Dr Dan Elphick, Teaching Fellow in Music, will be speaking at the Royal Festival Hall in London this weekend as part of a panel on environmentalism and music, and the role of musicians in the climate emergency.
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Dr Daniel Elphick, Teaching Fellow in Music, will be speaking as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Human/Nature' series at Royal Festival Hall in London this weekend as part of a panel on environmentalism and music and the role of musicians in the climate emergency.
The panel on Sunday 3 October features several distinguished speakers, including arts leaders and environmental activists.
Dan's research focuses on music and politics in Russia and eastern-Europe from the 19th century to the present, and he will be speaking about Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring', ahead of the Philharmonia Orchestra's concert in the evening.
The Philharmonia Orchestra have shared a discount code for anyone who would like to attend the panel and the evening's concert:
Human / Nature: Music for a Precious Planet
Sunday 3 October, 12 - 4pm, Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival Hall
As part of the Philharmonia's Human / Nature series, leading environmentalists including Jonathon Porritt, Izzy McLeod 'The Quirky Environmentalist' and Love Ssega of band Clean Bandit discuss the role of artists and arts organisations in addressing the climate crisis. Plus performances and insights into the evening's concert [add your role / topic here], which features Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and a new piece by Bryce Dessner.
Full price tickets £12, 20% off with promo code FOREST
Rites: Santtu conducts Stravinsky
Sunday 3 October, 7.30pm, Royal Festival Hall
Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in Stravinsky's rhythmic and powerful masterpiece The Rite of Spring. And charismatic violinist Pekka Kuusisto is the soloist in the UK premiere of Bryce Dessner's Violin Concerto, inspired by the Camino de Santiago. This concert is part of the Philharmonia's Human / Nature series, exploring music inspired by the natural world, and the role of the arts in addressing environmental issues.
Full price tickets £13 - £48, 20% off with promo code FOREST