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WILLIAM WALTON

and his friends


Music Appreciation
lectures
at Charlton House
Monday* mornings with
Matthew Taylor
In this series Matthew will trace the career of this singular composer from the Bright Young
Things of the twenties with Façade, through his viola and violin concertos, his great oratorio
Belshazzar’s Feast, his struggle to produce his first symphony, his film music including
Olivier’s Henry V, and his post war music after he settled in Ischia including his cello
concerto and second symphony. There are musical tributes to friends and also music for
royal occasions. The friends whose music you will also hear include Constant Lambert,
Arthur Bliss and Malcolm Arnold.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to extensive building works at Blackheath Halls, this series of lectures
will take place at the Old Library at Charlton House, Charlton Road, London SE7 8RE.

Mondays (*except May 8) from 10.15 to 12.15


April 16, 23, 30
May 8 (Tuesday), 14, 21
June 4, 11, 18
July 2
 
Course fee: £95 or £11 per single
lecture or try a taster for free.
For further details and tickets contact:
Lionel Lewis on 020 8297 1075
email: LJL@lioneljlewis.org.uk
www.blackheath-music.co.uk
 
William Walton portrait by Michael Ayrton (©National Portrait Gallery)
Constant Lambert photo: Lola Marsden (©National Portrait Gallery)
  Arthur Bliss photo: Herbert Lambert Malcolm Arnold photo: Mike Purton´
Poster design: Tom Butler (2018)