• Research Papers

From May 2016 Adrian Thomas is taking indefinite leave from public speaking engagements in order to concentrate on non-musical projects.

• ‘Marginal Tincturing? Lutosławski, Folk Music and the Concerto for Orchestra (1950-54)’, Symposium of the International Musicological Society, Melbourne (14 July 2004)
• ‘Millions of Hands – But Where’s the Music?’, ‘Music and History’ Conference, CRASSH, Cambridge University (18 March 2005)
• ‘Concepts of Identity in Polish Music since 1956’, Trondheim University (20 October 2006)
• ‘Music Iconicity and Górecki’s String Quartets’, Academy of Music, Kraków (11 November 2006)
• ‘Boundaries and Definitions: The Compositional Realities of Polish Sonorism’, Symposium of the International Musicological Society, Zürich (11 July 2007)
• ‘Witold Lutosławski’s Cello Concerto: Texts and Contexts’, Institute of Musicology, Warsaw University (7 November 2007)
• ‘Górecki at 75’, Gresham College, London (4 December 2008)
• ‘Locating Polish Music’, keynote address, ‘Polish Music since 1945’ conference, Canterbury Christ Church University (2 May 2009)
• ‘Pig-sticking, Hunger and Shadow-lines: Contextualising Lutosławski’s Cello Concerto’, Edinburgh University (13 November 2008), Durham University (3 November 2009)
• ‘Lutosławski and Literature’, Cornell University (7 April 2010)
• ‘Lutosławski’s Carpet, and Other Tales’, Keele University (22 February 2012)
• ‘MAT. LUDOWE.  The Lutos File’, National Frederyk Chopin Institute, Warsaw (26-27 September 2013) and at conference-workshop ‘Lutosławski’s Worlds’, Keele University (18-19 March 2015)
• ‘Rustic – Heroic – Elegiac.  Panufnik and his Revisions’, Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw (24-26 September 2014)

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