ME21 Study day on the work of Romeo Castellucci, with Joao Francisco Figueira (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Architecture)

Saturday, June 24, 14:30-18:30 The Orpheus research cluster MusicExperiment21 increasingly developed a component of ‘staging compositions’, and the work of Romeo Castellucci has functioned as an important reference to the team. This study day with an expert on his work, will present and discuss Castellucci’s aesthetics and techniques.  Joao Francisco Figueira is an architect (studies […]

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CD Recording with Ensemble Interface

MusicExperiment21 and Ensemble Interface recorded all the new six pieces especially composed for the Diabelli Machines project, including pieces by Juan Parra C., Tiziano Manca, David Gorton, Lucia D’Errico, Paolo Galli, and Bart Vanhecke. Listen to Bart Vanhecke’s “Commentaire XX”:     Ensemble Interface Agnieszka Kopwrowska-Born, percussion Andrea Nagy, bass clarinet Anna D’Errico, piano Bettina […]

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Two public lectures on “The Emancipated Performer” (London and Cambridge)

Monday 28 November 2016, 6 pm to 7 pmLecture Recital Room, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DT Guildhall ResearchWorks series, presented in association with the Institute of Musical of Musical Research and the Cambridge Centre for Musical Performance Studies Tuesday 29 November 2016, 5 pm to 6.30 pm Robin Orr […]

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Masterclass led by Paulo de Assis at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Research Masterclass for Doctoral and Master’s Students Sponsored by the Cambridge Centre for Musical Performance Studies, Institute of Musical Research, and Guildhall School of Music & Drama 3 to 5 pm, Monday 28 November 2016 Lecture Recital Room, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DT A new series of ‘Research Masterclasses’, […]

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Honours Class at Leiden University

Inspired by Gilles Deleuze’s Postscript on the Societies of Control, Nietzsche’s second Untimely Meditation, and Jacques Rancière’s Emancipated Spectator, Paulo de Assis unravels some of the dominant power relations affecting the performance of Western music, proposing liberating avenues for an emancipated performer—someone who, based upon the notion of ‘dissensus’, operates a redistribution of the sensible. […]

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Upcoming Events (PI)

November 14, 2016 — 10:30-11:30 Panel discussion: Being Inside Artistic Research (with Luk Vaes, Margaret Urguhart, Mieko Kanno, Stefan Östersjö, and Tom Beghin) Orpheus Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration Orpheus Institute, Ghent (BE) November 14, 2016 — 16:30-17:30 Diabelli Machines # 6 With Lucia D’Errico and Juan Parra. Orpheus Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration Orpheus Institute, Ghent […]

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ME21 at the bilateral international conference “Performance analysis: a bridge between theory and interpretation”

ME21’s Principal Investigator Paulo de Assis and team member Heloisa Amaral participated to the conference “Performance analysis: a bridge between theory and interpretation” held in Porto, Portugal on the 4th – 6th October 2016, at Fundação Eng. António de Almeida and Casa da Música. Paulo presented a keynote speech entitled The Emancipated Performer: Musical Renderings Beyond […]

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