Lecture with Professor David Roesner, LMU München
Music, Musicality, and Theatre: Meandering thoughts on current practices and research
Welcome to a lecture with David Roesner, Professor in theater/music theater at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich (LMU).
"Seven years after publishing my book „Musicality in Theatre“ and two years after my latest book on theatre music I will attempt to present some thoughts and observations from my recent research touching on aspects of the interplay of music, musicianship and theatre performance as well as on the methodological challenges in their analysis." David Roesner
The lecture is held at Inter Arts Center and will be followed by a round-table talk at 3 pm the same day between David Roesner and Sven Bjerstedt, associate professor at Malmö Theater Academy. Learn more here
The seats are limited, please register to jan [dot] michelsen [at] thm [dot] lu [dot] se (Jan Michelsen) if you wish to participate at IAC.
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Meeting ID: 625 7435 8794
David Roesner is Professor in Theatre and Music-Theatre at the LMU Munich. He previously worked at the Universities of Hildesheim, Exeter and Kent. In 2003 he published his first monograph on ‘Theatre as Music’ and later won the Thurnau Award for Music-Theatre Studies for his article “The politics of the polyphony of performance” in 2007.
Recent publications include Theatre Noise. The Sound of Performance (with Lynne Kendrick, CSP, 2011), Composed Theatre. Aesthetics, Practices, Processes (with Matthias Rebstock, Intellect, 2012), Musicality in Theatre. Music as Model, Method and Metaphor in Theatre-Making (Ashgate 2014) and his latest monograph Theatermusik. Analysen und Gespräche (Theater der Zeit 2019).
Since 2018 he is Principal Investigator on a DFG project on contemporary theatre music, which is accompanied by a blog. David also occasionally works as a theatre musician and sound designer.