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jonas forsell: final seminar



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Jonas Forssell

In the research project The Transfigurations of the Text Jonas Forssell investigates the treatment of text in contemporary opera production. As an opera composer and many years of experience working with theater, Forssell takes an holistic approach to the design and the composition of text to be carried by tones.
Eva Nassen will be opponent on the final seminar 3 June 2015. The seminar (in Swedish) will take place between 13-15 at Stockholm University of the Arts, Linnegatan 87, Stockholm, room L402.

carl unander scharin: doctoral defence



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Carl Unander-Scharins dissertation Extending Opera – Artist-led Explorations in Operatic Practice through Electronics and Interactivity is presented and defended. Following are the timetable of the events:

  • 28 januari, 18 – Dress rehearsal
  • 29 januari kl 10.30 – 12.00 Performance
  • 29 januari kl 13.00 – Defence

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jonas forssell: 67% seminar



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Where: University College of Opera, StudioteaternPavarotti-1c[1]
When: February 17, 9:30-17:00
Opponents: Andrej Slavik and Kerstin Perski

SÅ KALL NI ÄR OM HANDEN
a seminar about opera translation

Jonas Forssell i a PhD candidate in opera and text at University College of Opera in Stockholm. The first part of this day (9:30-12:30) Jonas will defend his work in his  67% seminar critically examined by the two opponents. A major part of the written reflections concerns translation of opera. The pilot project Så kall ni är om handen, a part of his work and a practical and theoretical course in opera translation at the University College of Opera 2013 will be presented in the afternoon, from 13:30 to 17:00. Please see operahogskolan.se for the full program. The seminar will be held in Swedish.

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kent olofsson: 50%



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When: October 24-25
Where: Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm | SR, studio 2

The first part of the seminar is a performance at SR (Swedish Broadcasting Company), Studio 2, of Arrival Cities: Växjö, a piece featuring actors, vocalensemble, string orchestra, electro acoustic music, light and video. The piece is performed at 19:00 on the 24th as well as the 25th.

The second part of the seminar is the discussion of Kent’s texts on the topic Rethinking Music Drama: Composing Sonic Art Theatre. The seminar will be in the E building of KMH, at E505 at 10:00.

The opponent will be Wilhelm Carlsson from the University College of Opera in Stockholm.

Please contact Kent Olofsson should you want the texts to be discussed in advance.

jonas forssell 33%



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Jonas Forssell will have a 33%- seminar Thursday April 26 between 13-15 pm at the University College of Opera in Stockholm. Jonas will talk about his work so far called  Transfiguarations of the text, followed by critical comments by Thomas Shuback and a joint discussion. An important part of the work is the composing of the vocal piece Skuggorna och ljusen, with a text by Magnus Florin that was performed April 22 during the composer’s weekend  at the Stockholm Concert Hall.

semester meeting september 27-30 2011/EUFRAD



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The third semester meeting of Konstnärliga forskarskolan will be organized together with the University of Dance and Circus hosting the european doctoral conference EUFRAD 2011 in Stockholm in collaboration with the all the higher seats of learning in the arts in the city. This means the previously announced dates are slightly changed and extended to September 27-30. The full invitation and more information can be found here. Please note that PhD candidates formally associated to Konstnärliga forskarskolan should follow a different registration process since semester meetings are part of the mandatory activities!

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