The forgotten Englishman in Carmen

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A re-evaluation of a pantomime scene printed in the first vocal score but later dropped. New material has revealed its subject: a comic scene which parodies various characteristics typical of an ageing Englishman. This lecture examines a recording of the scene in relation to newly-discovered illustrations, making the case for the reinstatement of the scene.

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This event was on Tue, 18 Nov 2003


Professor Richard Langham Smith

Visiting Gresham Professor of Music

Professor Richard Langham Smith is a musicologist who has written on Debussy and contemporary French music in general. He read music at the University of York, he then pursued further study on...

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