"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."
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
Cambridge Colleges at Christmas | December 20234th Dec - 7th Dec 2023Tour Director: Paul Jackson£1695
Music & Opera in Dresden | April 20242nd Apr - 8th Apr 2024Tour Director: Paul Jackson£3395
Verona Opera Festival | June 202426th Jun - 1st Jul 2024Tour Director: Paul Jackson£3895
Worcester Three Choirs Festival (First Departure) | July 202427th Jul - 31st Jul 2024Tour Director: Paul Jackson£1595