2018 Music On Stage Conference

This year we are hosting a dedicated stream for Opera for Children with guest speakers from ROH Youth Opera, ENO Opera Squad, Glyndebourne Youth Opera, Shaw Farm Opera, and the composers John Webb and Lewis Murphy.

Call For Papers and Expressions of Interest 

Papers are invited on all aspects of Opera for Children, as well as opera, the musical, instrumental music and performance practice.

Papers of 20 minutes duration and abstracts of 250 words with 200 word biography should be sent to Dr F Jane Schopf at or Rose Bruford College, Burnt Oak Lane, Sidcup, Kent DA15 9DF, England 

  • Ignite presentations on work in progress welcome.
  • Round Table presentations welcome.

Call For Paper Deadline: Friday 30 March 2018

2018 Music On Stage Conference

Confirmed speakers include:
ROH Youth Opera
ENO Opera Squad
Glyndebourne Youth Opera
Lewis Murphy – composer in residence at Glyndebourne
John Webb – composer (ENO commissions)
James Flecker, Shaw Farm Opera

Dates: Saturday 20 October 20th and Sunday 21 October 2018
Rose Bruford College, Sidcup, Kent, 

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