Early Music Seminar: Macbeth

Wednesday, September 05, 2018, 6:00 pm
Folger Haskell Center

Professor Amanda Eubanks Winkler lead this lively seminar that offers a sneak peek at the music in Macbeth. Wine reception included.


Amanda Winkler is Associate Professor, Music History and Cultures at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on English theater music of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and twentieth centuries. She is the Co-Investigator on Performing Restoration Shakespeare, a project funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK (2017-2020) and she is a General Editor for The Collected Works of John Eccles (A-R Editions). She has published on a range of topics, including the relationships among musical, spiritual, and bodily disorder; musical depictions of the goddess Venus; the gendering of musical spirits; and the intersection of music and politics. More recent work has engaged with performance studies and practice-based research, including workshops that staged excerpts of Davenant's Macbeth and Gildon's Measure for Measure (Folger Theater, Washington DC), Middleton's The Witch (Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA), and the Restoration-era Tempest (Sam Wanamaker Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, London). 


Please note:  We’re hard at work restoring our historic building’s marble façade.  As a result seven parking spaces on 3rd Street, SE, just south of its intersection with East Capitol Street, will be unavailable for public parking. Learn More.

This project was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanties, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.