Tradition and Innovation: New Perspectives on the Violin Concerto in the Long 19th Century

(part of a series)

Location: 306 O'Neill Hall of Music (View on map )

This conference brings together leading experts on musical form and analysis from the US, UK, and Canada to explore both well-known and less-known corners of this fascinating repertoire, ranging from Viotti, Beethoven, and Spohr to Joachim, Saint-Saëns, Brahms, and Glazunov, and beyond to Nielsen and Elgar, among others. In addition to formal presentations with Q&A followup, each day will feature a panel discussion with audience participation encouraged. A banquet dinner concludes the conference. View complete schedule here and abstracts here

Open to the public.Registration required: $150 (student discount available) to include attendance at all paper sessions and panel discussions, all-day beverage service on April 5 and 6, a banquet dinner on April 6, and a recital on April 4 by violinist Timothy Chooi, professor at University of Ottawa and prize winner at the Joachim and Queen Elisabeth competitions.



Register by April 3, 2024 by 11:59 p.m. 

Made possible through the generous support of the Notre Dame–Durham University Seed Grant Program.


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