- Music and culture in Western Europe in the long thirteenth century.
- Theatre and music in France in the long nineteenth century.
- Music and diplomacy
- Music and cosmpolitanism
- Mozart reception
Everist's current research focusses on two projects under contract wtih Oxford Univeristy Press:
Ars Antiqua: The History of Music in Europe, 1160-1330. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming [contracted with OUP New York]
Opérette: The First 25 Years. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming [contracted with OUP New York]
He is also concerned with questions relating to the broader context of music in the nineteenth-century theatre, and in the issues of music and the supernatural.