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Release: Nov. 27, 2002
Lecture On 'Mozart And The Theater' will be Dec. 13 At UI
Independent scholar John A. Rice will present a lecture on "Mozart and
the Theater" at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in Room 1027 of the Voxman
Music Building on the University of Iowa campus.
Rice's lecture, which is sponsored by the UI Opera Studies Group and the
musicology and theory areas of the UI School of Music, will be free and open
to the public.
Rice is the author of books and articles on the music of the Classic period,
including "Antonio Salieri and Viennese Opera," the Cambridge University
Press guide to Mozart's opera "La Clemenza de Tito" and "Musical
Performances at Court in Beethoven's Vienna." His study of "Empress
Marie Therese and Music at the Viennese Court, 1792-1807" will be available
next summer, and his book on "The Operas of Mozart" is scheduled
for publication in 2004.
Rice also has published many articles in scholarly journals, and has lectured
on Mozart and the Classic period around the world.
The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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