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(Re)presenting Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie




SATURDAY, 10TH MAY
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, TINKER AUDITORIUM
55 EAST 59TH STREET, NEW YORK

10:00 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME
SESSION 1
POETICS and THEORY
CHAIR DOWNING THOMAS (University of Iowa)
10:10Buford Norman (University of South Carolina)
"Remaking a Cultural Icon: Phèdre on the Operatic Stage"
10:50Charles Dill (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
"Pellegrin, Opera, and Tragedy"
11:30Rebecca Harris-Warrick (Cornell University)
Integrating tragédie and divertissement

12:00 LUNCH
SESSION 2
RAMEAU THEORIST : RAMEAU COMPOSER
CHAIR CYNTHIA VERBA (Harvard University)
14:00Thomas Christensen (University of Iowa)
"The Delectibility of Opus 1"
14:40Tom Green (Windsor, Ontario)
"Refining a Masterpiece : Autograph Revisions in the Production Score of Hippolyte et Aricie"

15:20 BREAK
SESSION 3
STRUCTURAL READINGS
CHAIR GEORGIA COWART (University of South Carolina)
15:40Lois Rosow (Ohio State University)
"Structure and Expression in the Scènes of Hippolyte et Aricie"
16:20Geoffrey Burgess (Cornell University)
"«Le théâtre ne change qu'à la troisième scène» : The problem of the unities in act V of Hippolyte et Aricie"

17:00 CLOSE
19:30 Performance Hippolyte et Aricie BAM
SUNDAY 11TH MAY
BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC : LEPERCQ CAFÉ

SESSION 4
CHOREOGRAPHY : HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
10:30Catherine Turocy (dancer, choreographer)
"Conventions in Choreography and Dance Perforamnce at the time of Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie"

SESSION 5
11:30ROUND TABLE
CHAIR/MODERATOR BUFORD NORMAN
"(Re)presenting Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie"
LES ARTS FLORISSANTS PRODUCTION TEAM
William Christie, musical director
Stage Director TBA
Anna Yepes, choreographer/dancer
CRITICAL TEAM
musicologist TBA
David Levin (German Dept., Columbia University, New York, metteur en scène)
Catherine Turocy

13:15 CLOSE
15:00 Performance Hippolyte et Aricie BAM