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In Search of Leokadiya Kashperova: Musical Adventures in Russia Dr Graham Griffiths Tuesday 24 September 2019

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING WILL NOW BE AT BOXGROVE VILLAGE HALL

 

Dr Graham Griffiths is a conductor, composer, author and  broadcaster. His guest appearances include St Petersburg International Conservatoires Festival. His research was featured in the BBC Radio 3 celebration Five Forgotten Female Composers on International Women's Day (8March 2018).

For a historian there can be little to match the excitement of discovering a forgotten treasure. Dr Griffiths' eventful research across Russia to unveil the Romantic figure of Leokadiya Kashperova (1872-1940) offers the perfect example. This lecture offers narrative, images and musical performances illustrating what it takes to recover the life and works of a composer whom History has completely forgotten. Until now...