Messiaen 2002 Conference
Sheffield, June 2002
MESSIAEN 2002 CONFERENCE Sheffield, June 2002 CALL FOR PAPERS The University of Sheffield is hosting a conference on Olivier Messiaen in 2002 to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the composer's death. The conference will run from Thursday 20 June to Sunday 23 June. Participants will include: Julian Anderson, Allen Forte, Madeleine Forte, Peter Hill and Betsy Jolas. In addition to papers and round table discussions, there will also be two concerts of music by Messiaen, including Visions de l'Amen, La fauvette des jardins and some rarely heard works. Papers are invited on any aspect of the music, life and influence of Olivier Messiaen and his position within Twentieth Century music. Papers should be 20 minutes in duration (time will be given after each paper for questions). Proposals should be in the form of an abstract of no more than 250 words. Participants are encouraged to speak in English, but proposals in French are acceptable. Proposals should be sent to arrive no later than Friday 22 December 2001. Submission via the conference e-mail address (Messiaen@sheffield.ac.uk) is preferable. Alternatively, send proposals on disc (rich text format) or hard copy to: Dr Christopher Dingle Department of Music, University of Sheffield Sheffield S10 2TN UK Acceptance of a proposal will be at the discretion of the organisers. The abstract should be preceded by information under the following headings: NAME, INSTITUTION, POSTAL ADDRESS, PHONE, FAX & E-MAIL ADDRESS. The programmes will be announced by 31 January 2002 and advertised on the conference website (http://www.shef.ac.uk/~mus/staff/cd/Messiaen/Messiaen1.html).