Shakespeare's Musical Brain

King's College, London, Saturday 16 April, 10:00 - 20:00

A one-day conference exploring the vital importance of music to Shakespeare himself, and the role it played in his company's creative processes, in the Great Hall, with a concluding performance in the Chapel, one of London's hidden architectural gems.

Supported by Backstage Trust and NADP


"The closer to uncertainty and death you are, the more important music becomes."

- Lt Col Bob Meldrum - Music, Poetry and the Trauma of War, LSO St Luke's, 2 November 2014


  • To bring together the worlds of science and the arts
  • To advance understanding of the value of music and other art forms to the mind, brain and body

CLICK HERE for videos and transcripts from our conferences on:

  • Worlds in Collision: Music and the Trauma of War
  • The Beethoven Question: Can Art Make Life Worth Living?
  • Why Music? Is Music Different from the Other Arts?

The Musical Brain ®
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