Toby Young

Toby Young is the Gianturco Junior Research Fellow at Linacre College, Oxford, and a Knowledge Exchange Fellow in the Faculty of Music. His research looks at the relationship between philosophy and creativity, exploring the ways in which creative expression helps to explain our experience of the world around us. Toby has given numerous public talks and lectures, including a TEDx talk, a series of three radio programmes on ‘Artistic Knowledge’ for Resonance FM, a talk on the creative process for Saïd Business School, and an upcoming lecture on beauty and taste for Gresham College.

Authored by Toby Young:

Why do we Warble?

Why does opera not connect with contemporary audiences? How can opera be made more appealing? Toby Young explores how his compositional practice is helping opera reach out to different people.