Opera in France, seventeenth through nineteenth centuries; ballets and operas of Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau; dance at the court of Louis XIV; critical editions of ballet and opera scores (Lully, Donizetti); performance practices in French seventeenth- and eighteenth-century musical theater; collaborations with performers
Current Research Interests
Dance in French opera in the era of Rameau; music for the grotesque Italian dancers on the international performing circuit in the mid-eighteenth century; French baroque opera staging practices; editing court ballets of Jean-Baptiste Lully
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Research Fellowship
Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship
National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship
Harris-Warrick, Rebecca. Dance and Drama in French Baroque Opera: A History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Harris-Warrick, Rebecca. “Reading Roland.” Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music 16, no. 1 (2010).