Professor Christopher Page has been appointed as the next Gresham Professor of Music at Gresham College in London, founded in 1597. He replaces Christopher Hogwood CBE.
Christopher Page is Professor of Medieval Music and Literature in the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. The author of The Christian West and its Singers: The First Thousand Years, Professor Page is also renowned in the world of early music as the founder of the ensemble Gothic Voices, with whom he recorded a series of award-winning discs on the Hyperion label. As Gresham Professor, a three-year appointment supported by the City of London Corporation and the Mercers’ Company, he will be required to deliver six public lectures a year. By so doing he will part of a four-hundred year old history of Gresham Professors giving free public lectures. For more information, please visit Gresham College’s website.