Research Centre for Performance Practices

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

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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performance Social Sciences
Music Arts & Humanities
theater Social Sciences
dance Social Sciences
aesthetics Social Sciences
Consort Arts & Humanities
mechanic Social Sciences
narrative Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

(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
Historically Informed Performance
Primary Source

Approaches to Actor Training: International Perspectives

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Actor Training

at143: Messiaen + Linda Catlin Smith

Lukoszevieze, A., Benjamin, M., Roche, H. & Thomas, P., 25 May 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products


Projects 2016 2018

Activities 2013 2019

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

Toby Martin's Street Songs

Toby Martin


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities