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Sound and Spectacle: Staging the Sonic and the Visual

Sound and Spectacle: Staging the Sonic and the Visual
JHB 100
Time: Feb 5th, 9:00 am End: Feb 5th, 5:30 pm
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Operatics Symposium 2011 featuring Richard Leppert

The Jackman Humanities Institute Working Group on Operatics is pleased to present:

SOUND AND SPECTACLE: STAGING THE SONIC AND THE VISUAL
SATURDAY, 5 FEBRUARY 2011

JACKMAN HUMANITIES BUILDING, ROOM 100 (170 St. George Street)

9:00 – 10:30 Silencing the Operatic

“Image Not Seen, Story Not Heard: Arvo Pärt and Passio
     Carol Matthews, Toronto

“Onegin, Tchaikovsky, and the Silencing of Opera”
     Tatiana Senkevitch, Cornell University

“Silence, Spectacle, and Dance: When Composers Decide that the Fat Lady Has Sung Enough”
     Cecilia Livingston, University of Toronto


10:30 – 11:00 coffee break


11:00 – 12:30 The Politics of Spectacle

“The Spectacle of Musical Reconciliation”
     Dylan Robinson, University of Toronto

“Re-creating Calisto: Innocence, Perversity, and AIDS in a Baroque Modernization”
     Jacob Sagrans, McGill University

“Staging the Homoerotic: Sight and Sound in Barry Truax’s Music Theatre Works”
     Alexa Woloshyn, University of Toronto


12:30 – 2:00 lunch break


2:00 – 3:00 Modernist Sound and Spectacle

“Aesthetics of Enchantment: Korngold’s Music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)”
     Nina Penner, McGill University

“Pierrot L.”
     Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers, University of Ottawa

 

3:00 – 3:30 coffee break

3:30 - 5:00 Keynote Session

"Operatic Spectacle, or The Dialectics of Culture and Nature (Herzog's Fitzcarraldo)"
     Richard Leppert, University of Minnesota

Roundtable Discussion: Echoes and Reflections on “Sound and Spectacle”

 

See here for the event posting on 4 February for a second lecture by Richard Leppert.

This event is free and open to the public.  No registration is required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are a person with a disability and will require accommodation to attend this event, please contact Kim Yates at (416) 946-0313 to make appropriate arrangements.

Download draft program (as of 6 January 2011) here.

Download announcement of two lectures by Richard Leppert here.

Download CFP here.

 


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