January 14, 2019
RUSSELL KERR LECTURE IN BALLET & RELATED ARTS – 2019
The second in this lecture series will take place on
Sunday 10 February 2019
3.00 – 5.00pm
Adam Concert Room, New Zealand School of Music
Victoria University of Wellington
(Gate 7 Kelburn Parade / Fairlie Terrace)
The lecture will be delivered by Dr.Ian Lochhead – dance critic for The Press, Christchurch, and formerly lecturer in the Art History programme at Canterbury University. His topic is the visits of Russian Ballet companies to New Zealand in 1937 and 1939 and the contribution of that to the heritage of ballet in New Zealand.
As introduction to the session, there are to be two dances in very special performances that you will not want to miss.
An award to encourage music appreciation in a dancer will be made in the name of our late friend and colleague, Nigel Boyes.
No ticket required but bookings are essential for seating and catering purposes.
rsvp with your expression of interest, to receive a booking confirmation, to:
Please circulate this invitation to all friends potentially interested to attend.
Contribution to the funds to ensure the lecture series can continue would be appreciated and can be made to:
Russell Kerr Lecture Fund
15 3971 0043453 80
Please identify your name with the deposit, and contact us if you would like a receipt for tax purposes.