Symposium: Transforming Musicianship: Understanding C19th Historical Style and its Implications for Learning

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00
Wegelius Hall, Sibelius Academy, Töölönkatu 28, Helsinki
Free entry

Language for the event is English. Free entry, seats limited.


9:30-10:00 Welcoming words, and lecture by Dr. Guadalupe López-Íñiguez (Docent of Music Education, Sibelius Academy): Why Do I Play 19th Century Music on Period Instruments? On Agency, Creativity, and Motivation

10:00-10:45 Keynote by Dr. Claire Holden (Oxford University, violinist at the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment): The Long and Short of it: Bowing and Articulation in Beethoven's Symphonies

10:45-11:00 Coffee break (not provided)

11:00-11:45 Keynote by Dr. Tuija Hakkila (Professor of Piano, Sibelius Academy): Making the Score Come Alive: Reading and Understanding 19th Century Piano Scores

11:45-12:30 Keynote by Dr. George Kennaway (Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield, cellist and conductor): Sliding, on Thin Ice, to Some Conclusions – Fundamental Aspects of Cello Performance in the 19th Century

12:30-13:00 Panel with all speakers, questions from the audience, and discussion

The symposium is hosted by the Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA) and co-organised by Uniarts’ Center for Artistic Research (CfAR), and Oxford University’s Faculty of Music. This event is part of Dr. Guadalupe López-Íñiguez’s postdoctoral projects funded by the Academy of Finland (2018-2021) and the Kone Foundation (2016-2018) – both carried out at the Sibelius Academy.

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Further information:
Guadalupe López-Íñiguez, 044 971 9422,