Conference Program

Haydn and Landon

Perspectives on Haydn Scholarship in Celebration of H. C. Robbins Landon
An International Conference at Boston University

1-2 October 2009

Presented by the Boston University School of Music – College of Fine Arts,
the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, and Marsh Chapel

Conference Schedule

Thursday, 1 October

Metcalf Trustee Center, One Silber Way, 9th Floor (map)

  • 4 pm – Introduction and Welcome: Victor Coelho, Professor of Music & Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • 4:15 pm – Keynote lecture: Otto Biba (Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna): “Celebrating Haydn and Landon”
  • 5:30-6 pm – Reception

Marsh Chapel (map)

  • 8 pm – Performance of Haydn’s first Missa Cellensis (known before Landon as the St. Cecilia Mass), with the Cambridge Concentus, conducted by Joshua Rifkin. Free.

Friday, 2 October

Mugar Memorial Library, Roosevelt Room (map)

Mugar Memorial Library, Arthur Fiedler Reading Room (map)

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch and Opening of the Exhibition “Celebrating Franz Joseph Haydn and His Champion, H.C. Robbins Landon: A Retrospective Exhibition”

Mugar Memorial Library, Roosevelt Room (map)

Conference Organizing Committee
Victor Coelho, Joshua Rifkin, Jeremy Yudkin (Department of Musicology) &
Vita Paladino (Director, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

Basil Considine