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Dr Mark Berry publishes New York Times column on Bernd Zimmermann

  • Date20 March 2018

Reader in Musicology at Royal Holloway, Dr Mark Berry, has recently published a feature article about the life and music of Bernd Zimmermann on The New York Times' online Music section.

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To read the full article, please CLICK HERE. A version of this article appeared in print on March 18, 2018, on Page AR11 of the New York edition with the headline: A Composer of Dark Explosions at 100.

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership. Founded in 1851, the paper has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.

Dr Mark Berry read History at the University of Cambridge, continuing there to study for an MPhil and PhD, before being elected in 2001 as a Fellow of Peterhouse, where he remained until 2009, upon his appointment as Lecturer in Music at Royal Holloway. In Cambridge, he was a Research Fellow at Peterhouse, a Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Modern European History, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. Dr Berry is currently Reader in Musicology at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Mark Berry regularly reviews concert and opera performances, both in London and abroad, especially in France, Germany, and Austria. These often attempt to combine his research interests with imperatives of live performance and theatrical production, and may be found, alongside other material, on his blog ('Boulezian', on which, as its name suggests, the work and example of Pierre Boulez is a not unimportant theme). He writes regularly for The Wagner Journal, which he has guest edited (November 2013), as well as Times Higher Education, Music and Letters, and various other journals.

 

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