Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre (CROMT)


For a complete list visit the Publications webpage of the School of Media, Film and Music.

Beckett and Musicality. Conference publication. Beckett and Musicality book cover

Bailes, Sara and Till, Nicholas, eds. (2014) Beckett and musicality. Ashgate, Farnham. ISBN 9781472409652

This book was the outcome of the CROMT Beckett and Musicality conference that took place at Sussex in 2009


Cambridge Companion to Opera StudiesCambridge Companion to Opera Studies book cover

Nicholas Till (ed.) : The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies (Cambridge Companions to Music), (Cambridge University Press, 2012).






OPERA INDIGENE Conference PublicationOpera Indigene: Re/presenting First Nations and Indigenous Cultures cover

Opera Indigene Re/presenting First Nations and Indigenous Cultures, edited by Pamela Karantonis and Dylan Robinson (Ashgate, 2011).

The book is based on papers given at our 'Opera Indigene' Conference in 2008.  Full details of the book can be found here.




Mozart and the EnlightenmentMozart and the Enlightenment book cover

Nicholas Till: 'Mozart and the Enlightenment: Truth Virtue and Beauty in Mozart's Operas' (Faber & Faber, 1992)

Other relevant publications include a critical manifesto for new opera and music theatre entitled "I don't mind if something's operatic, just as long as it's not opera." (Contemporary Theatre Review, Vol.14 (1), 2004), and a chapter on "Post-Operatic Music Theatre in Europe", in Joe Kelleher and Nicholas Ridout (eds.) Contemporary Theatres in Europe (Routledge, 2006).