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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Our courses cover opera, folk song and more modern popular music, and even look at how composers and astronomers have influenced each other over the centuries.

Day schools

16 August 2020
One day, one musician: Ludwig van Beethoven Dr Chloe Valenti

13 December 2020
One day, one musician: Maria Callas Dr Robert Letellier

28 March 2021
One day, one musician: Bob Dylan Dr Craig Jamieson

Residential Courses

27-29 March 2020 - New date in 2021 TBC
The German Romantic movement Dr Robert Letellier

24-26 July 2020 - TBC
A quest for freedom: Romantic opera, Friedrich Schiller and Sir Walter Scott Dr Robert Letellier

7-9 August 2020
Music from the French Baroque and its influence on the English Restoration and JS Bach Dr David Ponsford

16-18 October 2020
Are strawberry fields forever? Derek Niemann and Stephen Ferron

8-10 January 2021
Richard Wagner and the chronicles of Medieval Christianity Dr Robert Letellier

12-14 February 2021
The Great British Musical Ian MacMillan

2-4 July 2021
Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan Professor Jem Poster and Stephen Ferron

26-30 July 2021
The legend of Faust and its musical heritage Dr Robert Letellier

If you are interested in furthering your study in this subject area, please see our Award-bearing courses here and our Online courses here.

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