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Why Music? Music and Memory

27 September, 2015 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Free

Music psychologist Victoria Williamson is joined by principle players of Aurora Orchestra for a concert and talk showing how music and memory are linked in extraordinary ways, from before birth to the dementia of old age. Melody, emotion, expectation and meaning are explored through the chamber music of Beethoven, Franck, Stravinsky and Brahms.

Speakers and performers

  • Victoria Williamson, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow for Music at the University of Sheffield and author of ‘You Are the Music’
  • Principle players of Aurora Orchestra

This event is FREE. Tickets will become available below from 11.00 on Friday 28 August.

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Date:
27 September, 2015
Time:
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://wellcomecollection.org/events/music-and-memory

Organizer

Wellcome Collection
Phone:
+44 (0)20 7611 2222
Website:
http://www.wellcomecollection.org/

Venue

Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)20 7611 2222
Website:
http://www.wellcomecollection.org/