International Conference - Women and Music in the Early Modern Age
2 to 4 July 2021, Queluz National Palace
The 9th international conference at the Queluz National Palace aims to investigate the role of women in the musical and theatrical worlds of the early modern age, with special reference to the 17th and 18th centuries. The conference promotes research into the careers of women as impresarios, singers, actresses, composers, no matter how resounding their activity was in their heydays. Emphasis is also placed on their travels, contacts, and repertoires, and on the strategies adopted by female patronage supporting the organization of musical events throughout the European continent.