Programme

Intersections: Between Music and Theatre in Seicento Italy
Room SR24, Faculty of English, Sidgwick Site, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP
University of Cambridge | 20-21 September 2018

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Thursday 20 September

8.45 Registration
9.15 Welcome

9.30-10.30 Keynote Lecture: Richard Andrews (University of Leeds),
‘Monteverdi’s Librettists and Non-Musical Drama’

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-12.30 Panel 1: ‘The Performance of the Female Voice’
Chair: Anna-Luise Wagner (University of Cambridge)

Eric Nicholson (NYU Florence), Seicento Acting and Singing Virtuose as Secular Idols’

Marylin Winkle (Independent scholar), ‘The Sound of Struggle: Francesca Caccini’s La liberazione di Ruggiero and the Gendered Politics of Power’

Kate Driscoll (University of California, Berkeley), ‘Envoicing Female Eloquence on the Seicento Stage: Musical-Theatrical Interpretations of Ariosto’s Alcina and Tasso’s Armida’

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Panel 2: ‘Dilettantismo, professionismo, personaggi
Chair: Serena Laiena (University of Cambridge)

Nastasia Tietze (Institut für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena), ‘1606, 1656: Eumelio in Rome and Middle Germany’

Daniele Falcioni (University of Edinburgh), ‘Benedetto Ferrari’s Poesie drammatiche (1644): A Literary Enterprise Within the Musical Theatre’

Fabrizio Longo (Independent scholar), ‘Muscone and Carbone and their Violin Ritornellos in an Anonymous Melodrama from the Seventeenth Century’

15.00-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-16.30 Panel 3: ‘Academies and Courts’
Chair: Lisa Sampson (University College London)

Maria Di Maro (Università degli Studi di Bari ‘Aldo Moro’), ‘Monte Parnaso. Mascherata da Cavalieri Napoletani: mito, realtà e propaganda letteraria nella corte napoletana del secolo XVII’

Daniela De Liso (Università degli Studi Federico II, Napoli), ‘Pittura, musica e poesia: Salvator Rosa’

16.30-18.00 Drinks Reception

18.00-20.00 Commedia dell’Arte Acting Workshop
Led by Ludovico Nolfi (Ars In Fieri) | Introduction by Richard Andrews
Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, Faculty of English, Sidgwick Site, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP
(Free entry, registration required)

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Friday 21 September

9.30-10.30 Keynote Lecture: Antonio Rostagno (Università degli Studi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’), ‘An Idea of Theatrical Music: Monteverdi Between Tasso and Busenello’

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-12.30 Panel 4: ‘Hybrid Genres and Works’
Chair: Richard Andrews (University of Leeds)

Carolina Patierno (Sorbonne Université / Università di Padova), ‘From Favola maritima to Dramma per musica: Hero and Leander on the Seventeenth-Century Italian Stage’

Annamaria Azzarone (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa / Sorbonne Université), ‘La componente musicale de La turca comedia di Giovan Battista Andreini

Valentina Panzanaro (Università degli Studi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’), ‘“Si balla…una volta…due volte”: I balletti nella “festa teatrale” La Caduta del Regno delle Amazzoni di Bernardo Pasquini’

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Roundtable Discussion
Led by Lisa Sampson, with Richard Andrews and Antonio Rostagno

 

18.00-19.00 Concert
Introduction by Antonio Rostagno| Production by tick tock (www.tt-tt-tt.com)
Clare College Chapel, Trinity Lane, CB2 1TL
(free entry, registration required)

20.00 Conference Dinner
The Punter, 3 Pound Hill, CB3 0AE
(seasonal two-course menu)

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All venues are fully accessible.

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