Monday, 22 September 2008 at 12:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Calisto a le stelle: Cavalli and the staging of Venetian opera

Presented by Anna Tedesco

A conference discussing the works of Cavalli and his influence on Venetian Opera in the 17th and 18th Century.

Conference speakers
anna-tedesco

Anna Tedesco is based at the University of Palermo.

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hendrik-schulze

Hendrik Schulze, University of Heidelberg.

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dinko-fabris

Dinko Fabris, Italian musicologist, studied lute (Conservatorio di Verona), Italian litterature and Musicology (diploma di Perfezionamento in Musicologia at University of Bologna; PhD Royal Holloway University of London). Awarded with fellowships in Ferrara, Chicago, the University of Melbourne, the Warburg Institute, London, he has been visiting professor at the Universities of Paris,  Melbourne and Lubiana. Teacher of History of Music at the Conservatorio di Bari (were he is head of the Early Music Department and Centre for musical researches “Casa Piccinni”) and also from 2001 at the University of Basilicata, Potenza, he is the representative of Italy in the Directorium of the International Musicological Society. He is working as musicologist consultant for the Cappella della Pietà dei Turchini and Centro Musica Antica in Naples. His researches focuses on Lute music and on Naples (1500-1800). In addition to about 80 articles and essays, including books on Falconieri (Rome 1987), A. Gabrieli (Milan 1998), Purcell (Palermo 1999), music in Ferrara (Lucca 1999), Provenzale (2005) and Cavalli (2006), his most recent book is Music in Seventeenth-century Naples (Ashgate 2007). His critical edition of the newly founded motet by Domenico Scarlatti Antra valles (1701) is in print in the series “Monumentos de la musica espanola” (Madrid 2007).

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wendy-heller

Wendy Heller is based at  Princeton University

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alvaro-torrente

Alvaro Torrente is based at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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beth-glixon

Instructor in Musicology, University of Kentucky, Beth Glixon received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 1985, with a dissertation on recitative in seventeenth-century Venetian opera. Since 1990 she has been conducting archival research on the history of opera in seventeenth-century Venice, as well as on the social history of musicians there, especially women. Her research in Italy has been supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation and by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Glixon has published articles in Music & Letters, Journal of Musicology, Early Music History, Early Music, and Musical Quarterly, and has presented papers at the annual meetings of the American Musicological Society and the Society of Seventeenth Century Music, of which she was one of the founding officers. Her book , Inventing the Business of Opera: the Impresario and his World in Seventeenth-Century Venice, co-authored with Jonathan Glixon, was recently published by Oxford University Press. Glixon has been an instructor in musicology at the University of Kentucky since 1995.

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jennifer-williams-brown

Jennifer Williams-Brown is based at  Grinnell College.

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ellen-rosand

Ellen Rosand is based at Yale University.

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Conference lectures
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Calisto a le stelle: Cavalli and the Staging of Venetian Opera - Part One

Ellen Rosand
Monday, 22 September 2008 - 1:00PM
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Calisto a le stelle: Cavalli and the Staging of Venetian Opera - Part Two

Alvaro Torrente
Monday, 22 September 2008 - 2:00PM
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Calisto a le stelle: Cavalli and the Staging of Venetian Opera - Part Three

Dinko Fabris
Monday, 22 September 2008 - 3:00PM