Gavin Plumley is a cultural historian whose work spans various periods and disciplines. He appears frequently on BBC Radio Three and Four and his articles have been published by the Guardian, Times and Independent on Sunday. As well as giving talks for the National Gallery, the British Museum and the National Trust, he is known for his work on Central European music and culture.
Gavin also writes regularly for leading concert halls and opera houses and is a commissioning editor for the Salzburg Festival.He was born in Scotland, grew up in Wales and London and studied at Oxford. Gavin began his career at the Royal Opera House, before working in the theatre industry. He has been a freelance writer, broadcaster and lecturer since 2011. Gavin lives in the West of England with his husband and their dog, where he's recently completed his first book.