Cegos Workshop: 3-4 June Performance: 5 June Venue: Universiteitstheater Amsterdam, Nieuwe Doelenstr. 16 I am curating the Amsterdam performance of “Cegos” (blind in Portuguese). The project was conceived by the directors Marcos Bulhões and Marcelo Denny and originally realized by the Desvio Coletivo and Coletivo Pi at the Paulista… Continue reading
The Global Theatre Histories Sciencecast Video is now available for download (free!) from iTunes-University. I edited and animated it, so go see it! Here’s the link.
This advertisement shows that Lohengrin would have been the first Wagner opera performed in Manila in August 1895—almost half a century after the opera’s inaugural performance in Weimar. The Manila premiere production was staged by the visiting Compañia de Opera Italiana under the musical direction of Italian composer/conductor Maestro Ciro Cavalieri, together with the local Orquesta Molina under the baton of Filipino composer/conductor Maestro José Estrella.
Image: ©National Archive of the Philippines
17 October 2011 — I gave a public lecture on “Globalization, Nationalism and the Cultural Trade Route between Europe and Southeast in the Nineteenth Century” as part of the Research Notes on Southeast Asian Affairs X at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand,