The Piers Plowright Lecture Series

Between 1999 and 2017, Piers Plowright’s lectures, opening the School of Sound conferences, grew to become a tradition. Delivered with charm and charisma, his much-anticipated talks gave the impression of apparently spontaneous, intimate chats with friends, even across the wide open spaces of the Purcell Room on London’s South Bank. There was, of course, much more to them than that, as students and teaching colleagues at academic institutions around the country would attest. Read More »