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The 2019 Eleventh Biennial Readers Conference

Current Issue

This issue contains a wide variety of information about recent performances, articles on aspects of Bruckner's works and their reception, and news of current and future events which will be of interest to Brucknerians. 

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Upcoming Issue

The Bruckner Journal is published three times a year, in March, July and November - since 1997 - and is available by subscription only.

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Volume Twenty-Three, Number Two will be published in July 2019. Should you wish to contribute an article, short essay, letter or comment to the Journal, on any Bruckner-related subject, please contact us.

Hertford College, Oxford University: April 12 & 13

Biennial Readers Conference

The Bruckner Journal

PROGRAMME


Friday Evening, 12 April:


Ken Ward: Either/Or – The aesthetic and the ethical approach to Bruckner                                    

Miguel Ramirez: "Lost in Rio". Emil Lamberg, a Bruckner student in Brazil

Saturday All-Day, 13 April:

Andrea Harrandt: Bruckner's first year in Vienna (1868/69). Musical life in an expanding city

Alan George: Challenges posed by performing the Bruckner Quintet

Malcolm Hatfield: Beethoven, Bruckner and his Finale "problem"

William Carragan: Bruckner's simplest idea: forms of the late Allegro movements                   

Thomas Röder: Bruckner as improviser

Benjamin Korstvedt: What is a version, and what difference does it make? Reflections from an editor's desk

Paul Hawkshaw: The early history of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony

Eric Lai: Formal challenges in the Adagio of Bruckner's Ninth Symphony

Saturday Evening Concert, Hertford College Chapel:

presented In Memory of Dr. Paul Coones

Fitzwilliam String Quartet - 50th Anniversary Season!

Schubert: String Quartet in G Major, D. 887 (Op. 161, 1826)

Bruckner: String Quintet in F Major, WAB 112 (1879)*

* featuring Sophie Renshaw, viola










Download the Programme here - including details of times and sessions

Ken Ward, retired editor
Ken Ward, retired editor
Miguel Ramirez
Miguel Ramirez
Dr. Andrea Harrandt
Dr. Andrea Harrandt
Alan George, FSQ founding member
Alan George, FSQ founding member
Malcolm Hatfield
Malcolm Hatfield
Prof. William Carragan
Prof. William Carragan
Prof. Eric Lai
Prof. Eric Lai
Prof. Benjamin Korstvedt
Prof. Benjamin Korstvedt
Prof. Paul Hawkshaw
Prof. Paul Hawkshaw
Dr. Thomas Röder
Dr. Thomas Röder
Michael Cucka, editor
Michael Cucka, editor
Saturday Morning Full House
Saturday Morning Full House
Hertford College with 'Bridge of Sighs'
Hertford College with 'Bridge of Sighs'
Courtyard Entry to the Conference
The Courtyard of Hertford College
The Courtyard of Hertford College
Entrance to the Old Hall
Entrance to the Old Hall
The Old Hall - Readers Conference Central
The Old Hall - Readers Conference Central

Presenters

The Official Conference Banner
The Official Conference Banner
Announcing the FSQ Concert
Announcing the FSQ Concert
Bruckner would approve!
Bruckner would approve!
Good friends - Good times!
Good friends - Good times!

Evening Chapel Concert

Concert Programme
Concert Programme
Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Fitzwilliam String Quartet
FSQ as Quintet
FSQ as Quintet

Lucy Russell violin

Marcus Barcham Stevens violin

Alan George viola

Sally Pendlebury cello

Hertford College