Musica Viva

The Centre for the History of Emotions is  collaborating with Musica Viva to offer a series of pre-concert research talks inspired by the work of Amarcord.

....."Amarcord means 'remember', we remember the history and traditions of music"

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Musica Viva Australia is a unique organisation in the Australian cultural landscape. Music is their passion.

Formed in 1945 in Sydney by violist Richard Goldner, Musica Viva is a national not-for-profit arts organisation and the largest presenter of chamber music in the world, presenting over 2,300 concerts annually.
 
They seek to be the leading organisation internationally for connecting audiences with chamber music, inspiring personal fulfilment and cultural vibrancy. In all that Musica Viva do, they are committed to live music performances of quality, diversity, challenge and joy.

In this 'Amarcord Insight Partnership', CHE collaborates with Musica Viva to offer a series of pre-concert research talks inspired by the work of Amarcord, the Leipzig based a cappella song group who perform repertoire from the Renaissance to the modern day.  The pre-concert talks are free.  Tickets for the Amarcord concerts are available from Musica Viva.

Pre-concert  talks:

Tues 17 July 2012,  6.45pm, Perth Concert Hall (foyer)
The power of singing

Profs Philippa Maddern and Jane Davidson

Thurs 19 July 2012, 6.45pm Adelaide Town Hall (function room)
'My songs annoy the public?': Singing in the Irish Magistrate's Court

Dr Katie Barclay

Sat 21 July 2012, 1.15pm Sydney City Recital Hall (function room)
The rhetoric of the emotions: how music stirs the passions of the soul

Dr Alan Maddox

Tues 24 July 2012, 6.15pm, Canberra Llewellyn Hall (seminar / function room)
Canberra Love and Marriage in History: Devotion, Lust, Despair and Betrayal

Dr Merridee Bailey

Thurs 26 July 2012, 7.15, Melbourne Recital Centre (function room)
Believing, singing, learning: A brief history of the St Thomas Boys' Choir

Dr Samantha Owens

Sat 28 July 2012, 6.45pm, Newcastle Conservatorium Concert Hall (concert hall)
From monastery to glee club

Dr Rosalind Halton

Mon 30 July 2012, 6.15pm, Sydney, City Recital Hall (function room)
Romantic love in nineteenth-century poetry

Professor Barry Spurr

Tues 31 July 2012, 6.15pm, Melbourne, Recital Centre (function room)
The Aspirant Body: Love, Death and Song

Professor Stephanie Trigg

Wed 1 August 2012, 6.15pm, Brisbane, Queensland Conservatorium (seminar room)
Believing, singing, learning: A brief history of the St Thomas Boys' Choir

Dr Samantha Owens

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