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David Do Paço : "Circulation and social mobility: Lorenzo Da Ponte’s career from Gorizia to New York (c.1780-c.1830)"


David Do Paço : "Circulation and social mobility: Lorenzo Da Ponte’s career from Gorizia to New York (c.1780-c.1830)"

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David Do Paço, « Circulation and social mobility: Lorenzo Da Ponte’s career from Gorizia to New York (c.1780-c.1830) » in Moving scenes. The circulation of music and theatre in Europe, 1700-1815, ed. Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire, Philippe Bourdin and Carlotta Wolff (Oxford, Voltaire Foundation, 2018), p. 171-188.



This chapter points out the diasporal and professional systems of the theatre market, which cannot be seen only in the light of patronage. Da
Ponte’s career contrasts survival strategies through a shift in professional and social status that proceeds from geographical mobility. His story is to be understood in terms of rhythms rather than mobility, often brutal and unexpected. The chapter also reconsiders the concept of circulation from a social perspective.