The Song of the Earth

The Song of the Earth Friday, March 16, 2007 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland College Park, MD Gustav Mahler’s masterpiece Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) famously adapts poems from the Tang dynasty. Hear the aching “Farwell,” from Das Lied, in combination with traditional and contemporary Chinese music. […]

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The Classical Music Crisis.. and What To Do About It

The Classical Music ‘Crisis’.. and What To Do About It Wednesday, March 7, 2007 The Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium Washington, DC Lecture by Joseph Horowitz, with the participation of music historian Karen Ahlquist and Washington National Opera Director of Artistic Operations Christina Scheppelmann. Free admission. [button link=”/category/events/classical-music-crisis”] See Complete Program [/button]

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Beyond Flamenco: Finding Spain in Music

Beyond Flamenco: Finding Spain in Music November 19 – 29, 2006 The Guggenheim Museum New York, NY The Organization of American States Washington, DC Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland College Park, MD An all-day immersion experience; A rare chance to hear a complete performance of all four books of Isaac Albeniz’s Iberia (1906–09), […]

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Encounters: Mario Lavista

Encounters: Mario Lavista Thursday, November 9, 2006 GALA Hispanic Theatre Washington, DC A portrait of one of Latin America ’s foremost living composers, who also takes part as commentator.  Presented in collaboration with the Cultural Institute of Mexico. [button link=”/category/events/encounters-lavista”] See Complete Program [/button]

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