Scholars whose work focuses on Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Fanny Hensel, and their friends and family members.
Great news, Laura! Thanks! If there’s anything I can do to help out, let me know. And I might offer a presentation, too, if you’re looking to build a program.
Update: we have a confirmed space to meet on Wednesday, October 30, at the New England Conservatory. We are still waiting for confirmation on a space in the AMS hotel for Thursday morning, but the signs are looking very positive for a pre-conference meeting at AMS 2019!
Hello all! I can’t believe it’s February already; it seems only a couple of weeks ago that many of us were together in San Antonio. What a wonderful meeting that was!
At the end of our preconference in San Antonio, there was consensus that we would like to have another, similar meeting at AMS in the future. I’m writing to gauge whether there is…[Read more]
Here is my own proposal for a lightning talk:
Current and Historical Trends in Fanny Hensel Research (working title)
In the last two and a half years I have been undertaking extensive bibliographic research on Fanny Hensel. I will briefly review my findings, drawing a picture of major current and historical trends in the field. Particular tropes…[Read more]
Here’s my proposal for a lightning talk; it would be a condensed version of a formal paper I presented recently
Mendelssohn and the Reformed Tradition:
Re-evaluating Sources within the Context of the Prussian Restoration Movement
My new reading allows us to re-evaluate Mendelssohn’s only stint in church music as Music Director of Prussian C…[Read more]