Clara Schumann (née Wieck) and her World
International Bicentenary Conference
Date: 14–16 June 2019
Venue: Lady Margaret Hall
University of Oxford
This three-day conference seeks to reassess Clara Schumann’s music and cultural milieu within the gender-aware and interdisciplinary climate of contemporary musicology. It will include two keynote lectures by Dr Natasha Loges (Royal College of Music) and Professor Susan Youens (University of Notre Dame), two lecture-recitals, seventeen individual presentations, and a recital of Clara Schumann’s songs and piano music, performed by Dr Aisling Kenny, Cecily Lock, and Cheryl Tan.
The organizers express gratitude to the following organizations for their support of the conference: The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), Oxford’s Faculty of Music, Music & Letters, and The Royal Musical Association.