Emigration has been a constant theme for musicians throughout history, with composers moving between countries and continents for a wide range of reasons. In our current concert series, we explore the journeys émigré composers have made through their musical output, whose sounds and atmospheres often reflect and have become associated with their life travels. As part of our blog series, Composer Journeys, we’ve been mapping out the journeys these émigré composers have made.
For our final concert of the series on Tuesday 16 June 2015, we explore the music of the many composers who fled to Georgian London for fame and fortune. Continue reading Composer journeys: Georgian London