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PhD projects

Music from the 17th to the early 19th century, especially Italian opera c. 1600-1830; singers, singing style and singing technique; performance studies; historically informed performance practice; music and theatre; music and words (especially Italian and German); libretto studies; historiography<br/>

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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Carlo Broschi Farinelli: Vocal Profile, Rhetoric, Aesthetics, University of Glasgow

Award Date: 1 Jan 2014

Doctor of Music, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Award Date: 1 Jan 2001

Master of Arts, The Tragedy of Isolation: Aulis Sallinen’s Kullervo in the context of the adaptations of the Kullervo myth in Finnish music and literature’, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 1 Jan 1997

Bachelor of Music, University of California, Irvine

Award Date: 1 Jan 1994


  • ML Literature of music
  • 18th-century Italian opera
  • singers
  • singing technique
  • castrato
  • opera seria
  • Farinelli
  • Nicolini
  • Metastasio
  • aesthetics
  • rhetoric
  • BH Aesthetics


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