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Judaism in Opera: Official Programme

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29 Mar Judaism in Opera: Official Programme

The official programme for the symposium Judaism in Opera is now available.

The international conference—conceived and organised by Opera Vlaanderen, Europäische Musiktheater-Akademie, and the Institute of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp)—will be opened by Aviel Cahn (Opera Vlaanderen) and Dominique Meyer (Europäische Musiktheater-Akademie/Vienna State Opera) on 15 April, 10 am, at Opera Gent’s Lully Hall.

Speakers and panelists
  • Prof. Dr. Julie Brown (Professor in Music, Royal Holloway University of London)
  • Dr. Aviel Cahn (Artistic Director, Opera Vlaanderen, Ghent and Antwerp)
  • Chaya Czernowin (Composer, Walter Bigelow Rosen Professor of Music, Harvard University, Boston)
  • Dr. David Conway (Hebrew and Greek Studies, University College London)
  • Prof. Dr. John Deathridge (Emeritus King Edward Professor of Music, King’s College, London)
  • Prof. Dr. Anat Feinberg (Hebräische und jüdische Literatur, Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ruth HaCohen (Artur Rubinstein Professor of Musicology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hilde Haider (Professor for Theatre Studies, Institut für Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft, Universität Wien)
  • Ioan Holender (former Director of the Wiener Staatsoper)
  • Prof. Andor Izsák (Direktor a.D. des Europäischen Zentrums für Jüdische Musik, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover)
  • Peter Konwitschny (Stage Director)
  • Barrie Kosky (Stage Director, Intendant, Komische Oper Berlin)
  • Moshe Leiser (Stage Director)
  • Erik Levi (Professor of Music, Royal Holloway University of London)
  • Dominique Meyer (President of the Europäische Musiktheater-Akademie / Director of the Wiener Staatsoper)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Fania Oz-Salzberger (Professor of History, University of Haifa School of Law and Center for German and European Studies)
  • Neil Shicoff (Opera Singer)
  • PD Dr. Mathias Spohr (Musicologist, Zurich)
  • Dr. Massimo Acanfora Torrefranca (Musicologist, Lecturer at The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel)
  • Jossi Wieler (Stage Director, Intendant, Oper Stuttgart)