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Remote Panel Discussion on Monteverdi's "L’Orfeo"

When: Friday, May 22, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Ryan Opera Theater, 70 Arts Circle, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Concert Management Office   847.467.4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts


For the health and safety of the Bienen School community and our valued patrons, this event has become an online discussion.

This event is part of the Dunbar Early Music Festival. 

A Zoom discussion of Claudio Monteverdi's opera L'Orfeo, now a Northwestern University Opera Theater project in progress entitled Orfeo Remote. Watch this space for a link to the Zoom discussion.

Participants include:

Drew Davies, Moderator; Chair, Department of Music Studies, Bienen School of Music
Jeffrey Kurtzman, Professor of Musicology, Washington University, St. Louis
Linda Austern, Associate Professor of Musicology, Bienen School of Music
Jason Rosenholtz-Witt, PhD candidate, Musicology, Bienen School of Music
Joachim Schamberger, Director of Opera, Bienen School of Music (Director of Orfeo Remote)
Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer, Conducting and Ensembles, Bienen School of Music (Conductor for Orfeo Remote)
Nicholas Lin, Voice & Opera Program Student, Bienen School of Music (Role of Orfeo in Orfeo Remote)

Initial conceptual presentations will be followed by discussion. Discussion topics include:

• The role of Eurydice
• Psychoanalytical approaches to the opera
• Behind-the-scenes process of the video creation

Any remaining time will be devoted to questions from the virtual audience. 

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