Schubert's Instrumental Music: performance, genre, completion
School of Music, Cardiff University in collaboration with The Schubert Institute (UK)
Saturday 10 September 2005, Cardiff University Concert Hall
11.00-11.30 Registration; tea and coffee
11.30-12.30 Session 1: Approaches to performing the piano music
Chair: Dr Caroline Rae
- Dr Roy Howat, Royal Academy of Music, 'Reading between the lines of the A major sonata (D.959)'
- Dr Andrew Wilson-Dickson, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 'A Schubertian game of charades'
13.30-14.30 Session 2: Genre (incl. musical, cultural and social contexts)
Chair: Dr Kenneth Gloag
- Professor Julian Rushton, Leeds University, 'Schubert's Todtentanz: some thoughts on the Quartettsatz'
- Dr David Wyn Jones, Cardiff University, 'Beethoven's Fifth and Schubert's Fourth. An unnecessary anxiety of influence?'
14.30-14.45 Tea and coffee break
14.45-15.45 Session 3: Completed versions of the Reliquie Piano Sonata (D.840)
Chair: Professor Anthony Powers
- Professor Geoffrey Poole, Bristol University, 'Schubert's Relics'
- Professor Brian Newbould, Hull University, 'Capturing Lost Visions'
16.00 Concert: A major Piano Sonata (D.959), selection from Moments musicaux (D.780)
- Dr Roy Howat (piano)
We acknowledge and thank the Royal Musical Association for their suppport.