Dr Katy Hamilton
Visiting Lecturer in Performance & 19th-Century Music
|Katy Hamilton is a freelance researcher, writer and presenter on music. Her area of specialism is the music of Johannes Brahms and his contemporaries, and she has also been involved in projects covering subjects as diverse as the history of the Edinburgh Festival, the role of émigré musicians in post-1945 British musical life, and variety shows at the Wigmore Hall in the early twentieth century. She has provided concert introductions and programme notes for the National Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal College of Music, Edinburgh Festival, University of Nottingham, and St George’s, Bristol.
Katy has taught at the Royal College of Music, the University of Nottingham and City Lit, published and assisted on projects focusing on nineteenth-century vocal music, and been active as a chamber accompanist and répétiteur, having worked with instrumentalists, singers and choirs in England, Ireland, Spain and Germany. She has also made several appearances on BBC Radio 3, as a Brahms specialist and as part of the Record Review team.