1a. NEMA Conference schedule

Tuesday 7th July Music Department (Rymer auditorium & 058)

Early Music & History: chair Jo Wainwright

Time/place
Speaker
Title
11:30 - 13:45
Music Dept foyer
Tea & coffee

Arrival and registration
Lunch (cash sales) available at The Edge (Wentworth)

In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music)
2:00 Rymer
Anthony Rooley
A Case for the Pickled Larynx?
2:30 Rymer Bonnie Gordon
Making Voices
3:00 Rymer Ed Breen
David Munrow: Thoughts on vibrato and a glimpse into his record collection
3:30 Rymer
(or 058 tbc)
Elizabeth Dyer
Vocal ensemble in Jesuit theatre c. 1640-1660
4:00
tea
In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music)
4:30 058
John Potter
Historically Informed Hyper-reality
5:00
discussion
 

Evening Event (with dinner):

7:15 to 8:00 Dinner

8:15 to 10:30 Presentation, masterclass and workshop. French 16th Century Vocal Music, both Sacred and Secular: 'L'espirit, la chanson parisienne, l'humanisme'. Director: Dominique Visse. The masterclass will feature chansons sung by members of the University of York Chamber Choir. The workshop for delegates will feature sections of Brunel's 12-part Missa Et ecce terrae motus (The Earthquake Mass).

Wednesday 8th (NCEM)

Sound and technique: chairs John Potter (am) & Jon Eato (pm)

Time
Speaker
Title
9:15
Martha Feldman
Hearing the Castrato Voice
9:45
Andrew Parrott
Falsetto: Fact and Fiction
10:15
Christine Pollerus
Singing Coloratura in the 1750s: Regina Mingotti
10:45
coffee
 
11:15
Graham O'Reilly & Hugh Keyte
Allegri 1st workshop
12:15
Louise Stein
Vocal diversity and the profession of the theatrical singer in Spain and its territories c. 1550-1710
12:45
lunch
 
1:45
Laura Moeckli
Essential Frivolities: The importance of Vocal Ornamentation in 19th Century Italian Opera
2:15
Christina Paine
Voice, image and agency on the early nineteenth-century London stage: the case of Angelica Catalani
2:45
Laura Heil
What Singers of Early Music Can Learn from Jazz Singing Techniques
3:15
Robert Toft
Bel canto: The Unbroken Tradition
3:45
Tea
 
4:15
Discussion
 

Evening Event (with dinner):

4:45 Walk to Minster

5:15 Evensong

6:00 After visit to pub or tea shop for refreshments, walk to Guildhall for workshop

7:00-10:00 Workshop for delegates: "An Evening with Thomas Ravenscroft". Directed by Graham Coatman. Featuring Ravenscroft's psalms, anthems, motets, viol fantasia, folk ballads, part songs, rounds, madrigals. Buffet dinner to be available during evening.

Thursday 9th: Music Department (Rymer Auditorium & 058)

Science & perception: chairs David Howard (am) & Martha Elliott (pm)

Time
Speaker
Title
9:15
David Howard/Jude Brereton
Introduction to science of the singing voice with special reference to techniques for measurement and analysis of vibrato and tuning
10:15
Helena Daffern
Vibrato production and its impact on spectral energy in the performance of early music
10:45
coffee
In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music) and laryngograph stall
11:15
Rymer
Greta Haenen
Dolcezza e soavita: vibrato as ornament in 16th century singing
11:45
Michael Proctor
Croce & Chiavette
12:15
Martha Elliott
Vibrato Management and Ornamentation Differentiation in Rossini
12:45
lunch
In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music) and laryngograph stall 
1:45
058
Graham O'Reilly & Hugh Keyte
Allegri 2nd workshop
2:45
Rymer
Christopher Allan
Helping the young soprano bring emotional truth to 17th & 18th C recitative through the use of speech mode
3:15
tbc
Catherine Gordon-Seifert
Rhetoric and Expression in the Mid-Seventeeth-Century French Air: a Rationale for Compositional Style and Performance
4:15
Tea
In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music)
4:45
058
Graham O'Reilly & Hugh Keyte
Allegri performance
5:00
Discussion
 

Evening Event (with formal dinner):

6:00 Bar opens

7:00 Conference Dinner

8:15-10:30 Workshop "The Speech of Gods and Shepherds" for delegates, directed by Philip Thorby, featuring Dixit Dominus primi toni à 16, by Orazio Benevoli

Friday 10th: Music Department (058/Rymer)

Embodied voices: chairs Peter Seymour (am) & Clifford Bartlett (pm)

Time
Speaker
Title
9:15
058
Rosemary Carlton-Willis
Performing the Private Gesture: Interaction, Metaphor and Motif in the Secular Cantatas of Barbara Strozzi
9:45
058
Elizabeth Belgrano
'Lasciatemi morire' & ' Rochers, vous etes sourds': Interpreting Arianna's tears, sighs and pain, by investigating Italian and French ornaments through vocal practice-based research
10:15
058
Katrina Mitchell
Cloistered nuns of the 17th century: Lucrezia Vizzana's componimenti musicali
10:45
coffee
In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music) and laryngograph stall 
Move to Rymer
11:15
Rymer
Brook Bryant
The 17th century as a locus of ut pictura poesis
11:45
Rymer
Alan Maddox
Rhetoric and the vocal performance practice of Italian recitative in the 17th & 18th Centuries
12:15
Rymer
Sally Bradshaw
Influences that shape our perceptions about appropriate styles and singing
12:45
lunch
In foyer: Brian Jordan (books and music) and laryngograph stall 
1:45
058
Sally Drage
The Performance of Psalmody: 1700 to 1850. Presentation and workshop
2:45
Rymer
Richard Bethell
NEMA survey
3:30
Clifford Bartlett
Leads final discussion
4:30
Tea & finish
 

Note. Programme details and locations are subject to change.