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Month: May 2013

Don Carlo Gesualdo

Gesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference

Call for Papers Gesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th November University of York in affliation with the RMA Celebrating the music of Gesualdo, the 400th Anniversary Conference will combine academic paper sessions with a series of singing workshops and performances throughout the weekend. James Wood will give a keynote speech on his reconstructions of Gesualdo’s second book of Sacrae Cantiones and forensic psychiatrist Dr Ruth McAllister will present an analysis of the murder of Gesualdo’s first wife based on contemporaneous accounts. On the Saturday, I Fagiolini will give a concert of secular music by Gesualdo and his…