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2015: Ninth

The Ninth Bruckner Journal Readers Biennial Conference

Hertford College, University of Oxford: evening Friday 17 - all day Saturday 18 April 2015

Friday 17 April

Ken Ward:  Bruckner's vision

Dermot Gault:  Work in Progress: Editing of the Fifth Symphony

Gerhard Symons:  Bruckner 200


Saturday 18 April

Paul Coones: Performing Bruckner's String Quartet

Crawford Howie:  Work in Progress: Editing of the Mass in D minor

Andrea Harrandt: Bruckner – A Simple Man but a Great Composer

Paul Hawkshaw: Bruckner's Will in the 21st Century

Thomas Röder: Attempts at Improving the Score –Schalk, Löwe and the First Symphony

Eric Lai: Clemens Krauss’s Retouching of Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony

William Carragan: Conductorial Traps in Bruckner [read by Ken Ward]


Saturday evening concert in Hertford College Chapel

Schubert: 4 Valses Sentimentales D779 nos. 1-4

2 Impromptus D935 no. 2 and D899 no. 2

Bruckner: String Quartet

Bruckner: Steiermärker WAB 122, Klavierstück WAB 119, Stille Betrachtung an einem Herbstabend WAB 123, Fantasie WAB 118, Erinnerung WAB 117

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 3

St. Clement's Quartet and Crawford Howie (piano)


Conference ended with a post-concert reception, courtesy Dr. Paul Coones