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Paul Jackson

MA, PhD

"Paul Jackson was outstanding - one of the best tour leaders I've ever had. He pitched his talks just right, explaining things carefully for 'beginners', but also raising fascinating and sophisticated questions about the nature of music and opera in particular."

Biography



Paul Jackson, MA, PhD, is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was, for over twenty years, Head of Music and Performing Arts and Director of Music and Performance at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Paul has also enjoyed an extensive career as a conductor of choirs, orchestras and opera, and as a solo and chamber music pianist, performing in the UK, Europe and America. Equally at home in music from the nineteenth century to the present day, Paul is an enthusiastic supporter of young and aspiring composers, and has commissioned and performed many new works for a variety of musical forces. He has published widely on the music of the Australian composer Percy Grainger, and is President of the Percy Grainger Society, New York.

Tours with Paul Jackson

Festtage: Mozart in Berlin
Festtage: Mozart in Berlin
12th Apr - 18th Apr 2022 Tour Director: Paul Jackson£3195

Vltava River Cruise
Vltava River Cruise
6th Jun - 12th Jun 2023 Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2995

Verona Opera Festival
Verona Opera Festival
13th Jul - 18th Jul 2022 Tour Director: Paul Jackson£3095