Lois Fitch

about the author

Lois Fitch received her Doctorate from Durham University after studying with Max Paddison. After completing a teaching fellowship at Durham, she became Programme Leader, BMus at Edinburgh Napier University, and in 2008, moved to the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester where she is now Head of Undergraduate Programmes. In 2012 she received an Early Career Fellowship from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to complete her monograph Brian Ferneyhough (Intellect: Bristol and Chicago, 2013). Future projects include returning to the subject matter of her PhD (Gilles Deleuze, Francis Bacon and the writings and music of Brian Ferneyhough) and undertaking research into performers’ annotations and performance practice in contemporary scores.

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Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK


Deleuze and Painting: Music and the Figure
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: Brian Ferneyhough, figure, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, schizophrenia, sensation