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Event:
Symposium: Mindfulness in Music & Art
Start:
September 28, 2015 10:30 am
End:
September 28, 2015 4:00 pm
Cost:
£20 (£15 concessions) plus booking fee
Category:
Updated:
July 29, 2015
Venue:
Guildhall School of Music & Drama (Music Hall)
Address:
Silk Street , London, United Kingdom

Platform/Discussion, Opera & Vocal

Running from 10:30am – 4pm, this symposium is part of a programme of events around the world premiere performances of Lost in Thought – the world’s first ‘mindfulness opera’ by Guildhall School professor Rolf Hind, co-produced by Mahogany Opera Group and the Barbican. The symposium will bring together artists, researchers and those with an interest in mindfulness and its relationship to the arts to explore its practice and potential.

Building on the Guildhall School’s pioneering development and research on mindfulness, the day will include contribution from the creative team of Lost in Thought, a roundtable of mindfulness practitioners and a focus on audience experience and engagement in the opera. The event will be of particular interest to both those who are interested in the practice and for those who participated in a performance of Lost in Thought and want to find out more.

Speakers include:

Rolf HindLost in Thought composer and Guildhall School professor
Frederic Wake-Walker, Artistic Director of Mahogany Opera Group
Stuart King, clarinettist and Artistic Director of CHROMA
Siwan Rhys, pianist
Professor John Sloboda, Guildhall School Research Professor

This event runs from 10:30am – 4pm.

Click here for more information and to book a place.


Free Mindfulness Taster Session

As part of the Lost in Thought programme of events, the Guildhall School is offering a free Mindfulness Taster Session on Sunday 13 September, 1.30 – 2.30pm. This is an opportunity for those attending the opera to attend an introductory session to experience the practice of Mindfulness, in advance of the performance.

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