Beyond Music series: Dame Imogen Cooper in conversation with Dr Kate Kennedy
The first session in OCLW’s new Beyond Music series, generously supported by Felix Appelbe.

Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, Imogen Cooper’s future concerto performances include the London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle, the Hallé with Sir Mark Elder and The Cleveland and Helsinki Philharmonic orchestras with Dame Jane Glover. Her solo recitals this season include performances in London, New York and Washington DC.

Imogen has a widespread international career and has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Berliner Philharmoniker, Vienna Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Budapest Festival and NHK Symphony orchestras. She has played at the BBC Proms and with all the major British orchestras, including particularly close relationships with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia.

As a committed chamber musician Imogen performs regularly with Henning Kraggerud and Adrian Brendel. Her lieder partners include Ian Bostridge, Sarah Connolly and Mark Padmore. Imogen’s most recent solo recordings have been for Chandos Records.

Imogen received a DBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2021. The Imogen Cooper Music Trust was founded in 2015, to support young pianists at the cusp of their careers and give them time in an environment of peace and beauty.
Date: 23 January 2024, 17:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2024)
Venue: Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Speakers: Dame Imogen Cooper, Dr Kate Kennedy
Organising department: Oxford Centre for Life-Writing
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Anna Senkiw