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Francesco Lora

Adjunct professor

Department of the Arts

Short Bio

He graduated in the DAMS programme and obtained his PhD in Musicology and Musical Heritage (University of Bologna). He is currently a research fellow in a project on the music collection of the Opera della Metropolitana in Siena (University of Siena). Together with Elisabetta Pasquini he is in charge with the book series titled «Tesori musicali emiliani» (Bologna, Ut Orpheus), in which he publishes the critical editions of the Complete Sacred Music for Ferdinando de’ Medici by Perti (2010-11) and oratorios by Colonna (La profezia d’Eliseo, L’Assalonne, Il Mosè and La caduta di Gierusalemme (2013-21). Among his works, the monograph Nel teatro del Principe (on the operas by Perti for Pratolino; Bologna-Turin, De Sono - Albisani, 2016) and the critical edition of Austriaco laureato Apollini (music performed in Venice, 1712, for the coronation of the Emperor Charles VI; Padua, Centro Studi Antoniani, 2016). He collaborated in The Cambridge Handel Encyclopedia and Dizionario biografico degli Italiani, and is still collaborating in Grove Music Online and MGG. In 2020 he was awarded the Gaiatto Prize from Fondazione Levi, Venice. Go to the Curriculum vitae



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