TWELFTH BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BAROQUE MUSIC

Warsaw, 26th-30th July 2006


Conference Timetable Overview

The following timetables are updated on 19 June, and further changes are anticipated.

Please also visit the session timetable

Wednesday, 26 July 2006

2 - 6 pm Registration at the Former Warsaw University Library
6 - 7.45 pm Opening addresses, followed by reception (The Royal Castle, Senators’ Hall)
8 - 9.30 pm Concert (St. Joseph Church, Krakowskie Przedmieście 52/54)

Mass compositions of the Masters of the Chapel Royal in Warsaw during the reign of Jan Kazimierz Waza

Programme:

Marco Scacchi Missa Omnium Tonorum Pro Electione Regis
Poloniae Casimiri, 1648 (first world modern performance)
Bartłomiej Pękiel Missa La Lombardesca, 1652
Chamber Choir „Camerata Silesia”

Narol Baroque
Władysław Kłosiewicz – director

 

Thursday, 27 July 2006

Former Warsaw University Library building
Warsaw University
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28

9 -11 am Papers: Session 1 (three strands)
  • Study session: New Bach research

  • Performance practice and reception in France during the 18th century

  • Tonality and modality in the music theory of the 18th century

11-11.30 am Coffee
11.30-1 pm Papers: Session 2 (four strands)
  • Ballet and dance music

  • Opera in Central Europe

  • Theory and aesthetics of music

  • National languages and problems of prosody or versification

1-2 pm Lunch
2-4 pm Papers: Session 3 (four strands)
  • Bach and Lutheran theology

  • Italian sacred music

  • The courts of the Polish, Danish and Prussian kings

  • New source research

4-4.30 pm Coffee
4.30-6 pm Papers: Session 4 (four strands)
  • The Cello Suites of J.S. Bach

  • French sacred music: sources and research tools

  • Music in Silesia

  • Musical genres

7 pm Concert (The Royal Castle, the Great Assembly Room)

Music for the King August III

Programme:

Giovanni Alberto Ristori La Liberità di Numa Pompilio,
Serenata per musica da cantarsi nel felicisimo giorno natalizio della Sacra
Real Maestà di Augusto III Re di Polonia
, 1746 (world premiere of modern performance)

Baroque Orchestra “Il Tempo”
Agata Sapiecha – director

 

Friday, 28 July 2006

Former Warsaw University Library building
Warsaw University
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28

9 -11 am Papers: Session 1 (four strands)
  • French opera and cantata

  • Round table 1: The changing artistic priorities of German Hofkapellen, 1715-1760: a comparative panel

  • Music and musicians in seventeenth-century England

  • Opera and gender studies

11-11.30 am Coffee
11.30-1 pm Papers: Session 2 (four strands)
  • Study session: Silvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750)

  • Barbara Strozzi

  • Keyboard music in seventeenth-century England

  • Music in Roman confraternities and Jesuit schools

1-2 pm Lunch
2-4 pm Papers: Session 3 (four strands)
  • J.S. Bach – contexts

  • The philosophy of music in the seventeenth century

  • Musical drama and politics

  • Viol music in England and France

4-4.30 pm Coffee
4.30-5.30 pm Papers: Session 4 (four strands)
  • Lecture-recital: Rhetoric and Expression

  • Music and the Bible

  • The migration of musicians

  • Castrati

7 pm Gala Conference Dinner (Pałac Zamoyskich, ul. Foksal 1-2)

Saturday, 29 July 2006

Former Warsaw University Library building
Warsaw University
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28

10 -11.30 am Papers: Session 1 (three strands)
  • Sacred music in the Dresden Hofkirche

  • French instrumental music

  • Round table 2: Editing Cavalli

11.30-12 pm Coffee
12-1 pm Papers: Session 2 (four strands)
  • Music in churches and convents (1)

  • Social contexts

  • The dramaturgy of operatic recitative

  • Musical iconography

1-2 pm Lunch
2-3.30 pm Papers: Session 3 (four strands)
  • Music in churches and convents (2)

  • Handel studies

  • Study session: Opera in Warsaw: Latona in Delo

  • Italian instrumental music in the seventeenth century

3.30-4 pm Coffee
4-6 pm Papers: Session 4 (four strands)
  • Round table 3: Western music transmission in early modern Asia

  • Italian cantata and oratorio

  • Performance practice and basso continuo

  • Venetian opera in the seventeenth century: the repertoire and its circulation

8 - 10.30 pm Concert (00-145 Warsaw, Al. Solidarności 76 b)

Opera Spectacle. Note that this concert is not included in the standard registration fees.

Programme:

G. H. Handel: IMENEO (1740)
for details, see http://www.wok.pol.pl/archive/oda/imeneo.htm

 

Sunday, 30 July 2006

Former Warsaw University Library building
Warsaw University
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28

10-11.30 am Business meeting

Last updated on 09 July 2006