MUSIC IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN

Thirty-fifth Annual Conference on MUSIC IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN

THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM, 40 BRUNSWICK SQUARE, LONDON, WC1N 1AZ

FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2019

10.00  Registration

10.15  Thomas McGeary (Champaign, IL) — A new scenario for opera in London in its “Critical Decade” : opera in the English manner? opera in the Italian manner?

10.45  Jeanice Brooks (Southampton) and Wiebke Thormählen (London) — Making opera one’s business : giving “voice” to female aristocratic patronage

11.15-11.45  Refreshment break

11.45  Matthew Spring (Bath) — Herschel in the Gardens

12.15  Roz Southey (Newcastle) — Thomas Bewick and the printing of tickets, 1783-1791

12.45-14.00  Lunch and Two Last Nights! exhibition viewing / Reports (from 13.45)

14.00  Ann van Allen-Russell (London) — Cultural economics and music business : the Bach-Abel Subscription Concerts, 1773-1775

14.30  Dominic Bridge (Liverpool) — Between culture and commerce : music publishers and their networks in eighteenth-century Britain

15.00  Sandra Tuppen (London) — Subscribers to the Concerts of Antient Music in the late eighteenth century

15.30-16.00  Refreshment break

16.00 Terry Jenkins (Pinner) — Hats on – or hats off : theatrical etiquette

16.30  Catherine Crisp (Chichester)— Clarinet performance 1760-1810 : venues, audience attendance and reception

17.00  Conference ends

REGISTRATION FEE, including lunch and refreshments, and admission to The Foundling Museum between 10am and 5pm, payable in advance, £17 (£21 on the day)

By cheque payable to ‘The Foundling Museum’ – please send to: GCHC, The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ. By card: https://the-foundling-museum.arttickets.org.uk/the-foundling-museum/2019-11-29-music-in-eighteenth-century-britain (booking fee applies)

Followed by: 19.00    Indoor Fireworks! : interval entertainments from Drury Lane. Olwen Foulkes (recorder) introduces a programme of sparkly concertos by Antonio Vivaldi and Giuseppe Sammartini.            Tickets: £12, £10 concessions & Foundling Friends