On 17 June, from 5 p.m., the Department of Musicology of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen will host

A Festive Soirée of Musicology in Göttingen

On this evening the Department will open its doors to friends and visitors alike and give them a chance to discover the many facets of musicological research and teaching in the Department. The evening begins with an event specially for children, while later in the evening visitors have the chance to view presentations by students and to enjoy a varied programme of music. In addition, the evening will also see the joint Inaugural Lecture given by the Department's three professors (6:30-8:00 p.m.). You are cordially invited to attend!

  • Date: 17 June 2011, 5 p.m. to midnight (approx.)
  • Place: Department of Musicology (Accouchierhaus)
    of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Kurze Geismarstr. 1,
    37073 Göttingen


5 p.m.– 6 p.m.
Children's programme
(In German and English as required)

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m
Inaugural Lecture (in German):
»…eine wunderbare, komplizierte Musik, und diese heißt Weltgeschichte.«
Perspektiven Kultureller, Sozialer, Historischer Musikwissenschaft
Birgit Abels, M. J. Grant, Andreas Waczkat

20:15 - 9 p.m. Uhr

9 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Chance to view students' presentations and installations

10 p.m.- 10:45 p.m.
Concert given by students of the Department of Musicology