Are the Reith Lectures published?
The BBC has published 60 years’ worth of audio archive and transcripts of the Reith Lectures. First broadcast in 1948, the lectures were created to advance public understanding of significant issues of the day through high-profile speakers.
Where can I watch the Reith Lectures?
BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4 – The Reith Lectures – Available now.
Who is the presenter of the Reith Lectures?
Accompanying the lectures, Adam Rutherford and Hannah Fry will explore the themes of the lectures in a complementary Radio 4 series. The lectures will be chaired by presenter, journalist and author, Anita Anand.
How many Reith Lectures are there?
Respect For The Earth. Five speakers give the 2000 Reith Lectures, on the subject of sustainable development.
Is Barenboim still performing?
He conducted the 2006 New Year’s Eve concert in Buenos Aires, in which tangos were played. Barenboim has continued to perform and record chamber music, sometimes with members of the orchestras he has led.
How many languages does Barenboim speak?
HebrewDaniel Barenboim / LanguagesHebrew is a Northwest Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family. Historically, it is regarded as one of the spoken languages of the Israelites and their longest-surviving descendants: the Judeans and Samaritans. Wikipedia
Who introduces the Reith Lectures?
The Reith Lectures were inaugurated in 1948 by the BBC to mark the historic contribution made to public service broadcasting by Sir John (later Lord) Reith, the corporation’s first Director-General.
Who is the 2021 Reith lecturer?
Stuart Russell, Professor of Computer Science and founder of the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence at the University of California, Berkeley will be the 2021 BBC Reith Lecturer.
Who did Jacqueline du Pre marry?
Daniel BarenboimJacqueline du Pré / Spouse (m. 1967–1987)
Personal life. Du Pré met pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim in London on Christmas Eve 1966. Shortly before the Six-Day War of 1967, she cancelled all of her current engagements and flew to Jerusalem with Barenboim.