“Four Deaths and a Funeral: The Endings of Puccini’s Edgar,” at the second North American Conference on 19th-Century Music (Richmond, VA, 8 July 2011).
“Engaging Undergraduates with Primary Sources,” at the national meeting of the Music Library Association (Chicago, 19 February 2009).
“(Re)Constructing the Duomo: Revisions to the Act 2 Finale of Edgar,” at Giacomo Puccini, 1858-2008: La critica e la tradizione delle opere, sponsored by the Comitato Nazionale Celebrazioni Pucciniane (Milan, Italy, 22 November 2008).
“’Real Americans Mean Much More’: Race, Ethnicity, and Authenticity in La fanciulla del West and The Girl of the Golden West,” at the national meeting of the American Musicological Society (Washington, DC, October 2005).
“Revising Cio-Cio-San,” at the 100th anniversary celebration of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Lucca, Italy, 29 May 2004).
“The Bolling Collection at the University of Richmond,” at the national meeting of the Music Library Association (Arlington, VA, 13 February 2004).
“The Works of Giuseppe Verdi: A Consideration of Its Impact,” at the Verdi 2001 conference (Parma, Italy, 26 January 2001).
“All Politics Are Local: Patterns of Censorship in Verdi’s Attila,” at the Tenth International Conference on 19th-Century Music (Bristol, England, 18 July 1998).
“Censorship of Verdi’s Attila: Two Case Studies,” at the Verdi and Censorship conference sponsored by the American Institute for Verdi Studies (New York, 19 April 1997).
“Toscanini and the Myth of Textual Fidelity,” 1996 Toscanini Memorial Archive Lecture sponsored by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (New York, 21 November 1996).
“Arturo Toscanini and the Verdi Tradition,” at the Performing Verdi conference sponsored by the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London, 2 July 1995).
“The Violin Director and Verdi’s Middle Period Operas,” at the Belfast International Verdi Conference, Queen’s University (Belfast, Northern Ireland, 7 March 1993).
“The Violin Director in Trovatore and Trouvère” at the American Institute for Verdi Studies’ conference on Il trovatore and Le trouvère (New York, 1991).