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Monday, 22 September 2008, 1:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

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

Ellen Rosand, Jennifer Williams-Brown, Beth Glixon

This first part of this study day included the following talks: 

Restoring Cavalli to the Theatre in the 21st Century by Ellen Rosand, Executive Director for the Yale Baroque Opera Project, Yale University

Events and Emergencies: What the sources can and cannot tell us about performing 17th Century Italian Opera by Jennifer Williams-Brown, Musicologist at Grinnell College

Reversals of Fortune: Calisto Then and Now by Beth Glixon, Musicology Instructor at University of Kentucky

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Ellen Rosand is based at Yale University.

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Jennifer Williams-Brown is based at  Grinnell College.

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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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22 September 2008

Calisto a le stelle: Cavalli and the Staging of Venetian Opera - Part One
Ellen Rosand
Jennifer Williams-Brown
Beth Glixon

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