Rococo in Scandinavia – University of Copenhagen

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Rococo in Scandinavia


In May 2017 the French Embassy in Copenhagen hosted the conference Rococo in Scandinavia organised by Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset in collaboration with the French Institute in Copenhagen.

Welcome by H.E François Zimeray, French Ambassador in Denmark

Welcome by Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset


The conference gathered experts from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, UK and USA to explore the Rococo style and the many ways in which it affected the arts and culture of Scandinavia over the course of the long Eighteenth century.

Numerous participants queued up in front of the French Embassy

Pianist Arwen Christiaanse introduced and performed three pieces from the 18th century