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Science Lates: Ada Sketches

  • Royal Northern College of Music Oxford Road Manchester, M13 United Kingdom (map)

As part of the Science Lates series, Dr Emily Howard will celebrate the life of the first computer programmer and pioneering mathematician, Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron. Dr Howard’s short dramatic vocal work Ada sketches (text by Laura Tunbridge) will be presented on 27th July in an evening event at the Royal Northern College of Music. Dr Howard will speak about the process of composing Ada sketches and the mathematics behind the work with colleagues mathematician Lasse Rempe-Gillen and computer scientist David de Roare, alongside performances given by RNCM musicians including singer Rosie Middleton (Lovelace) and conductor Aljosa Skorja. Dr Howard will also lead an audience interactive event engaging the audience in ‘turning numbers into notes’.

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