Mary Ann Smart

Terrill Professor of Music


  • 204 Morrison Hall

Mary Ann Smart, Ph.D. Cornell University, isĀ Terrill Professor in the Department of Music. Professor Smart’s interests include nineteenth-century opera, staging of opera, singers, music and gender. She is the author of Mimomania: Music and Gesture in Nineteenth-Century Opera (UC Press, 2004). Her publications also include articles in the Cambridge Opera Journal (The Silencing of Lucia, The Lost Voice of Rosine Stolz, The Journal of the American Musicological Society (In Praise of Convention: Formula and Experiment in Bellini’s Self-Borrowings), and the Cambridge Companion to Verdi (Verdi, Romanticism, and the Risorgimento). In addition, Professor Smart is author of the articles on Vencenzo Bellini and Gaetano Donizetti in the Revised New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and editor of the critical edition of Donizetti’s last opera, Dom Sb0061stien.


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