Music

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Music Forum: Beethoven and his sketchbooks, an informal lecture and music demonstration with Dr Robert Taub and composer Jonathan Dawe

Join us for a special Music Forum in celebration of 250 years of Beethoven, a live-streamed musical evening with Dr Robert Taub, pianist and Music Director at The Arts Institute, and composer Jonathan Dawe. Through performance and informal conversation Robert and Jonathan will share how Beethoven created his music.

What were Beethoven’s primary creative motivations? How did his work evolve in structure and form? What changes did he make along the way? How did he advance the state of the art? And what can learning about his works...

Event Date

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 19:30 to 20:45

Venue

The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
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Music Forum: A live-streamed musical evening with Dr Robert Taub and American journalist James Barron

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 19:30 to 20:45
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Join our final Music Forum of the season, a live-streamed musical evening featuring performance and informal conversation with Dr Robert Taub, Music Director at The Arts Institute, and guest James Barron, New York Times reporter and author of Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand .

Live from New York, James will join a collaborative presentation with Robert to show us how a Steinway piano is made – starting with the wood in the lumbar yard and ending with the finished product on the concert platform. James and Robert will also discuss and demonstrate ways in which...

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Some Call It Home

Venue: 
The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Royal Parade, Plymouth, PL1 2TR
Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 19:30 to Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 21:30
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The Arts Institute, in association with Theatre Royal Plymouth, presents Some Call It Home. Join us for this provocative multimedia music drama that brings to the stage conflicting perspectives of our uneasy relationship with the land – our home, our planet.

With live music and international star soloists, this hard-hitting work of art – part of the Mayflower 400 commemorations – explores how we have shaped human destiny across time by bringing to life pivotal events involving our relationship to our land from 1620 to the present.

The University’s Music Director, Dr Robert...

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

Multi-million selling recording artist Bryan Adams is coming to the UK next summer with a spectacular open-air tour set in the grounds of some of the UK’s most beautiful venues.

Kicking off in Bristol on 26 June, Bryan Adams’ 2021 outdoor tour will visit Powderham Castle on Tuesday 6 July.

Enjoy a live performance from one of the world’s best selling artists in summer 2021, taking in an open-air show set against stunning, picturesque backdrops. The tour also visits Cardiff, Scarborough, Widnes, Telford, Canterbury and...