£10 / £6 Disabled & Unemployed / £5 Students & Under 35s
PROFESSOR MARCUS DU SAUTOY (University of Oxford)
DR EMILY HOWARD Composer
Members of ENSEMBLE 360
Panellists Marcus du Sautoy (BBC Radio 4’s A Brief History of Mathematics) and Emily Howard (Director of Practice and Research in Science and Music at the Royal Northern College of Music) provide an entertaining exploration of the significance and role of mathematics in music.
Covering Bach’s use of symmetry in the Goldberg Variations to Messiaen’s deployment of prime numbers, from Schoenberg’s 12-tone scale to Debussy and Bartok’s use of the Fibonacci Sequence, and more, the discussion features live musical excerpts and a performance of Emily Howard’s The Music of Prooffor string quartet, written in collaboration with Marcus du Sautoy.
Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be served from 1.30pm
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