Wednesday, April 18 at 3:00 pm; Beinecke Library, Room 38/39
Italian musicologist, Paolo Petrocelli, will present a talk on the William Walton Symphonies and Concertos held at the Beinecke Library, as a result of the research conducted in coordination with William Boughton, music director of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and artistic director of the NHSO Beinecke / Walton Project.
Paolo Petrocelli is a young arts administrator, entrepreneur, violinist, musicologist, and music journalist. He received his diploma in violin performance from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia and graduated in musicology from the Sapienza University of Rome. He was admitted to masters programs at City University London and Royal Holloway University. He specialized in the study of twentieth-century European music, with a focus on British composers.
Paulo has published various essays on the music of Sir William Walton and the book The Resonance of a Small Voice: William Walton and the Violin Concerto in England between 1900 and 1940 (Cambridge Scholars Publishing).