LSO St Luke's

Study Day: Music, Poetry and the Trauma of War

The Musical Brain

Sun 2 Nov 2014 10am to 5.30pm - Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Overview

Conference

Conference

This one-day conference exploring the themes of war, music and the brain complements the LSO's evening performance of Sally Beamish's Equal Voices, commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I.

Sessions include:
The Cognitive Neuroscience of the Effects of War with Hugh McManners, Director of The Scars of War Foundation

Psychotherapy in Response to Conflict with Lord John Alderdice, Founder of the Centre for Psychotherapy in Belfast

Military Music in Operational Theatres with Lt Colonel Bob Meldrum, retired Principal Director of Music (Army)

The Drums of War with Stephen Johnson, writer and broadcaster

War, Poetry and Music with Andrew Motion, former Poet Laureate

Composing Equal Voices with Sally Beamish, composer

Followed by Q&A and a panel discussion chaired by Ian Ritchie


Tickets: £80

£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Ticket price includes admission to the evening concert at the Barbican Centre

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