Research Centre for Performance Practices

  • United Kingdom

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Profile Information

Foregrounding Performance-as-Research and Performance Studies research across a range of disciplines, and including four primary areas of research activity:

  • Improvisation Research Group (IRG)
  • Early Music Research Group (EMRG)
  • Nineteenth-Century Performance Research Group (NCPRG)
  • New Music Performance Research Group (NMPRG)
  • Opera Lab (OL)
  • Mindfulness and Performance Project (MPP)
  • Magic Research Group (MRG)

As a combination of existing centres in separate subject areas, in the short term the Centre will be led by a Directorate of two representatives each from Music and Drama, and covering each of the four areas above. The aim is to establish a single Director after the 2017–2018 academic year.

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    Research Output

  • (Re)constructing Early Recordings: a guide for historically-informed performance

    Stanovic, I., 1 Mar 2019, Proceedings of research hands on piano: International Conference on Music Performance. Benetti, A., Monteiro, F. & Correia, J. S. (eds.). 1 ed. UA Editora, p. 63-69 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
  • Approaches to Actor Training: International Perspectives

    Freeman, J. (ed.), 22 Mar 2019, 1 ed. Basingstoke: Red Globe Press. 278 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Projects


    Performing, Recording and (Re)constructing: A Guide for Historically-Informed Performance

    Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
    7 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    The Creative Processes in (Re)construction of Early Recordings

    Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
    9 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Impressions on Wax: (Re)construction of Early Recording Technologies and Performance

    Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
    23 Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Press / Media

    asinglewordisnotenough3 on ScoreFollower

    Pierre Alexandre Tremblay


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Toby Martin's Street Songs

    Toby Martin


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities