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Proms 2017 Proms Extra: Talk

Proms Extra: Talk
Proms Extra: Talk
17:15 Wed 2 Aug 2017 Imperial College Union
The third in our series of talks looking at mood and emotion. Seán Williams and Rachel Hewitt explore the ideas of the German writer Friedrich Schiller whose essay On Naïve And Sentimental Poetry lies behind John Adams’ music in tonight’s Prom.
The third in our series of talks looking at mood and emotion. Seán Williams and Rachel Hewitt explore the ideas of the German writer Friedrich Schiller whose essay On Naïve And Sentimental Poetry lies behind John Adams’ music in tonight’s Prom.

About This Event

Ahead of tonight's performance of John Adams's Naïve and Sentimental Music, BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker and academic Seán Williams and writer Rachel Hewitt, a former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, consider the German writer Friedrich Schiller’s essay On Naïve and Sentimental Poetry and contemporary ideas of sentimentality.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited).

Image: Seán Williams © Steve Haywood & AHRC

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