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Centre for Contemporary Performing Arts

Recent research activities, collaborations, and appointments

Kanno appointed as Leverhume Research Fellow at the Orpheus Instituut

Mieko Kanno was appointed as Research Fellow at the Orpheus Research Centre in Music (ORCiM, in Ghent) for 12 months starting October 2008. Her fellowship was then extended for a further 12 months through a Leverhulme Study Abroad Fellowship entitled 'Performance and Musical Formation'. Kanno's appointment has led to a number of collaborative projects between CCPA (Durham) and ORCiM, as well as SECEM (Lisbon) for the period 2008-11. The official opening of the Orpheus Research Centre, including a speech and demonstration by Mieko Kanno, can be viewed here.

Kanno invited to work as Visiting Senior Scholar at the Foundazione Giorgio Cini, Venice

Mieko Kanno has been invited to work as Visiting Senior Scholar at the Vittore Branca International Centre for the Study of Italian Culture, which is part of the Foundazione Giorgio Cini, on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice. She'll be working on a project entitled 'Creation of a critical edition of La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura (1988-89) by Luigi Nono (1924-1990)'. The project will last for five weeks, from early October 2010.