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The Hans Keller Centenary 2019

The Hans Keller Centenary 2019

On 11 March 2019, British Music celebrates the centenary of the birth of Hans Keller, the combative and charismatic Anglo-Austrian music critic who dominated the London Music scene up until… READ MORE

Anneliese Landau’s Life in Music

Anneliese Landau’s Life in Music

Today marks the 116th birthday of musicologist, lecturer, and promoter Anneliese Landau (1903-1991), who worked in early German radio, the Nazi-era Jewish Culture League, and the Jewish Centers Association in… READ MORE

Books to look out for in March 2019

Books to look out for in March 2019

Dominating this month’s releases is Malory’s Morte Darthur in a wave of fresh perspectives on the most important text of the middles ages. Explore the expansion of critical approaches in… READ MORE

Happy Birthday Sir Henry Wood!

Happy Birthday Sir Henry Wood!

“I shopped all morning. Ties, shoes, ordering a fresh supply of cigars and cigarettes, and my one vice – glacé stem ginger.”[1] This was the conductor Sir Henry Wood on… READ MORE

Material Enlightenment

Material Enlightenment

Dr Joanna Wharton’s new book looks at the writings and lives of five very different women – Anne Barbauld, Honora Edgeworth, Hannah More, Elizabeth Hamilton and Maria Edgeworth – whose… READ MORE

A Protestant Lord in James VI’s Scotland

A Protestant Lord in James VI’s Scotland

Reputed to be the richest earl in Scotland, George Keith, fifth Earl Marischal, is an outstanding example of long-term successful Protestant Lordship in a Scotland reeling from the consequences of… READ MORE

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