28 April 2021 (11.15)
On April 28, Franziska Fleischanderl will defend her PhD thesis Vestito a ponti d'oro e a cento corde in seno - 'History, repertoire and playing-techniques of the Italian salterio in the eighteenth century' at Leiden University. It is an elaborate research project on the performance practice of the Italian 18th-century salterio.
28 January 2021 (13.45)
This dissertation examines the airs sérieux contained within the Recueils d’airs serieux et a boire de differents autheurs published by the Ballard printing house in Paris between 1695 and 1699 inclusive.
7 January 2021 (16.15)
How can historically-informed performers step outside the confines of the work-concept?
At present, historically-informed performance (HIP) functions simultaneously as an established musical tradition and as a method for artistic inquiry and renewal. HIP’s capacity to effect change within artistic practice is, however, constrained by its own doxa. This study therefore asks the question: what kinds of new practices might have once been, and might still become possible without the influence of the work-concept?
11 June 2020 (13.45)
On June 11, trombonist Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn will receive his doctorate for his research “Poiesis and the Performance Practice of Physically Polyphonic Notations.” He has conducted this research in recent years through the docARTES program and under the supervision of promoters Marcel Cobussen and Richard Barrett, both affiliated with Leiden University at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), the research institute for artistic research.
11 December 2019 (15.00)
On December 11 Ilya Ziblat Shay will publicly defend his thesis at the University of Leiden.