Music for Stage and Screen: Celebrating the SMI at 20

2023 marks the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Society for Musicology in Ireland. To celebrate this, the Society is hosting a special two-day symposium, Music for Stage and Screen, at the Jerome Hynes Theatre, National Opera House, Wexford on Friday-Saturday, 10-11 March 2023. The symposium will include a keynote address by Professor Peter Franklin, Emeritus Fellow at Oxford University, along with themed panels on opera and music for theatre and film; a roundtable discussion involving past SMI presidents and international guests; a vocal recital with Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) and Úna Hunt (piano); a talk on the history of Wexford Festival Opera by Dr Karina Daly; and optional tours of the National Opera House.

Further programme details and information on registration will be circulated in due course.