Ellen Lockhart

Assistant Professor: Musicology

University of Toronto

Ellen Lockhart is Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. After receiving her PhD from Cornell University in 2011, she became a postdoctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at Princeton University. Her monograph Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830 is forthcoming from the University of California Press, and her edited volume, Sound Knowledge (with James Q. Davies ) on music and science in London during the period 1798-1851, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2017. Her critical edition of Puccini’s “Wild West opera” La fanciulla del West will be published by Ricordi, and is slated for performance under Riccardo Chailly; she is also co-editing (with David Rosen) a critical edition of the original mise-en-scène. She has recently become Reviews Editor for the Cambridge Opera Journal.