The AEMC organizes the 3rd Academic Conference on “Music, Communication and Performance”. The conference promotes interdisciplinary research and original approaches in any field of musicology, communication studies, philosophy, literature, and in any field of artistic performance that involves music. You are invited to apply with papers or performance proposals on any topic, but a special focus of this third edition will center on the question: "Is Classical Music Dead? Kramer's Inquiry Revisited"
The abstract submission deadline is 30 April 2020. A maximum of 25 participants will be admitted.
Abstracts of max 150 words, specifying the contribution of the paper/performance, must be sent to email@example.com.
Subject of the email: “CONFERENCE SUBMISSION of [name]”; body of the message: (1) TITLE of the submission; (2) specification of whether your intended contribution is in the form of an academic paper or a performance, and which equipment is needed; (3) NAMES and AFFILIATIONS (if available) of all authors/performers; (4) the EMAIL ADDRESS and cell phone of the contact author/performer; (5) up to four KEYWORDS classifying the paper topic or performance field.
The full registration deadline is 31 May 2020.
The conference will be held on 27-28 June 2020 in Montecassiano (MC), Italy. Montecassiano features in the list of “Italy’s most beautiful villages”, and is just kilometers from some of the most pristine beaches of the Adriatic Sea, as well as from cultural sites such as the Loreto Basilica, or poet Giacomo Leopardi’s and tenor Beniamino Gigli’s birthplace Recanati
Formats: 20-minute academic presentations (10 minutes of discussion) and artistic performances (max 45 minutes); poster presentations, round-tables, panels, and other innovative forms of presentation may also be considered. The conference language is English throughout
The covers of the book+CD of the 1st and 2nd editions
ORGANIZER & PRESIDENT OF AEMC
Alberto Nones graduated in Piano from the Conservatory of Trento, in Philosophy from the University of Bologna, holds an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from the University of Trento. A former Marie Curie visiting fellow at Cambridge and Fulright and Post-Doc at Princeton, he has taught and undertaken research at various universities. The author of three books, two edited volumes, four CDs and many essays, he is a RAI (Trento branch) broadcaster and the artistic director of various festivals in Italy. Dr. Nones is regularly invited as a speaker and performer throughout Europe. www.albertonones.com
Dr. ALBERTO NONES
Professor MONIKA FINK
(University of Innsbruck)
Professor LAWRENCE KRAMER
Dr. RICCIARDA DI BELGIOJOSO
Dr. MICHAEL MAUL
Dr. LETIZIA MICHIELON (Conservatory of Venezia)
Dr. HAMISH ROBB
(New Zealand School of Music
Victoria University of Wellington)
Musicologist and composer Lawrence Kramer, Distinguished Professor of English and Music at Fordham University, is the author of fourteen books on music, most recently the trilogy Interpreting Music, Expression and Truth, and The Thought of Music, winner of the 2017 ASCAP Foundation Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism (University of California Press 2010, -12, -16), plus The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening (California, 2019). His work has been translated into nine languages and been the subject of scholarly meetings in the Americas, Europe, and China. His music, including seven string quartets and fifteen song cycles, has been performed throughout the United States and Europe
GIGLI PIANO QUARTET
Entitled after Beniamino Gigli, one of the greatest tenors of the twentieth century, the Gigli Piano Quartet was formed in Recanati (Gigli's hometown) in 2016 by Luca Mengoni (violin), Vincenzo Pierluca (viola), Federico Perpich (cello) and Alberto Nones (piano). They will perform, besides other pieces, Lawrence Kramer's Pulsation in its Italian premiere
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2020
SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2020
10:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 12:30
13:00 - 14:30
15:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 19:00
10:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 13:00
Professor Lawrence Kramer
15:00 - 18:00
PERFORMANCES 2 AND 3
Wine tasting and party!
Gigli Piano Quartet
ABOUT THIS VENUE:
Venue for the Performances is the church of San Marco in Montecassiano, equipped with restored 1883 Bechstein grand and 1925 August Förster concert grand
Venue for the Presentations is the headquarter of the AEMC in piazza Cingolani 4, Montecassiano, which is equipped with Bösendorfer grand and Steinway B, computer, projector, and sound system