MEIRION BOWEN - career profile cont.

Guest Lectures, Radio & TV

(i) Tippett

  • Director of Tippett Weekend Course, Aldeburgh, 1980
  • Pre-Performance talks at 12 different UK venues during Kent Opera tours of King Priam
  • Lectures at Barbican Centre during Tippett Festival 1995
  • Lectures/Master-Classes on Tippett include:
  • Lusaka College of Further Education, Zambia
  • Yehudi Menuhin School
  • Dartington Summer School
  • Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
  • Brighton Philharmonic Society
  • University of Cleveland. Ohio
  • Universities of Hong Kong, Tokyo Kyoto, Hiroshima
  • Shanghai Conservatory (week of lectures & seminars)
  • University of Melbourne
  • Queensland Conservatorium
  • Stockholm House of Culture
  • University of Houston, Texas
  • Cultura Inglesa, Sao Paulo
  • Friends of Royal Opera House Covent Garden
  • San Francisco Opera
  • Wratislava Cantans Festival, Poland
  • Swansea Festival
  • English National Opera (study days)
  • CBC Festival, Toronto, 1980

pre-concert talks for:

  • London Sinfonietta
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Boston Symphony
  • Toronto Symphony
  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • BBC Proms

Televised pre-concert interviews (live) with Tippett at Sydney Opera House interview with Tippett for BBC TV relay of The Mask of Time

Lectures & seminars (in French) at La Ferme de Buisson Arts Centre, Paris and University of Paris

(ii) Other:

lectures on contemporary music-theatre:

  • Redlands College, California
  • Banff College of Further Education, Canada
  • International Music-Theatre Conference Munich

lectures on English music 1600-present:

  • Bowdoin College, Maine

lectures on contemporary music:

  • Setmana Internacional de Musica Contemporanea, Barcelona (1988)
  • Jornadas de composion musical, Valencia (1989)
  • Sao Paolo and Salvador Festivals of Contemporary Music, Brazil (August 1990)

Miscellaneous lectures:

  • The Music of Harry Partch, (Columbia University, New York)
  • The Origins and Development of the English Masque, (Mountain View College, Dallas)

Talks on BBC Radios 3 & 4, Capital Radio, Radio London, LBC Radio, ABC (Sydney & Melbourne)

Pre-concert talks at:

  • Bath Festival
  • Christchurch Spitalfields Festival
  • St Ives Festival