The Society’s Opusculum No. XVIII was published entitled, ‘Edward
Heron-Allen and the Violin’ edited by Peter Horton. The Opusculum
featured articles, including ‘Edward Heron-Allen’s Visit to Downside,
1886’ by Timothy J. McCann’ ‘Edward Heron-Allen as a Music Critic’, by
Peter Horton and ‘The Resurrection of the Edward Heron-Allen Violin
No.2, modelled after the Joseph Guarnerius de Gesu 1734, Ex ‘Sainton’,
by John P. and Barbara P. Mahoney. These articles were delivered as
talks at the Society’s 11th Annual Heron-Allen Symposium held at the
Royal College of Music in London in June 2011.
The annual Heron-Allen Lecture and Reception
at the Simpkins
Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford was held on the 1st March at 5.15. The
speaker was Professor Marian Dawkins of the Department of Zoology,
Oxford and the title was "Do Animals Matter?"
The Society’s trip to Corsica to commemorate the visit of Edward
Heron-Allen and Arthur Earland in 1921 will be from 19 to 26 May. It is
hoped that we will visit Ajaccio, Bastia and Bonifacio.
The Society’s thirteenth annual Symposium will be held at the British
Museum on Saturday 29 June. The theme will be ‘Edward Heron-Allen and