All of Robert Wyatt’s Lectures are available in 1 hour, 2 hour, half-day or full-day formats. Archival recordings, personal correspondence, documentary videos and colorful PowerPoint presentations accompany each session. Some topics are available as lecture/recitals, requiring a tuned grand piano.
Steinway artist Robert Wyatt delights audiences with a rare blend of pianistic savvy and engaging storytelling that makes each performance a creative event. His recitals have garnered sterling reviews nationwide.
With over thirty entertaining musical lectures to choose from, you are certain to discover an appealing selection. Many lectures include rare photographs, archival audio and video recordings, and a live performance. From Jazz to Hollywood, and Classical to Broadway, Robert Wyatt’s lectures are richly informative and fun.
The various lectures are arranged into series, such as Broadway or classical, to help you decide what type of lecture interests you. See the series listed below for lecture options and more details about each lecture.
Featured Lectures Series
The Ragtime Craze
Sinatra and Elvis: Friends or Foes
The Enigmatic Life of Frank Sinatra
Bach is Best!
Rodgers and Hart
Gershwin, by George!
Golden Age of Broadway Series
Jerome Kern: the Godfather of American Musical Theatre
Rodgers and Hart: Irascible Pioneers
An Enchanted Evening with Rodgers and Hammerstein
Cole Porter: Sophisticate of American Song
The Brothers Gershwin
Lerner and Loewe
Irving Berlin: Last of the Troubadours
Great Composer Series
Franz Liszt: The First Musical Superstar
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Giant of Romanticism
Franz Schubert: A Life Devoted to Art
Frédéric Chopin: An Intimate Portrait of the Man and His Music
Mozart in Vienna
Gershwin, by George!
Robert Schumann: A Portrait of Pain and Passion
Felix Mendelssohn: A Genius of Privilege
Richard Wagner: Polarity Personified
Musical Mélange Series
The Story of Steinway & Sons
A Holiday Program of Note
Elvis: A Birthday Tribute to the King
A Magical Mystery Tour: The Story of The Beatles
The Piano: A Magical Machine and Its Music
Sweet and Low-Down at the Cotton Club
The Art of the Piano Concerto: Four Masterworks
Porgy and Bess: A Folk Opera