‘Misterioso': A New Poem by Gregory Leadbetter, for the Music for Youth National Festival 2014

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Gregory Leadbetter, poet and Director of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing at Birmingham City University, has been commissioned by Professor David Roberts, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media, to produce a new poem in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Music for Youth National Festival, currently being held across Birmingham at venues including the Town Hall, Symphony Hall and the university’s own Conservatoire.

Greg gave the first public recital of the poem to audiences at the Town Hall and the Symphony Hall on Tuesday 8 July 2014, the opening day of the Festival.

You can read the poem here: Misterioso



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