Pierpaolo Polzonetti

Pierpaolo Polzonetti

Associate Professor
Program of Liberal Studies

Dottore in Lettere, University of Rome La Sapienza, 1995
M.A. in Musicology, Cornell University, 2001
Ph.D. in Musicology, Cornell University, 2003

Research Profile

Pierpaolo Polzonetti is Associate Professor of music and liberal studies. He specializes on opera and eighteenth-century music and culture. His research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS), and the Earhart Foundation. His book, Italian Opera in the Age of the American Revolution (Cambridge University Press 2011) received the Lockwood Book Award and his article on Mozart’s Così fan tutte published in Cambridge Opera Journal received the Einstein Award, both conferred by the American Musicological Society. His first book, Giuseppe Tartini e la musica secondo natura (LIM, 2001) is the winner of the ‘Premio Internazionale Latina di Studi Musicali.’ He is the coeditor, with Anthony R. DelDonna, of the Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Opera. He is currently writing a book on Opera & Food.


Curriculum Vitae
Pierpaolo Polzonetti

Contact Information

215 O'Shaughnessy Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5639