Wednesday, March 2nd 2011
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Lecture at the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies:"Richard Wagner et le Moyen Age: du Chevalier au cygne à Lohengrin"




Professor Laurence Harf
Emerita, Université de Paris III, Sorbonne-Nouvelle
21st March


Laurence Harf is one of France's most distinguished medievalists and has published some twenty books and over a hundred articles on the Middle Ages. She is also an expert on the medieval background of modern opera. Last year she co-organized an international colloquium in Italy on Le Moyen Age à l'opéra: Thèmes, personnages, images du Moyen Age dans le théatre lyrique des XIX-XXe siècles.

http://www.storiadellalinguaitaliana.it/sites/default/files/medioevo_opera_padova.pdf
Her lecture will be in French (resume in English) illustrated with filmed segments from operatic performances.

The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies
650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA (413) 577-3600
Monday, March 21, 2011 4 p.m.
Open to the general public. Free admission.

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