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AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM NEW YORK

DON JUAN ARCHIVE VIENNA

MOZARTEUM UNIVERSITY SALZBURG

 

 

DA PONTE DAY

 

 

at the

Austrian Cultural Forum New York

 

 

October 6, 2014

 

 

POWER AND SEDUCTION

 

Da Ponte`s Tre Drammi printed in New York 1826:

Figaro, Don Giovanni and Axur

 

 

Program

 

09:00–09:20 Opening

Christine Moser, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum New York

H. E. Weidinger, President of Don Juan Archive Vienna, STVDIVM FÆSVLANVM and Hollitzer Verlag

Barbara Faedda, Vice-Director of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University

Stefan David Hummel, Assistant of the Chancellor of the Mozarteum University Salzburg - Head of Organization Mozart Competition

 

09:20–10:30 Session I "Da Ponte`s Beaumarchais-libretti"

Chair: Reinhard Eisendle

Ian Woodfield, Queens University, Belfast

The revival of Le nozze di Figaro: Da Ponte`s influence on Mozart`s career

John Rice, Rochester, Minnesota

Da Ponte, Salieri, and Axur re d’Ormus

 

10:50–12:30 Session II "Don Giovanni I"

Chair: John Rice

H. E. Weidinger, Don Juan Archive Vienna

Was Da Ponte right, when in Tre Drammi he declared his Don Giovanni composed "da lui per le Nozze del Principe Antonio di | Sassonia––Colla Principessa M. Teresa Figlia | dell`Impr. Leopoldo"? And if so, what new light would it shed on the genesis of Da Ponte`s and Mozart`s opera?

Reinhard Eisendle, Don Juan Archive Vienna

From Il dissoluto punito. O sia il D. Giovanni to Il Don Giovanni. A comparison of the poet`s versions created for Prague (1787), Vienna (1788) and New York (1826)

Matthew Head, Kings College, London

August Apel`s On the musical treatment of ghosts (1800) – A theory of supernatural horror for Mozart and Da Ponte?

 

13:30–15:10 Session III "Don Giovanni II"

Chair: H. E. Weidinger

Martin Nedbal, University of Arkansas

Between farce and melodrama: Da Ponte and Mozart`s Don Giovanni in early nineteenth-century Vienna and New York

Wolfgang Brunner, Mozarteum University Salzburg

Salon as opera: variations and paraphrases on themes of Mozart`s Don Giovanni

Ted Emery, The Ohio State University

Doppelgänger: Da Ponte`s Casanova

 

15:30–16:40 Session IV "Da Ponte in America"

Chair: Martin Nedbal

Barbara Faedda, Columbia University

Foreigners, immigrants, and travelers in America in Da Ponte`s time

Edmund White, Columbia University

Lorenzo Da Ponte: the baffled courtier

 

19:30

 

A Concert at the Austrian Cultural Forum

 

in occasion of the "Da Ponte Day" in New York

 

Teresa Tièschky (soprano) Mozarteum University Salzburg

Matthias Winckhler (baritone) Mozarteum University Salzburg

Wolfgang Brunner (piano) Mozarteum University Salzburg

 

Arias and Duets by Mozart

from Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte

 

Piano Variations and Paraphrases

on themes of Figaro and Don Giovanni. By Johann Baptist Cramer,

Franz Xaver Mozart, Camille Pleyel and Joseph Woelfl

 

 

 

Venue

Austrian Cultural Forum, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, N.Y. 10022

 

Concept

Reinhard Eisendle and H. E. Weidinger

 

Organisation

Reinhard Eisendle and Michael Roth, Wolfgang Brunner and Stefan David Hummel

 

Contact

Don Juan Archive Vienna, Trautsongasse 6, A-1080 Wien

Tel.: +43-1-236 56 05, Fax: +43-1-236 56 05/25

e-Mail:office@donjuanchiv.at

 

The participation at the "Da Ponte Day" is free.

The registration at the website of the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (www.acfny.org) starts on September 16, 2014.

 

Im November-Newsletter der Universität Mozarteum Salzburg findet sich ein Bericht zum Da Ponte Day.

 

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