A program of songs mentioned in Iris Murdoch's novels - from Shakespeare songs
to Mozart arias, from folk songs to jazz standards - with associated
readings from favourite novels like 'The Sea, the Sea', 'The Philosopher's
Pupil', 'The Bell' and more. Adapted from a program presented at the Iris
Murdoch centenary conference in Oxford, July 2019. Part of the JM Coetzee
Centre for Creative Practice cultural program
Gillian Dooley and Alistair Knight
Gillian Dooley is a singer and literary scholar based at Flinders University. She has published widely and participated in many Iris Murdoch conferences and events all over the world. Alistair Knight is an Adelaide pianist and organist, and musical director of Corinthian Singers of Adelaide.