‘The Castrato: 17th- and 18th-Century Cultural Perspectives’

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Talk on cultural differences between the socio-cultural reception of the castrato in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, in particular in Italy and England, including the influence of anti-papism on the English reception of the castrato.
Period22 Oct 2021
Event titleCastrato Singers: The Current State of Research
Event typeConference
LocationLoveno di Menaggio, ItalyShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • castrato
  • Italian opera
  • anti-papism