Words and Music for Iris

Iris Murdoch, 1963 © Steve Brodie

Iris Murdoch, 1963 © Steve Brodie

This concert consists of a programme of songs mentioned in Iris Murdoch's novels—from Shakespeare songs to Mozart arias, from folk songs to jazz standards—with associated readings from favourite novels like The Sea, the Sea, The Philosopher's Pupil, The Bell and more. This event is adapted from a programme presented in July 2019 at the Iris Murdoch centenary conference in Oxford. Download the flier for more information.

Gillian Dooley is a singer and literary scholar based at Flinders University. She has published widely and participated in many Iris Murdoch conferences and events all over the world. Alistair Knight is an Adelaide pianist and organist, and musical director of Corinthian Singers of Adelaide.

This event is part of the 2020 Adelaide Fringe Festival. Book your tickets via FringeTIX.

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