Join Irwin Shainman, professor emeritus of music at Williams
College, in these four sessions as he acquaints you with some
of America's greatest musicians. This four-part series surveys
American classical music, its composers, and its wide-ranging
influence throughout the world. Come and explore the music of
the masters. Mondays, January 10, 24, 31, and February 7, 6-7:30 p.m.
Session I: The New Accent of American Symphonic Music: Aaron Copland
Session II: The Influence of the University: Walter Piston, Roger Sessions, Virgil Thomson, and Roy Harris
Session III: Music in Wartime: Mark Blitzstein, Richard Rodgers, and Robert Kurka
Session IV: America’s Versatility: Samuel Barber, William Schuman, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington
Sold as a series only. To order tickets, please call (202) 416-8500.