Wagner’s Reception in Western Culture

X International Conference Goethe Society in Spain:

Wagner’s Reception in Western Culture
Wagners Rezeption in  der Abendländischen Kultur 

University of Alcalá, Rectorado-Cisneriana, 3th-4th June 2013
Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain 

Organizing Committee: Paloma Ortiz-de-Urbina (Coordination);
Lorena Silos; Montse Bascoy; Anne Grytz

Scientific comitee: Arno Gimber; Berta Raposo; Miguel Salmerón

The aim of the conference is to shed light on the reception of Richard Wagner’s works. The reception of his oeuvre as well as the aesthetic revolution it caused manifests itself in various cultural fields such as philosophy, literature, music, the fine arts, architecture and politics.

Papers are invited on the following or related topics:

  • The reception of Richard Wagner in musical compositions
  • The presence of Richard Wagner in the literary realm (novel, poetry, drama)
  • The presence of Wagner in Western Cultural

The reception of Wagnerian aesthetics in music, literature, philosophy, architecture or the fine arts (painting, set design, sculpture)

Researchers are invited to submit proposals in the form of an abstract, in German or Spanish, of no more than 250 words.

The language of the conference will be German and/or Spanish and papers will be of  20 minutes duration and will be followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

The proceedings will be published by a German academic publishing house.

4th June 2013, 20h: Concert at the Aula de Música performed by the Orchestra of the University of Alcala.

Deadline for abstract submissions: 15th March 2013. Please submit proposals by email to Paloma Ortiz-de-Urbina: paloma.urbina@uah.es

Further information in German (D) and Spanish (E) is available on the following website: http://www.ub.edu/filoal/sge.html

 

Perspectives on the Reception of the work of Roberto Gerhard


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
PERSPECTIVES ON THE RECEPTION OF THE WORK OF ROBERTO GERHARD  

Universidad de Alcalá, Salón de Actos, Rectorado de la Universidad de Alcalá,
6th and 7th June 2013

Conference Sponsors: Universidad de Alcalá and University of Huddersfield

The aim of the conference is to shed light on the reception of Gerhard’s work, by critics, audiences and his fellow musicians and composers. How did the reception of both his compositions and writings vary from place to place and time to time and what were the reasons for this? Which works proved most influential and how were specific composers and other individuals changed by his work? The conference may also include papers on other Gerhard-related topics.

Researchers are invited to submit proposals in the form of an abstract, in English, of no more than 250 words (other Gerhard-related topics will also be welcome).

Organizing Committee:

  • Prof. Paloma Ortiz-de-Urbina (Coordination)
  • Prof. Michael Russ
  • Prof. Monty Adkins
  • Dr. Carlos Duque
  • Mr. Trevor Walshaw

The language for the conference will be English and papers will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes discussion. Please note: there are no parallel sessions.

The proceedings will be published by the University of Huddersfield.

6th June 2013, 20h: Concert at the Aula de Música by Elena Gragera & Antón Cardó

Deadline for abstract submissions: 2 April 2013. Please submit proposals by email to:

Dr. Carlos Duque: musicalia@musicalia.com and
Prof. Paloma Ortiz-de-Urbina: paloma.urbina@uah.es

Further information is available on the Gerhard website: : robertogerhard.com