‘Travel, music and the scene between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’,
about the life and work of Muzio Clementi
The summer courses “Els Juliols” of the University of Barcelona (UB), open to everybody, include in their 2017 offer the new course “Travel, Music and the Scene between the 18th and 19th Centuries. From enlightenment thinking to the emotiveness of the individual. The musician Muzio Clementi as a model of the change of mentality”. It will be a different course over last year, very complete and interesting, and in which different artistic and social areas will be played based on the presentation of the cosmopolitan and multifaceted Muzio Clementi (1752-1832). A musician who embodies the change of mentality and will serve as a reference for joining the different thematic areas of the course. A wide panorama of the scene of the moment will be studied, which includes great themes, such as opera, theater and instrumental music.
The course took place from July 10 to 14, 2017, lasting 20 hours. He developed seventeen subjects, with the contributions of: Marina Rodríguez Brià, Jorge de Persia, Susana Egea, Roger Alier, Joan Vives, Mireia Freixa, Xosé Aviñoa, Belén Cabanes, Jesús María Galech, Norbert Bilbeny, Joaquim Garrigosa, David Owen, Fix Nicolet, Montserrat Gascon, Bengt Hultman, Oriol Brugarolas and Laura Cuervo.