International ASCA Conference, University of Amsterdam
2-day congress on 27 & 28 April 2006

February 2015: Finally, the book Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality has been published - the result of this conference. All information can be found here.
14 january 2011: Cathy Berberian on Youtube
• 19 august 2008: Recently, Francesca Placanica finished a thesis on Cathy Berberian. You can download a summary here.
Recent publications on Berberian
• View a selection of photographs taken during the conference!
• Check the full Conference programme

Photo by courtesy of  Cristina Berio
Organised by the Institute of Musicology, this conference aims to show and study the cultural legacy of singer-performer Cathy Berberian. Because of her unique vocal and theatrical personality, Berberian's oeuvre is highly significant. This conference offers students, researchers and others interested, a thorough acquaintance with Berberian's versatile personality.


Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis