RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Mark Berry is Lecturer in Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. An intellectual and musical historian, his research and teaching interests extend from the late seventeenth century to the present day. He is the author of Treacherous Bonds and Laughing Fire: Politics and Religion in Wagner's 'Ring' (Ashgate, 2006). After Wagner: Histories of Modernist Music Drama from 'Parsifal' to Nono will be published by Boydell & Brewer in 2014.