Classes – September

Mon 3rd Sept

10:30 –11:35               Howard Shelter          Introductory Talk (with excerpts) on “Expansive History of European                                                                                     Opera in 32 Talks”                                                2/5

(32 talks for 2019 and 2020 – on operas & composers in 4 centuries, from 12 countries)

11:50 – 12:50              Amalia Michaels         The Enlightenment – Science puts on its Thinking Cap

Tues 4th Sept

10:30 – 11:30              The Drama Group      Rehearsal

11:45 – 12:45              The Drama Group      Performance of “Women’s Fight for Equality”

Wed 5th Sept

10:30 –11:35               Howard Shelter           Introductory Talk (with excerpts) on “Expansive History of European

Opera in 32 Talks”                                                 3/5

(32 talks for 2019 and 2020 – on operas & composers in 4 centuries, from 12 countries)

11:50 – 12:50              Anthony Gooch           An Anglo-Polish Tale

Fri 7th Sept

10:30 – 11:30              Ralph Blumenau          Look Upon This Picture and on That                        8/9

11:45 – 12:45              Paul Lewis                    Opera tour: around the USSR in 12 discs

Mon 10th Sept

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die                9/16

Tues 11th Sept

10:30 – 11:30              Robert Hugill              Creating French Opera: passion, power and politics

11:45 – 12:45              Andrew Brookes         The Battle of Britain – a talk by a retired R.A.F. pilot turned writer and                                                                                    broadcaster

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die              10/16

Wed 12th Sept

10:30 – 11:30              Ken Baldry                    Romans and the Conquest of Britain

11:45 – 12:45              Paul Plant                      Politics and Current Affairs

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die              11/16

Thurs, 13th Sept

10:30 –11:35               Howard Shelter           Introductory Talk (with excerpts) on “Expansive History of European

Opera in 32 Talks”                                                     4/5

(32 talks for 2018 and 2019 – on operas & composers in 4 centuries, from 12 countries)

*Introductory Talk 5 will be given next term on Tues, 25th Sept at 11.40 in Rm 2.21                  5/5

11:50 – 12:50             Shirley Levy                  “Is this my best side?” Looking at portraiture through the ages

14:00                          Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die              12/16

Fri 14th Sept

10:30 – 11:30              Ralph Blumenau         Look Upon This Picture and on That                        9/9

11:45 – 12:45              Ruth Leon                   Come to the Cabaret, “Old Chum” – two

centuries of music, song, and scabrous humour.

Mon 17th Sept  

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die                13/16

Tues 18th  Sept

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die                14/16

Weds 19th  Sept

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die                15/16

Thurs 20th  Sept

14:00                           Wally Howard                        Films you must see before you die                16/16