Nordic Network For Early Opera

in collaboration with Högskolan för Scen och Musik, Göteborgs Universitet

invites to Conference on early opera:

Rhetoric in the Service of Artistic Expression
- from Monteverdi to Mozart


Eva Nässén - PhD, Prof., Göteborg University
Elisabeth Belgrano - PhD-student, Göteborg University
Jette Barnholdt Hansen - PhD, Post. Doc, Ass. Prof., Copenhagen University
Magnus Tessing Schneider - MA, PhD, Copenhagen University

Högskolan för scen och musik
(Artisten), Room A 505, Fågelsången 1, Göteborg, Sweden

Saturday April 17, 2010 kl. 13.00-17.30


• Jette Barnholdt Hansen (dk): ”Unveiling Dramatic Potentials of Language in Baroque Theatre - A Comparison of Blank Verse in Shakespearian Drama with the Recitative Style in Early Opera”

• Magnus Tessing Schneider (dk): ”Singing opera buffa: The case of Don Giovanni”

• Eva Nässén (se): ”Gesture and Body Language in Francesco Provenzale’s Comic Opera: Lo schiavo di sua moglie”

• Elisabeth Belgrano (se): ”Report from a Rhetorical Space between Death and Joy. Investigating Arianna’s Lament”

For more info and registration write to: Björn Ross -

Arranged in collaboration with

Högskolan för scen och musik, Göteborg