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Study Day: Words and Music in Italian Culture
Leeds, May 1999


A study day, organized by the Department of Italian, University of Leeds
with the support of the Italian Institute, London, to be held in the Beech
Grove Room, University House, University of Leeds on Friday 7 May 1999


11.00	Registration and coffee	

11.30	Professor Tim Carter, Royal Holloway:
 Lamenting Ariadne? Monteverdi and the problems of early opera 

12.10	Professor Richard Andrews, University of Leeds:
 The first actresses and the first female singers 

12.50	Lunch

2.10	Alexander Crowe, Royal Northern School of Music:
 Handel in Italy, 1706 to 1709 

2.50	Dr Deirdre O'Grady, University College Dublin:
 White Angel, Black Devil. Boito's Otello: from the Scapigliatura to

3.30	Tea	 

4.00	Professor Julian Rushton, University of Leeds:
 How to deceive your neighbour: words and music in the Ford-Falstaff

4.40	Dr Raymond Fearn, Keele University
 Singing the old Hermetic songs: Dallapiccola's settings of Quasimodo

Study day fee (including coffee and tea): stlg10; students and unwaged:
stlg6. Lunch will be available at an extra charge of stlg6. 

If you wish to attend, please inform Brian Richardson, Department of
Italian, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, by FRIDAY 30 April 1999.
Cheques should be made payable to the University of Leeds. If you require
lunch, please include the amount in your cheque. 

Department of Italian
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT (UK)

tel. +44 (0)113 233 3632
fax. +44 (0)113 233 3634