Event Recap

Inaugurating The Sir Roger Scruton Music Library

September 13, 2023

A Piece of Scrutopia at the Andrássy Salon

Common Sense Society–Hungary (CSS–HU) is honored to share that Lady Scruton has entrusted The Sir Roger Scruton Music Library into our care. This selection of carefully curated books, sheet music, musical scores, and recordings from Sir Roger’s personal library will be housed at the Andrássy Salon, CSS–HU’s headquarters in Budapest. You can learn more about the Scruton Music Library here.

On Friday, September 8, CSS–HU members, alumni, and special guests gathered for an intellectually and artistically enriching evening to inaugurate The Sir Roger Music Library at the CSS Andrássy Salon.

It was a celebration of the life and legacy of Sir Roger in the realm of music. The program featured welcoming remarks by Common Sense Society president and C.E.O. Mr. Marion Smith, an introduction about the mission of CSS–HU in the realm of music by director Ms. Orsolya Domaniczky, a lecture on the Scrutonian approach to music by CSS research fellow Mr. Benjamin Crocker, and a string trio performance by Ms. Eszter Kökény (violin), Mr. Péter Tornyai (viola), and Mr. Tamás Zétényi (cello).

Common Sense Society–Hungary (CSS–HU) is a nonprofit organization that promotes liberty, prosperity, and beauty through education and public discourse. The educational fellowships, curriculum resources, publications, cultural programs, community initiatives, and national campaigns of CSS–HU illuminate the enduring ideas that have transformed the course of human history for the better. CSS–HU does not receive funding from governments or political parties.

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