MEGARON, THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL, ATHENS
27 - 28 MARCH 2009
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri”, Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall, the Athens State Orchestra, and the Greek Composers Union are organizing an international conference on “Greek music for the opera and other forms of the performing arts in the 20th century” within the context of the 5th annual cycle of the “Hellenic Music Festivities”.
The main objective of the conference is to bring to the attention of specialists in the international community, the music of Greek composers for the stage, in the 20th century. It will focus on the presentation of historical and traditional genres and forms, along with new and contemporary musical trends, and their interaction with various aspects of the performing arts.
Contributions may address any of the following topic areas:
--opera, operetta, musical
--dance music, ballet
--music theatre, experimental music theatre, instrumental theatre
--new forms (sound installations, video art, etc.)
Conference languages will be Greek and English.
Papers, in Greek or English, should be of 20 minutes duration, and should be presented as an abstract of not more than 250 words. Abstracts and curricula vitae should be submitted by November 10, 2008 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include contact information. An outline programme of the conference will be announced on January 15, 2009 so that participants can make their travel arrangements.
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