Kurt Weill’s and Leonard Bernstein’s strategies of impression management in Street Scene (1946) and West Side Story (1957)
Nils Grosch holds the chair in Musicology at the University of Salzburg where he is also Director of the Department of Music und Dance Studies. He gained his doctorate at the University of Freiburg i. Br. with a dissertation on “Die Musik der Neuen Sachlichkeit” and completed his habilitation at the University of Basel with a thesis on “Lied und Medienwechsel im 16. Jahrhundert.” His major research interests are music and media, Kurt Weill, music and migration, and popular musical theatre; he has co-edited Die Rezeption des Broadway Musicals (Kurt Weill Studien), Italian Migration and Urban Music Culture in Latin America and Emigrierte Komponisten in der Medienlandschaft des Exiles, 1933-45, “Im Weissen Roessl”: Kulturgeschichtliche Perspectiven.
Professor Grosch will speak for 45 minutes, followed by drinks and an informal discussion.
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|14 Mar 2018||5:00pm - 6:30pm|
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