Tom Goossens, PhD in the Arts

Through three case studies on the adaptation or performance of existing operas: Rigoletto, Le Nozze di Figaro and one to be determined, will director / translator / actor / editor Tom Goossens look for an answer to the following research question:

How can the aesthetized colloquialism of the 17th to 20th century opera repertoire be used, adapted, translated or fed so that the narration has a major impact on a contemporary audience?

  • Supervisor: Dr. Thomas De Baets (KU Leuven / LUCA)
  • Co-supervisor: Peter Anthonissen (KU Leuven / LUCA)

Research unit Music & Drama

Duration: 2020 - 2024

Olympe Tits