Lorenzo Da Ponte and the Birth of Italian Opera in New York
Celebrating the first modern American performance of Lorenzo Da Ponte’s L’ape musicale.
The schedule is below.
Francesco Zimei (Istituto Abruzzese di Storia Musicale, L’Aquila - Teramo)
Giuseppe Gerbino (Department of Music, Columbia University)
Free performances of Lorenzo Da Ponte's “L’Ape Musicale” (The Musical Bee)
by the Teatro Lirico of the city of Cagliari, in the Rotunda of Columbia's Low Memorial Library:
October 15 & 17, at 7:30 pm.
Symposium Schedule (subject to change):
Director, Italian Academy, Columbia University
Department of Music, Columbia University
Columbia University: Lorenzo Da Ponte and the American Cultural Élite
Columbia University: TBA
Independent scholar: “A Bold and Most Costly Experiment”: Manuel García’s Italian Opera Enterprise in New York (1825-1826)
Istituto Abruzzese di Storia Musicale, L’Aquila - Teramo: Reconstructing Da Ponte’s L’ape musicale
George Washington University: Languages of Italian Opera in 19th-century New York
Carnegie Mellon University: Phil Trajetta and the First “Italian” Opera in New York: Harlequin’s Triumph in War and Love (December 22, 1809)
DePaul University: Another Italian in New York: Pietro Maroncelli
Rowan University: From the Italian Opera House to the Met
General Manager of the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari: An Invitation to the Opera