Voyage of the Vikings composed by Graham Griffiths
Performed by Cumnor House School students aged 8-12
17th JULY, 2017
Graham has just been invited by The Arts Society (www.theartssociety.org - formerly NADFAS) to join their Directory of Lecturers.The Arts Society offers monthly lectures on cultural subjects to 385 Societies (90,000 members) in 10 countries.
From September 2017 Graham will offer Arts Societies the choice of four lecture-topics: on Mozart, Schubert, Stravinsky and Kashperova. All will be accompanied by a power-point presentation and illustrated at the piano.
23rd MAY, 2017
The Performance Space, College Building
City, University of London
Tuesday, 23 May, at 7.00pm
6pm – Book Launch: Stravinsky’s Piano: Genesis of a Musical Language in paperback (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
6.30pm – Presentation: ‘In Search of Stravinsky’s Piano Teacher’
7pm – A Recital of Rarely-Performed Music by Leokadiya Kashperova
'With this extremely readable book, Griffiths has made a significant contribution to Stravinsky research. His focus on the concept
of ‘pal’tserazvitiye’ is particularly fascinating. His next research project is eagerly awaited.'
Mai Ikehara (Journal of the Musicological Society of Japan)
Far Above: GG with Marie Stravinsky, the composer's great-granddaughter, at the concert premiere of 'Funeral Song' (written for Rimsky-Korsakov's funeral in 1909).
Above: GG with Anastasia, Yuri (Igor's brother) Stravinsky's great-granddaughter - and her mother
Maryinsky Concert Hall, St. Petersburg. 2nd December, 2016.
Lyudmila Milchakova (SPb Conservatoire) and Dasha (student) outside St Petersburg University.