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Translocating Theatre Histories

The Global Theatre Histories Research Project holds its final conference entitled Translocating Theatre Histories on 19-21 August 2016. The event will conclude the project’s six-year run under the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and will inaugurate the new Center for Global Theatre Histories in Munich. In the conference,… Continue reading

IFTR 2016: Presenting the Theatrical Past

The International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) 2016 Annual Conference will be hosted by Stockholm University on 13-17 June 2016. This year’s theme will be “Presenting the Theatrical Past. Interplays of Artefacts, Discourses and Practices”. I am excited because it will be my first time in Sweden and I get to talk about… Continue reading

Wagner’s “Lohengrin” in Manila

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.

 

Lohengrin in Manila

Lohengrin in Manila

 

Image: ©National Archive of the Philippines