Shaken By An Earthquake – lecture for Arts Society Granta


Always a pleasure to talk about Stravinsky’s masterpiece the Rite of Spring, and to put it in the cultural context of its time. The venue is Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Cambridge;  full lecture details are here.

The Age of Jazz – lecture for The Arts Society Englemere


Talking about the origins of jazz a century after it came to these shores for the very first time.  The Arts Society Englemere meets at  St George’s School, Ascot.