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Ms Leah Broad

Lecturer in Music


I hold lectureships at both Christ Church and Queen's, where I teach music history after 1750, music analysis, and Scandinavian music.


I study theatre music of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, particularly in Scandinavia and the UK. I am especially interested in the roles that music and sound played in productions, and the way this impacts on how plays were interpreted. Research communication forms a large part of my work - I am a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker, and I won the Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for an article on Sibelius, one of the composers whose music I research. I’m also the founder and editor of The Oxford Culture Review, a website dedicated to arts and humanities research.