Darla Crispin

Darla Crispin

Dr. Darla Crispin has been a Fellow in Artistic Research at the Orpheus Research Centre in Music (ORCiM), Ghent (2008-2013).  A Canadian pianist and scholar, with a Concert Recital Diploma from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and a PhD from Kings College London, she specialises in musical modernity, and especially in the music of the Second Viennese School. Her publications include a collaborative volume with Kathleen Coessens and Anne Douglas, The Artistic Turn: A Manifesto (Leuven, 2009) and numerous book chapters and articles, including ‘Allotropes of Advocacy: a model for categorizing persuasiveness in musical performances’, co-authored with Jeremy Cox, in Music & Practice, Vol. 1(1) 2013.  She is currently working on a book entitled The Solo Piano Works of the Second Viennese School: Performance, Ethics and Understanding.