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Joanna Bullivant

Series featuring Joanna Bullivant

  • Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius: A Story in Five Places
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Episode 4. The Birmingham Oratory: Elgar and Newman Fr Guy Nicholls joins Dr Joanna Bullivant at The Oratory in Birmingham to discuss the origins of Elgar’s work in Cardinal Newman’s own poetry, charitable work, and love of music. Joanna Bullivant, Guy Nicholls 05 Aug 2021
2 Episode 3. The Firs and Birchwood Lodge: Natural Inspirations Dr Joanna Bullivant visits Elgar’s Birthplace - The Firs - and Birchwood Lodge, where The Dream of Gerontius was written, and talks about the inspiration Elgar drew from the natural landscapes in these two locations. Joanna Bullivant 05 Aug 2021
3 Episode 2. St George’s Church, Worcester: Marginal Origins Dr Joanna Bullivant is joined by Deacon Paul O’Connor to visit the Catholic church in which Elgar worshipped and acted as organist, and to discuss Elgar’s place in the history of Catholic Worcester. Joanna Bullivant, Paul O’Connor  05 Aug 2021
4 Episode 1. Worcester Cathedral: A Civic Legacy Dr Joanna Bullivant explores the tumultuous history of Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, and speaks to Samuel Hudson, Director of Music at Worcester Cathedral, to learn about the importance of Elgar’s work in Worcester today. Joanna Bullivant, Samuel Hudson 05 Aug 2021