Opera Seria, Identity, and the Performance of History

Fri, Feb 23, 2024
3:30 pm EST - 5:00 pm EST

This panel will discuss the relationships between opera seria, identity, and “historicism,” thinking about what kinds of histories we can write through studying music (in this case, opera seria), and how performing that music today helps us attend to the histories of identity categories.

Moderator and respondent: Jessica Peritz (Yale University)