The Baggs Memorial Happiness Lecture 2021 tickets still available

Charles Hazlewood introduces the Baggs Memorial Happiness Lecture

"…the only purpose of life is joy."

This year's Baggs Memorial Happiness Lecture is back on campus!

The lecture will be delivered by Charles Hazlewood, an award-winning conductor, and the founder of Paraorchestra, the world's first professional ensemble of disabled musicians. He will aim to answer: ‘What does it mean to be happy?’

Date and time: Monday 1 November 2021, 6:00pm

Where: The Great Hall

Tickets for this event are FREE but booking is essential. Hurry, there are only a limited number of tickets available for the event, so don’t miss out.

Tickets can be booked through Eventbrite.

About Charles Hazlewood

Charles Hazlewood won first prize in the European Broadcasting Union Conducting Competition while still in his twenties and has since conducted many of the world's greatest orchestras.

He has played New York's Carnegie Hall, the BBC Proms, performed the first ever orchestral headliner at Glastonbury Festival and collaborated with artists as diverse as Nigel Kennedy, Wyclef Jean, Philip Glass and Goldie.

Charles founded and is Artistic Director of the world's first large-scale professional ensemble of virtuoso musicians with and without disabilities - Paraorchestra - who made their debut at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics.


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