MOSSCentre for Music on Stage and Screen

About us


Colleagues in the Department of Music include leading, internationally recognised scholars in opera (as historians, analysts, composers), and in the areas of film, popular theatre, ballet, video, popular music, urban geography:

  • Robert Adlington: 20th century opera, including Harrison Birtwistle; Louis Andriessen; 1960s Holland; music theatre since 1960 
  • Nicholas Baragwanath: 19th century opera; Wagner; Alban Berg; Puccini; Russian music 1860-1917
  • Mervyn Cooke: 20th century opera, including Benjamin Britten; film music
  • Sarah Hibberd:  French opera from the Revolution to the mid-19th century; melodrama, ballet; pre-cinema and early sound film
  • Nanette Nielsen: 20th century German opera and music theatre; Paul Bekker, Scandinavian music and culture, melodrama, film music
  • Nick Sackman: composer
  • Philip Weller: 18th- and 20th century opera; ballet
  • Peter Wright: 20th century, including Michael Tippett

Colleagues in other disciplines associated with MOSS include:

  • Jean Andrews (Hispanic Studies): opera, film
  • Jo Robinson (English Studies): melodrama, performance
  • Julie Sanders (English Studies): Shakespeare and music
  • Richard Wrigley (Art History): 18th- and 19th century French art
  • Paola Merli (Culture, Film and Media): opera and politics
  • Nick Heffernan (Culture, Film and Media): film and politics
  • Elizabeth Evans (Culture, Film and Media): film and television audiences, engagement, media platforms
  • Catherine Johnson (Culture, Film and Media): production cultures of the media industries
  • James Mansell (Culture, Film and Media): cultural and intellectual history of music in early twentieth-century Britain
  • Rik Lander (writer, producer, and director): pervasive media

Centre for Music on Stage and Screen

Department of Music
The University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4755
fax: +44 (0)115 951 4756