The Sixth J. S. Bach Dialogue Meeting

Warsaw, 3-7 July 2013


The Sixth J. S. Bach Dialogue Meeting
Institute of Musicology, University of Warsaw.
3–7 July 2013
Bach Looking East

Bach Network UK in association with the Institute of Musicology, University of Warsaw, and
The Fryderyk Chopin Institute Warsaw

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

17.00 University of Warsaw, Senate Hall
Inauguration. Welcome. Concert. Reception.

Thursday, 4 July 2013

University of Warsaw, Senate Hall

10.00 -13.00
 (incl.  coffee break)
Introductory paper
Szymon Paczkowski (University of Warsaw) Bach and Poland in the 18th century

Dialogue Session I – Bach Looking East
Christoph Wolff (Harvard University) Moderator
Peter Wollny (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Michael Maul (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Christine Blanken (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Manuel Bärwald (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Dialogue Session II – Bach’s Numbers: Sources, Exegesis, Illustration
Ruth Tatlow (Musik- och teaterbibliotek, Statens Musikverk, Stockholm)
Michael Marissen (Swarthmore College, USA) Moderator
15.30-16.00 Coffee
16.00-17.30 Dialogue Session III – ‘Bach the Sublime’: Australasian Reception of the St. Matthew Passion, 1875–1950
Janice B. Stockigt (The University of Melbourne)
Samantha Owens (The University of Queensland)
Jula Szuster (The University of Adelaide)
Alan Maddox (The University of Sydney)
17.30-19.00 (Dinner)
19.00-21.00 Concert: The Royal Castle, Great Assembly Hall 
Nelson Goerner – Piano

J.S. Bach – Partita VI e-moll BWV 830
F. Chopin – Fantasie f-moll op. 49
F. Chopin – 24 Preludes op. 28
21.00- (free)

Friday, 5 July 2013

University of Warsaw, Senate Hall

10.00 -13.00
 (incl.  coffee break)
Dialogue Session IV – Analytical issues in Bach’s vocal music

Michael Marissen (Swarthmore College, USA) Moderator

Stephen A. Crist (Emory University) "A compositional testing ground: Arias in J.S. Bach’s Weimar church cantatas"

Markus Rathey (Yale University) "The Function of Compositional Revisions in the Christmas Oratorio"

Daniel R. Melamed (Indiana University) "Did J.S. Bach’s Listeners Analyze?"

13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Burning Issues I – Bach in the 20th and 21st centuries

Bettina Varwig (King’s College London) "Bach in the Twenty–First Century"

Yulia Kreinin (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) "Choosing an influence, or the Rorschach test: Images of Bach as reflected in 20th century compositions"

15.00-15.30 Coffee
15.30-17.00 Dialogue Session V – A Dialogue: Paweł Szymański and Bach
Katarzyna Naliwajek–Mazurek (University of Warsaw)
Maciej Grzybowski (piano) short recital: Pawel Szymanski
Pawel Szymanski (composer) discussion
17.30-19.00 (Dinner)
19.00-21.00 Concert: University of Warsaw, Auditorium Maximum
Collegium 1704 Prague
Vaclav Luks – conductor

J. S. Bach – Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4
J. Dismas Zelenka – Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae I ZWV 53
J. S. Bach – Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz BWV 138
J. S. Bach – Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen BWV 56
Jan Dismas Zelenka – Miserere ZWV 57
21.00- (Free)

Saturday, 6 July 2013

University of Warsaw, Senate Hall

09.30 -11.00 Young Scholars’ Forum

Vasiliki Papadopoulou (University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna) "Performance history of J. S. Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin as reflected in Instructive Editions"

Anna Salamon (Jagellonian University, Kraków) "Concertos of Johann Ernst of Saxe–Weimar and their reflection in J.S. Bach’s arrangements"

Susan McCormick (Queens University, Belfast) "The Newly Rediscovered Kittel Choralbuch"

Nadya Markovska (Southampton University) "Variety as an aesthetic norm in early–eighteenth century music"

Chiara Bertoglio (Università di Torino) "Instructive Editions of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier in Italy"

Olga Gero (Universität Leipzig) "The unidentified source of the text in Dietrich Buxtehude’s Fallax mundus"

11.00-11.30 Coffee
11.30-13.00 Dialogue Session VI – Historically Informed Performance practice of Bach's music from organological perspective
Alina Madry (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)
Patryk Frankowski (State Museum of Instruments, Poznan)
Mike Diprose (Basel)
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-16.00 Burning Issues II – Bach Looking East

Tatiana Shabalina (St. Petersburg, Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory)  "Discoveries in St Petersburg: New Perspectives on Bach and Poland"

Raymond Erickson (City University of New York) "The Early Enlightenment, Jews, and Bach: Further Considerations"

Barbara Reul (University of Regina) "Vital statistics: J. S. Bach and J. F. Fasch in comparison"

Janice Stockigt (University of Melbourne) "A Te Deum performance in Bautzen by members of Dresden’s Hofkapelle: 19 May 1733"

16.00-16.30 Coffee
16.30-18.00 General discussion
19.00- Gala Dinner

Sunday, 7 July 2013

10.00-16.00 Warsaw Tour, Fryderyk Chopin Museum, trip to Zelazowa Wola (Chopin birthplace)

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