Join Broadcaster Roger Phillips, Dr Michael Jones, Beatles expert and Lecturer in the Music Department at the University of Liverpool and Olivia Harrison, award-winning film producer and widow of George Harrison as they discuss the career of George Harrison, both as a Beatle and as a solo artist. They’ll discuss George’s interest in Indian classical music and how his fascination for the music and spirituality of the Indian sub-continent profoundly influenced the direction of the Beatles music. They’ll also consider George’s solo career, including George’s most successful album, ‘All Things Must Pass’, released on 27 November 1970, and his Concert for Bangladesh in 1971.
This event forms part of the University of Liverpool’s ‘Yoko Series’, a series of online events specially commissioned to mark the highly-anticipated opening of the Yoko Ono Lennon Centre in late 2021, as well as the launch of the MA in ‘The Beatles, Music and Heritage’ in Autumn 2021. The events will celebrate the ongoing legacy that Yoko and The Beatles have with City, and indeed, with the University of Liverpool.
This event is free to attend with the opportunity to ask questions following the main discussion.
George Harrison: Transcending The Beatles will be streamed via Zoom and Facebook.
Registered guests will receive details of the event and, nearer the time, the Zoom link via email in advance of the event.
You do not need a Facebook account to gain access via the University of Liverpool Facebook page and instructions will be provided to all who register for this event.
PLEASE NOTE: there is limited capacity on Zoom so places will be allocated on a first come first served basis on the day. Access to the event via Facebook is unlimited.
Guests on both Facebook and Zoom will be able to ask questions to the guest speaker.