Bristol appoints Sarah Hibberd as new Badock Chair of Music
11 May 2017
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Sarah Hibberd has been appointed to the Stanley Hugh Badock Chair of Music. She will join the department in September 2017. Dr. Hibberd is a world-renowned music historian focusing primarily on musical culture in nineteenth-century Paris and London, including opera and other forms of music theatre such as melodrama, pantomime and ballet. Dr. Hibberd has published journal articles and book chapters about French, Italian and English opera and drama, participated in broadcasts on radio and TV and was Writer in Residence at The Royal Opera House in spring/summer 2015 for their controversial production of Rossini's Guillaume Tell. Read her blog from that experience here.
Sarah is also a co-editor of Music & Letters.