Katy Hamilton

Dr. Katy Hamilton is fast becoming one of the UK’s most sought-after speakers on music, providing talks for a host of organisations including the Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre, BBC Proms, Ryedale Festival and Oxford Lieder Festival. She has been a regular panel leader at the Ludlow English Song Weekend, having previously chaired discussions on American and English poetry and the musical links between Ireland, Northern Ireland and England. In addition, she regularly writes programme notes for the Salzburg Festival, North Norfolk Festival and Naxos music, and is a frequent contributor to BBC Radio 3’s Record Review. Katy is an editor of the book Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall (2014) and has also published widely on the music of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She has taught at the Royal College of Music, the University of Nottingham, Middlesex University and City Lit. You can find out more about her work at www.katyhamilton.co.uk