The Sixth-Annual Conference of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, “Historical Performance: Theory, Practice, and Interdisciplinarity,” will convene on Friday May 14 at 10:00 AM on Zoom, concluding on Sunday May 16. During the online proceedings, 30 research presentations in the field of historical performance will be offered, dealing with a broad variety of topics ranging chronologically from the 11th to the 19th centuries. Additionally, two online evening concert performances will be offered in association with the Bloomington Early Music Festival, which runs concurrently.
The keynote address will be delivered by Dr Kerry McCarthy, whose recent book credits for Oxford University Press include biographies of William Byrd (2013), winner of the 2014 ASCAP Nicolas Slominsky award for composer biography of the year, and Thomas Tallis (2020). The title of Dr McCarthy’s address is, “The Lives of Singers in Tudor England: what could possibly go wrong?” It will highlight newest research relative to her forthcoming book project.
You can access further information about all conference presentations, with abstracts, by following this link to the program. To register, click this link. To inquire about registration discounts and waivers, please contact the HPI conference administrator, Adam Dillon (email@example.com).
This conference is made possible through the support of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Historical Performance Institute.