CONFERENCE PAPERS AND LECTURES

  • Talk: ‘«After Tyson»: Revision and Expansion of Muzio Clementi’s Thematic Catalogue. New Evidence’, in Musicology: Theory and Practice, East and West, International Musicological Society, 20th Quinquennial Congress in Tokyo, 19-23 March, 2017.

  • Invited Speaker: ‘«Il Musicista» and the National Fascist Musicians Union: a Survey on Fascist Musical-Press Propaganda’, in Music Criticism 1900-1950, organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca) and Societat Catalana de Musicologia, Barcelona, 17-19 October 2016, Barcelona, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

  • Talk: ’The puzzle in Mieczysław Karłowicz's Symphonic Poems: Cyclical Forms and Textual Palingenesy’, in Nineteenth-Century Programme Music, organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca), 25-27 November 2016, Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto.

Attended

  • Invited Lecture: «After Tyson»: Revision and Expansion of Muzio Clementi’s Thematic Catalogue. New Evidence’, in Muzio Clementi and the British Musical Scene, International Conference, Organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca, in collaboration with Ad Parnassum Journal and Italian National Edition of the Complete Works of Muzio Clementi, Lucca, Complesso monumentale di San Micheletto, 26 November 2015.

  • Talk: ‘Variations on Haydn’s Gott erhalte den Kaiser: New Evidence’, in Muzio Clementi and the British Musical Scene, International Conference, Organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca, in collaboration with Ad Parnassum Journal and Italian National Edition of the Complete Works of Muzio Clementi, Lucca, Complesso monumentale di San Micheletto, 26 November 2015.

  • Invited Speaker: ’Antisemitismo e propaganda al Teatro La Fenice, tra il 1937 e il 1943’, in I compositori e i musicisti ebrei italiani durante il Fascismo, Trieste (Sala del Ridotto del Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi), organised by University of Trieste, 26 October 2015.

  • Talk: ’«Il Musicista» and the National Fascist Musicians Union: a Survey on Fascist Musical-Press Propaganda’, in III Congreso Nacional de la Comisión de Trabajo Música y Prensa de la Sociedad Española de Musicología «Las sociedades musicales en la prensa». Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 22 and 23 October 2015.

  • Guest Lecture: ’«After Tyson»: Revision and Expansion of Muzio Clementi’s Thematic Catalogue’, Yale University (Music Department, Stoeckel Hall), May 12, 2015.

  • Keynote Speaker: ’«Liberaci dalla cultura»: autarchia fascista tra musica e immagini. Purificazione culturale e antisemitismo ne Il Tevere (1932-1938)’, in Music and Figurative Arts in the Twentieth Century, organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca/Pistoia), 14 November 2014.

  • Talk: ’La critique musicale italienne dans les journaux des années trente : le cas de Il Tevere (1932-1938). Modèles et axes sémantiques de la propagande’, in Crítica, polémica y propaganda (Congreso Nacional del Grupo de Trabajo Música y Prensa de la Sociedad Española de Musicología), Murcia, 24 October 2014.

  • Talk: ’Luigi Dallapiccola between Expression and Dissent: The Birth of the «Canti di prigionia». New unknown documents’, in Protest Music in the Twentieth Century, International Conference, Complesso monumentale S. Micheletto (Lucca), organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca/Pistoia) in association with Universidad de Granada (I+D+I HAR2010-17968. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion de España), 15 November 2013.

  • Talk: ’Épreuves, ébauches et variantes d’auteur : les cas de Vol de nuit et Ulisse de Luigi Dallapiccola’, in Tracking the Creative Process in Music, International Conference 2nd Edition, organised by Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique, Faculty of Music, Université de Montréal, 11 October 2013.

  • Talk: ’Tests, sketches and authorial variants: work in progress and creative process in Luigi Dallapiccola’s Volo di notte and Ulisse’, in Eighth Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900, Liverpool Hope University, 15 September 2013.

  • Talk: ‘National Identity and European Influences in Mieczysław Karłowicz Symphonism’, in Sociocultural crossings and borders: musical microhistories, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Vilnius) 5th September 2013.

  • Talk: ‘Romantic Traditions and Conceptual Opera. Elements of Wagnerian Intoxication and Artistic Palingenesy in Mieczysław Karłowicz's Symphonic Poems’, in Richard Wagner’s Impact on His World and Ours, in International Conference, University of Leeds, School of Music, 31 May 2013.

  • Invited Speaker: ’Reflets wagneriens chez Mieczysław Karłowicz’, in Verdi et Wagner: 1813-2013, Colloque international et interdisciplinaire, Images croisées (Études de réception : histoire, littérature et arts, histoire des idées). Rencontre coorganisée par le Centre d’Étude des Langues et Littératures Anciennes et Modernes (CELLAM, EA 3206), l’Équipe de Recherche Interlangues : Mémoires, Identités, Territoires (ERIMIT, EA 4327) et l’unité de recherche Histoire et Critique des Arts (EA 1279), en partenariat avec l’Opéra de Rennes (dir. Alain Surrans), le Service culturel, et le Centre de Ressources et d'Études Audiovisuelles (CREA) de l’Université Rennes 2, 14 February 2013.

  • Talk: ‘Identity and National Influences in Mieczysław Karłowicz Symphonism', in 19th Congress of the IMS (International Musicological Society): Musics, Cultures, Identities, Rome July 3, 2012.

  • Talk: ‘Lo Stabat Mater di Boccherini. Evidenze estetiche e stato delle fonti’, in Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805), First International Conference, Lucca (Palazzo Ducale) organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Palazzetto Bru Zane (Centre de musique romantique française) under the auspices of Italian National Edition of the Boccherini's Complete Works, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, Ad Parnassum Journal, Municipality of Lucca, Province of Lucca, 2 December 2011.

  • Invited Speaker: ’Beyond the Performance. Muzio Clementi's production between the Sonata and the Concertos’, Conference in ABAC School of Music, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand, 9 December 2010.

  • Talk: Le regard sur le monde : la tradition lisztienne chez Karłowicz', in Chopin e Liszt: due compositori a confronto nell’universo musicale parigino / Chopin and Liszt: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene / Chopin et Liszt : deux compositeurs face à face sur la scène musicale parisienne, International Conference, Lucca, Palazzo Ducale, 4 December 2010.

  • Invited Speaker: ’«Volo di notte» di Luigi Dallapiccola e il dramma della modernità', in Italienische Musik der 1940er Jahre, 2° Roundtable coordinated by Christoph Flamm in Mobility and Change in Music: Music and Music Research in International Context, International Congress of the Gesellschaft für Musikforschung on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Music History Department of the German Historical Institute, German Historical Institute, Rome, 4 November 2010.

  • Talk: ‘«Vol de Nuit» de Luigi Dallapiccola. Antoine de Saint-Exupery reinventé', in Littérature et Musique. Musique et Littérature au XXe siècle, Colloque International organisé par le C.E.D.I.C (Equipe interne du centre de recherches en littérature Jean Prévost), Lyon 3, Université Jean-Moulin, 22 October 2010.

  • Invited Speaker: ’Allusività e poetica del testo nei «Canti di Liberazione» di Luigi Dallapiccola', in VII Convegno Internazionale di Musicologia "Dal patrimonio musicale istriano", Pola e Sovignacco, Cattedra del Sabor Ciacavo per la Musica di Cittanova, 31 maggio 2010.

  • Lecture: ‘Les deux versions du Stabat Mater de Luigi Boccherini. Analyse de la genèse et état des sources’, in Doctorales Musique-Musicologie 2010, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), salle des Actes, organisées par l'Observatoire Musical Français, 31 mars 2010.

  • Lecture: ‘Les deux versions du Stabat Mater de Luigi Boccherini. Analyse de la genèse et état des sources’, in Espace, modèles, conflits aux époques moderne et contemporaine, (Séminaire de Master 2 Recherche), Université de Poitiers, Hôtel Fumé, salle des séminaires, 11 february 2010.

  • Lecture: ‘Le parcours parisien de Luigi Boccherini’, in Relations franco-italiennes. Histoire du goût, imaginaire, réception (Séminaire de Master 2 – Histoire de l’art et musicologie), Université de Poitiers, 3 December 2009.

  • Invited Speaker: ‘Muzio Clementi: The cosmopolitan Virtuoso’, in Henryk Wieniawski and the Bravura Tradition of Style, Techniques and Performing Practice, 3rd International Conference, Poznań, Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society, 2 October 2009.

  • Talk: ’Protest Music in the works of Luigi Dallapiccola’, in International Musicological Colloquium ‘Music and War’: “Inter arma silent musae”, or “Arma virumque cano”?, Brno, Institute of Musicology Masaryk, University of Brno, 28 September 2005.

  • Talk: «Guardare, meravigliarsi e tornar a guardare»: note per un’analisi testo-musica in Luigi Dallapiccola’, in Luigi Dallapiccola nel suo secolo, Convegno Internazionale di Studi su Luigi Dallapiccola, nel centenario della nascita, coordinated by Fiamma Nicolodi, Florence, 11 December 2004.

  • Invited Speaker: ‘Il modello clementiano in Beethoven’, in Muzio Clementi. Cosmopolita della Musica, Convegno Internazionale in occasione del 250° anniversario della nascita (1752-2002), Istituto Storico Austriaco, Istituto Storico Germanico di Roma, in collaboration with the Da Ponte Institut für Librettologie, Don Juan Forschung und Sammlungsgeschichte (Wien), Rome, 6 December 2002.

  • Talk: ’Luigi Dallapiccola and the Ideological Context of Fascism’, in Western Music and Racial Discourses. 1883-1933, University of London, London, 11-12 October 2002.

  • Lecture: ‘The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra of Muzio Clementi’, in Twelfth Biennial International Conference on 19th-Century Music, University of Leeds, Bretton Hall Campus, Leeds, 5 July 2002.

  • Lecture: ’Clementi’s Concerto in C and his Soloistic Adaptation’, in Musiques et musiciens entre Lumiéres et Restauration, Universitè de Fribourg, Pavillon de l'Institut de Musicologie – Miséricorde, Fribourg, 25 June 2002 (Roundtable Muzio Clementi: état des études, perspectives de recherche. Discussion avec Anselm Gerhard, Bern; Roberto Illiano, Cremona; Massimiliano Sala, Cremona; François Seydoux, Fribourg; Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, Bologna/Fribourg; Luca Zoppelli, Fribourg).

  • Lecture: ’Gli Opera omnia di Muzio Clementi: nuove ricerche e prospettive di studio’, in Filosofia della Musica e Musica della Filosofia «Muzio Clementi. 250° anniversario», III Convegno Internazionale di Studi, organised by the Conservatory of Music of Vibo Valentia, 26 May 2002 (roundtable with Andrea Leario, Romeo Bufalo, Antonio Sicoli, Maria Marano, Marcella Crudeli, Flavio Colussio, Franco Crispini, Elio Matassi).

  • Lecture: ’Muzio Clementi. Studies and Prospects’, Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Karl-Franzens-Universität Universität, Graz, 22 April 2002.



SCHOLARLY COMMITTEE & CHAIRS (selection)

  • Danza, ideología y poder, V Congreso Internacional Danza, Educación e Investigación, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, 19-21 May 2016.

  • Muzio Clementi and the British Musical Scene, International Conference, Organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca, in collaboration with Ad Parnassum Journal and Italian National Edition of the Complete Works of Muzio Clementi, Lucca, Complesso monumentale di San Micheletto, 26 November 2015.

  • Music and War in Europe from the Napoleonic Era to the WWI, organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca/Pistoia) Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice), 28-30 November 2014.

  • Music and shared imaginaries: nationalisms, communities, and choral singing, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 30 Oct-1 Nov. 2014.

  • The String Quartet from 1750 to 1870. From the Private to the Public Sphere, International Conference, Pistoia, organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca and Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice) in association with Italian National Edition of Luigi Boccherini’s Complete Works and Ad Parnassum Journal, 29-30 November - 1 December 2013.

  • Protest Music in the Twentieth Century, International Conference, Complesso monumentale S. Micheletto (Lucca), organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca/Pistoia) in association with Universidad de Granada (I+D+I HAR2010-17968. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion de España), 15-17 November 2013.

  • The staging of Verdi & Wagner Operas, International Conference, Pistoia, organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca and Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française, Venice, Associazione Amici di Groppoli, Pistoia, 13-15 September 2013.

  • International Conference Rethinking Igor Stravisnky: Sounds and Gestures of Modernism, Salerno, Campus di Fisciano, Università degli Studi di Salerno - Dipartimento di Scienze del Patrimonio Culturale, 26-28 September 2012.

  • VIVA V.E.R.D.I. - Music from Risorgimento to the Unification of Italy, in collaboration with Associazione 'Amici di Groppoli' , under the Auspices of Province of Pistoia, International Conference, Pistoia (San Giorgio Library), 15-17 September 2011.

  • Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805), First International Conference, Lucca (Palazzo Ducale) organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Palazzetto Bru Zane (Centre de musique romantique française) under the auspices of Italian National Edition of the Boccherini's Complete Works, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, Ad Parnassum Journal, Municipality of Lucca, Province of Lucca, 01-03 December 2011.

  • Chopin e Liszt: due compositori a confronto nell’universo musicale parigino / Chopin and Liszt: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene / Chopin et Liszt : deux compositeurs face à face sur la scène musicale parisienne, International Conference, organised by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini in collaboration with Palazzetto Bru Zane, under Scientific Direction of Luca Sala, Lucca, Palazzo Ducale, 2-4 December 2010.

  • From Stage to Screen: Musical Films in Europe and United States (1927-1961), International Conference, organised by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini and Municipality of Monte San Savino (Department of Culture), Monte San Savino (Arezzo, Italy), 16-18 September 2010.

  • Beyond Notes: Improvisation in Western Music in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century, International Conference on the occasion of the IX edition of the Festival Paganiniano of Carro, organised by Società dei Concerti della Spezia and Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, La Spezia, CAMeC, 15-17 July 2010.

  • Nicolò Paganini Diabolus in Musica, International Conference on the occasion of the VIII edition of the Festival Paganiniano of Carro, organised by Società dei Concerti della Spezia and Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, La Spezia, CAMeC, 16-18 July 2009.


SYMPOSIA & ROUNDTABLE ORGANISATION

  • Project & Scholarly Direction: Jewishness & The Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe, organised by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini and Palazzetto Bru Zane, in collaboration with Ad Parnassum Journal and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, under the auspices of Presidenza Assemblea Capitolina and Jewish Community in Rome, Rome, Accademia Filarmonica Romana,13-15 October 2015.

  • Project & Scientific Direction: Chopin and Liszt: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene, International Conference, organised by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini in collaboration with Palazzetto Bru Zane, Lucca, Palazzo Ducale, 2-4 December 2010.

  • Panel: Continental Influences, in Sixth Biennial Conference on Music in 19th-Century Britain, organized by Paul Rodmell (University of Birmingham) at the University Conference Park, Birmingham, 5-8 July 2007.

  • International Conference: Instrumental Music and the Industrial Revolution, coordinated by Fondazione-Stichting P. A. Locatelli in collaboration with Ad Parnassum Journal and Ut Orpheus Edizioni, Cremona, 1-3 July 2006.

  • International Conference: Muzio Clementi. Cosmopolita della Musica, Convegno internazionale in occasione del 250° anniversario della nascita (1752-2002), Istituto Storico Austriaco di Roma e Istituto Storico Germanico di Roma, Roma, 4-6 December 2002.

  • Roundtable: Muzio Clementi, 1752-1832 in Twelfth Biennial International Conference on 19th-Century Music, University of Leeds, Bretton Hall Campus, Leeds, 4-7 July 2002.

  • Roundtable: Muzio Clementi: état des études, perspectives de recherche, in Musiques et musiciens entre Lumières et Restauration, Manifestations de l’Université de Fribourg, Fribourg, 25 June 2002.


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