‘Italian Divas at the fin de siècle: Roles, Receptions and Transnational Legacies’

Project: Research - Studentship

Description

The student will undertake a doctoral thesis on 'Italian Divas at the fin de siècle: Roles, Receptions and Transnational Legacies', in partnership with Scottish Opera. Focussing on the highly-acclaimed soprano singer Adelina Patti (1843-1919), who was renowned for her performances of Verdi's heroines, the student will work in conjunction with the Director of Outreach & Education at Scottish Opera during Verdi's bicentenary year (2013) and beyond, to commission performances of Patti's and other nineteenth-century Italian divas' most famous roles, which will be performed by young Scots singers enrolled on Scottish Opera's Emerging Artists Programme

Amount applied for: £53,594

Notes

Funding bid to the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards - application unsuccessful.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date31/08/1331/08/16