Approaching Mozart’s piano sonatas in performance

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Date(s) - January 23rd, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Aula Magna, Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana


Mozart’s music lives in performance. This lecture-recital will investigate some underlying issues in historical performance practice of Mozart’s piano sonatas, and will include illustrations on a copy of a fortepiano of Mozart’s own time.

John Irving

John Irving is Professor of Performance Practice at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, and Associate Fellow of The Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study – University of London. Previously Director of the IMR – the UK’s national music research institution – John has been Professor of Music at the University of Bristol and at the University of London. He now divides his time between his academic work at Trinity and his performing career as a fortepianist and harpsichordist.