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image for Lecture item typeAnnual Lecture: Love and Loss at The Constable Memorial Hall

Lecture, Fri 10 Feb 2017

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Doreen Weatherall

01206 298426

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The Red House,
Gandish Road,
East Bergholt,
Essex,
CO7 6TP

Details

Dr Lois Oliver will speak about Love and Loss in her talk about Orpheus and Eurydice. Known to be a cultural tour de force who delivers her subject with rigour we are looking forward to her interpretation of the tragic story of the legendry gifted singer Orpheus who lost his wife from a single glance while trying to rescue her from the Underworld, linking in works of selected composers such as Monteverdi, Gluck and Offenbach, and even the Can-Can, and numerous artists all of whom have been inspired by the myth and have responded to it over the centuries.

A graduate from Cambridge University and the Courtauld Institute, Dr Oliver has also worked at the Harvard University Art Museums, has been a curator at the V&A and the National Gallery. She is currently Assistant Professor in History of Art at the University of Notre Dame in London and visiting lecturer at the Courtauld Institute.

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Fri 10 Feb 2017 20:00

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Standard £12, students £6

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date event
Sun 22 Jan Clare Hammond, piano
Fri 10 Feb Annual Lecture: Love and Loss

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