Carlo Lanfossi (Milan, 1983) is currently Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Milan and teaches at the University of Pisa. In 2018, he earned a PhD in Musicology from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA). His research focuses on baroque opera, from the perspective of performance studies and critical theory. His dissertation on Handel’s pasticci has been supported by grants from the American Musicological Society, the Handel Institute, and the American Handel Society. An article on ghosting and hauntology in baroque opera has been recently published in the Journal of Musicology, while his Italian translation of Mladen Dolar’s and Slavoj Žižek’s Opera’s Second Death has been published by Ricordi in 2019.