6th Annual Oxford Dance Symposium

“Louis XIV and dance”

New College, Oxford, 21st April 2004

 

The Timetable at a Glance

Wednesday 21st

9.50 Oxford: Assemble at New College Porters’ Lodge

11.00 Waddesdon Manor: Group A visits Library to view Le Ballet de la Nuit designs, while Group B has coffee in the Restaurant; groups change over at 11.20am. All assemble in the Powerhouse at 11.45am.

Powerhouse sessions

11.50 Philippa Glanville
'Waddesdon’s little-known collections of French dance, music, and theatre material'

12.20 David Parrott
'Art, ceremony and performance: Cardinal Mazarin and cultural patronage at the Court of Louis XIV’

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Elizabeth Woodrough
'The passing of the hours - rhythm, structure, time and light in Le Ballet de la Nuit’

2.40 Catherine Massip
The musical context of Le Ballet de la Nuit’

3.20 Waddesdon to Oxford: Coach returns to New College

4.30 Tea

5.00 Lionel Sawkins
'Sources for the music of Le Ballet de la Nuit’

5.40 Jennifer Thorp
Dances and dancers in the Le Ballet de la Nuit’

6.15 Reception followed by Dinner