The 21st Century Guitar VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2021: MARCH 22-26, 2021UNCONVENTIONAL APPROACHES TO PERFORMANCE, COMPOSITION AND RESEARCH UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA, PORTUGAL

The 21st Century Guitar

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2021: MARCH 22-26, 2021

UNCONVENTIONAL APPROACHES TO PERFORMANCE, COMPOSITION AND RESEARCH UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA, PORTUGAL

The 21st Century Guitar (21cguitar.com)

The 2nd edition of the international interdisciplinary conference The 21st Century Guitar will be hosted VIRTUALLY from March 22-26, 2021 by the Centre for the Study of the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music (CESEM) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH) in collaboration with the International Guitar Research Centre (IGRC, University of Surrey). Memorial University and the Canadian Music Centre. It will take place in the Colégio Almada Negreiros at NOVA’s Campolide Campus (due to COVID the conference will be held virtually).

The goal of this edition is to bring together academics, composers and performers from different fields who are interested in unconventional approaches to guitar research, sound production, composition, performance and pedagogy.

KEYNOTES & SPECIAL GUESTS

KEYNOTE 1: MARCH 23, 2021

PASCALE CRITON & CAROLINE DELUME

MICROTUNINGS, COMPLEXITY, VARIABILITY : A NEW SOUND MAP FOR THE GUITAR LIVESTREAM – 13:30 UTC – SCHEDULE LINK

PASCALE CRITON

Freelance composer

pascalecriton.com

CAROLINE DELUME

Professor of Sight Reading for Guitarists at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris

Professor of Guitar and Improvisation at Conservatoire de Versailles Grand Parc

carolinedelume.com



KEYNOTE 2: MARCH 25, 2021

ELENA CÀSOLI & MAURIZIO PISATI

LARGO TESO: THE 7STUDI BY MAURIZIO PISATI

LIVESTREAM – 13:45 UTC – SCHEDULE LINK

ELENA CÀSOLI

Professor of Guitar, New Music Interpretation and Chamber Music at Bern University of the Arts

elenacasoli.com

MAURIZIO PISATI

Professor of Composition and Analysis at Conservatorio G. B. Martini, Bologna

Leader of CSR-centro studi e ricerche and INCROCIlab and pactaSOUNDzon

mauriziopisati.com

SPECIAL GUESTS:

MARCH 22, 2021:

Hiraeth: Manuel de Falla, Andrés Segovia, and the politics of nostalgia

LIVESTREAM – 16:00 UTC – SCHEDULE LINK

STEPHEN GOSS

Chair of Composition and Director of the International Guitar Research Centre at University of Surrey

Professor of Guitar at the Royal Academy of Music, London

stephengoss.net

MILTON MERMIKIDES

Reader in Music at University of Surrey

Guitar Professor at Royal College of Music, London

miltonline.com