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Gaiety, Glitz and Glamour, or Dispirited Historical Dregs? A Re-evaluation of Operetta
An international conference in affiliation with the project German Operetta in London, New York and Warsaw, 1906–1939 (GOLNY), funded by the European Research Council. In 1903, in an early attempt to write a critical history of operetta, Erich Urban perceived a common thread linking international manifestations of operetta. He was optimistic about its future, insisting…
European Research Music Conference
Derek B. Scott, “A Forgotten Transcultural Entertainment Industry.” European Research Music Conference, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 12 Jun. 2018.
Music and Ideas
Anastasia Belina, “Operetta and Modernity.” Talk for Music and Ideas series at the Royal College of Music, London, November 2016.
Popular Music and Power
Derek B. Scott, “Silver-Age Operetta: The Power of an Early 20th Century Transcultural Entertainment Industry.” Popular Music and Power, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 23–25 June 2016.
Music History and Cosmopolitanism
Anastasia Belina, “German Operetta in Warsaw: Cultural Transfer and Exchange.” Music History and Cosmopolitanism, Helsinki, Finland
Worlds Within Works of Art
Derek B. Scott, “J. Strauss Jr & 19th-Century Operetta as Intermedial Art World.” (Keynote) Symposium: Worlds Within Works of Art. Helsinki, Finland, 28–29 January 2016.
Hidden Musicians Symposium
Derek B. Scott, “The Hidden Theatre Musicians of Early 20th-Century London.” (Keynote) Hidden Musicians Symposium, Open University, Milton Keynes, 11–12 January 2016.
Exoticism, Orientalism and National Identity in Musical Theatre
Anastasia Belina & Derek B. Scott, “Jewish Creative Artists and the Development of Operetta as Cosmopolitan Genre.” Exoticism, Orientalism and National Identity in Musical Theatre, Institute of Musicology, Budapest, Hungary, 11–12 December 2015.Exoticism, Orientalism and National Identity in Musical Theatre
Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2015
Operetta Panel, “The Reception of Silver Age Operetta in the UK, Germany, Hungary and Poland.” Royal Musical Association, Annual Conference, University of Birmingham, 9–11 September 2015.
Anastasia Belina & Derek B. Scott, Celebrity in Operetta. OBERTO conference, Oxford, UK, 8 September 2015.