Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2014
In 2014, the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference will be held at the University of Birmingham in the Department of Music. The new facilities at Birmingham promise to make this a memorable venue for MedRen, and it is planned to offer a range of concerts and performances (workshops etc.) to complement the academic papers and panels. Further information will be posted after this year’s conference (Certaldo) and a Call for Papers issued in due course. (mais…)
1-3 November 2013 | Palácio da Cidadela (Cascais)
III Encontro Nacional de Investigação em Música
Promoted by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Investigação em Música, this is the major Portuguese musicological event.
12 de Outubro de 2013 | Sociedade Martins Sarmento (Guimarães)
Jornadas Musicais de Guimarães: Pensar a música
Temas: Estudos musicológicos; Estudos etnomusicológicos; Políticas educativas e pedagogia musical; Estudos de performance; A música e o digital; Música e músicos em Guimarães; Os 110 anos da Sociedade Musical de Guimarães.
Organização: Sociedade Musical de Guimarães
19-21 de Setembro de 2013 | Mosteiro de S. Bento de Cástris (Évora)
Residência Cisterciense S. Bento de Cástris – O Silêncio
A Residência Cisterciense proposta para o mosteiro de S. Bento de Cástris entre os dias 19 a 21 de Setembro de 2013 tem como objectivo primacial reinventar na contemporaneidade a densidade histórica do discurso cisterciense, integrando a geografia do mosteiro eborense numa mais ampla geografia da Ordem de Cister. Inspirada nas questões da História, da Arte, do Património e da Paisagem cistercienses, a Residência, regida pelo ritmo do quotidiano da Regra beneditina, apostará na vivência dos espaços do mosteiro e no debate de questões actuais ligadas aos espaços monásticos e ao seu futuro, apostando-se no carácter original da iniciativa. (mais…)
19-20 July 2013 | King’s College, London
The Study Group’s third annual conference will be co-hosted by the Department of Music and the Department of Philosophy, King’s College London, 19-20 July 2013. The keynote speakers will be Georgina Born, Stephen Davies, and Peter Szendy; plenary panelists and keynote respondents include Nicholas Baragwanath, Jeremy Begbie, Eric Clarke, Peter Dews, Mark Katz, Lawrence Kramer, and Jenefer Robinson. There will be a day of pre-conference activities on Thursday 18 July. (mais…)
There’s no place like Rome: Centres of music and liturgy before 1550
PMMS members are warmly invited to the AGM study day on 10 July 2013, held at Bedern in the city of York. The day will celebrate the Society’s 125th anniversary with a wine reception and free evening concert of conductus by candlelight, two public lectures and a series of papers held in medieval venues in York city centre. The theme of the day is the exploration of centres of music and liturgy before 1550, and will have a good balance of talks on plainchant and polyphony. Speakers include Roger Bowers, Emma Hornby, Rebecca Maloy, Andrew Kirkman, Jim Borders, Thomas Schmidt, Matthew Ward and Hannah Vlhova.
More info HERE
Gesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference
Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th November
University of York in affiliation with the Royal Musical association
Celebrating the music of Gesualdo, the 400th Anniversary Conference will combine academic paper sessions with a series of singing workshops and performances throughout the weekend. James Wood will give a keynote speech on his reconstructions of Gesualdo’s second book of Sacrae Cantiones and forensic psychiatrist Dr Ruth McAllister will present an analysis of the murder of Gesualdo’s first wife based on contemporaneous accounts. On the Saturday, I Fagiolini will give a concert of secular music by Gesualdo and his contemporaries. On the Sunday, The 24 (a university of York Chamber Choir directed by Robert Hollingworth) will give a concert of sacred music, including some of James Wood’s reconstructions and a set from the Tenebrae Responsories. The academic conference will focus on the music of Gesualdo, his peers and their times. (mais…)