The Operas of Thomas Adès

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AHRC Leadership Fellowship: 2020-22

The Operas of Thomas Adès is an ongoing project that will culminate in the publication of a monograph, The Operas of Thomas Adès, an edited volume, Thomas Adès Studies (Cambridge University Press, 2021), a podcast, Thomas Adès and Operas of Confinement (produced as part of the DARE partnership between Opera North and the University of Leeds), several talks and webinars, and a study day.

Professor Edward Venn – AHRC Leadership Fellow

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Carmen, Carmencita! is a symposium to be held at the Howard Assembly Rooms seeks to explore the mystery behind the myth of...


Thomas Adès Studies, co-edited by Edward Venn and Philip Stoecker, was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2021. Information...


I recently brought together a four-article symposium on Thomas Adès at 50 for TEMPO journal. The authors – Arnold Whittall, James...


Thomas Adès’s Exterminating Angel Symphony, a four-movement work based on material from his opera, The Exterminating Angel, is to be premiered at the 2021...