Valente Lecture: “A Collaboration to Remember: Giacomo Meyerbeer, Pauline Viardot, and ‘Le Prophète’”?
Hilary Poriss (Northeastern University)
Hilary Poriss received her B.A. from Bates College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in music history from the University of Chicago. Her primary research interests are in the areas of 19th-century Italian and French opera, performance practice, diva culture, and the aesthetics of 19th-century musical culture. She is the author of Changing the Score: Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance (Oxford University Press, 2009), and the co-editor of Fashions and Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and of The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century (Oxford University Press, 2012).
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