Beethoven Variations

Ruth Padel
Victoria Hall / Online
16 Apr 2024 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Book Now

Photo: © Donna Ford

Ruth Padel is a poet, novelist, classicist, philhellene, music-lover and conservationist. She has won the National Poetry Competition;  several of her poetry collections were shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot and Whitbread Prizes. She has taught Greek at Oxford and tracked tigers all over the world. During the pandemic, she published  Beethoven Variations: Poems on a Life, a verse biography of the composer which the TLS found “breathtaking”. Ruth will be reciting and talking about her poems, accompanied by  recordings from the great composer.

Members: Free, Online (please book to receive a link) or Victoria Hall (doors open 7.30pm)
Guests: £10, Online (please book to receive a link) or £10 Victoria Hall (pay on the door)
Please book to watch online by 1pm on the day of the event
You do not book to attend in the Victoria Hall
Drinks are served in the Members’ Room after the lecture for everyone attending