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Opera Analysis
Cambridge. April 2000


OPERA ANALYSIS
MONDAY 10TH - TUESDAY 11TH APRIL, 2000
TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE


Programme of Events:

Monday, 10th April
10	Registration and Coffee				Old Kitchens

SESSION ONE 		Chair: Prof. Roger Parker	Fraser Room

10.45	Prof. Roger Parker (St. John's College,		Fraser Room
		Cambridge) 		          
	Welcome Address						          

11	Mark Audus (Nottingham University)
	Janácek and the Art of Distillation: The Revision Process in 'Jenufa'

11.45	Dimitra Stamogianou (Darwin College, Cambridge)
	The Study of the Genesis of Leos Janácek's 'Kát'a Kabanová'

12.30	Lunch						Old Kitchens

SESSION TWO 		Chair: Joanna Harris		Fraser Room

1.30	Elizabeth Lorenzo (University of California, Los Angeles)	
	Theorising the Fantastic in Late Nineteenth-Century French Opera

2.15	Edward Latham (Yale University)
	The Strategic Use of Tonality in Twentieth-Century Opera: A
	Linear-Dramatic Analysis of Debussy's 'Pelléas et Mélisande'

3	Michael Grover Friedlander (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
	Opera on the Phone: Poulenc's 'La voix humaine'

3.45	Tea						Old Kitchens

SESSION THREE 		Chair: t.b.c.			Fraser Room

4.15	Irene Morra (University of Toronto)
	Rewriting Opera

5	Laurel Parsons (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)
	Discontinuous Continuities: Musical and Dramatic Form in Elisabeth 
	Lutyens's Opera 'The Numbered'

5.45	Mark Johnson (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)
	Adrift in the Floating Palaces of Memory: Adams's 'Klinghoffer'

6.30	Finish

8	Dinner						Great Hall

 
Tuesday, 11th April

8	Breakfast					Great Hall

SESSION FOUR 		Chair: t.b.c.			Fraser Room

9	Georgios Mentzos (Princeton University)
	A French "'Sleep' Number": National Styles in Handel's Dramaturgy

9.45	Stephen Downes (University of Surrey)
	Stendhal's 'De l'amour' and the Analysis of Structure and
	Subjectivity in Rossini

10.30	Coffee						Old Kitchens

SESSION FIVE 		Chair: t.b.c.			Fraser Room

11	Jeongwon Joe (University of Nevada-Reno)
	The Cinematic Body in the Operatic Theatre: Philip Glass's 'La
	belle et la bête'

11.45	Svetlana Neytcheva (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis)
	The Multi-media Opera 'Writing to Vermeer' (1999) by Peter
	Greenaway and Louis Andriessen

12.30	Lunch						Old Kitchens

SESSION SIX 		Chair: Cormac Newark		Fraser Room

1.30	Andreas Giger (Indiana University, Centre for the History of Music
	Theory and Literature)
	Defining Stanzaic Structure in Verdi's French Librettos and the
	Implications for the Musical Setting

2.15	Giorgio Sanguinetti (Conservatory of Potenza and University of
	Calabria)
	Verdi's 'six-four' chords

SESSION SEVEN		Chair: Dr. Julian Horton	Fraser Room

3	Andrew Anderson (Southern Methodist University)
	Tonal and Dramatic Structure in Strauss and Hofmannsthal's 'Die
	Frau ohne Schatten'

3.45	Anthony Beaumont
	Symbol and Cypher in the Stage Works of Alexander Zemlinsky

4.30	Tea						Old Kitchens

SESSION EIGHT						Fraser Room

5	The Chairs of the previous six sessions
	Round Table / Summing Up

6	Finish


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OPERA ANALYSIS CONFERENCE
MONDAY 10TH AND TUESDAY 11TH APRIL, 2000
TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

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There is no charge for lunch, but please indicate in order to give an idea
of numbers.  Bookings for accommodation and for dinner (Monday, 10th) and
breakfast (Tuesday, 11th) must be made by 1st March and will be charged
unless three days' notice of cancellation is given.

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Tuesday, 11th April:

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A charge of £15 for both days, or £10 for one is made to cover
administration costs, tea, coffee and a light lunch.

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