Eight Songs for a Mad King by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
Date(s) - 27/05/2022
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kings College Chapel
A rare performance of Maxwell Davies’s landmark work of 1969, paired with Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. Professor Arthur Burns will introduce the performance by talking about the piece’s genesis, its relationship to other representations of George III’s illness, and how it relates to current understanding of his affliction. For tickets see https://www.kclsu.org/ents/event/11123/ .
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