HARRY T. BURLEIGH MEETS ANTONIN DVORAK

A co-presentation of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Georgetown University, and PostClassical Ensemble. Friday, April 19, 2013, at 7:30 pm Duke Ellington School of the Arts 3500 R St. NW Washington, DC Tickets: $15 [button link=”http://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=d8650fdd47c239f9437c14e78e1b871b“] Purchase Tickets [/button] Free admission for students from Georgetown University and Duke Ellington School with school ID, […]

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Dvořák Festival

Dvořák’s American sojourn (1892–95) is one of the most amazing chapters in the history of classical music in the United States. During this brief period he composed his best-known symphony, string quartet and concerto. And he uttered his most famous, influential and controversial words, that a “great and noble school” of American music would be […]

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“Dvořák and America”

Friday, March 1, 2013 at 8:00 pm Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center: Dekelboum Hall University of Maryland College Park, MD Tickets: $35 ($10 students). [button link=”http://claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/2010/c/performances/performance?rowid=17003″]Purchase Tickets[/button] Box office 301-405-ARTS. Single tickets go on sale Aug. 6. Kevin Deas, [highlight3]bass-baritone [/highlight3] Benjamin Pasternack, [highlight3]piano [/highlight3] PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez Program Dvořák: Serenade for […]

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Dvořák and Harry Burleigh

Friday February 22, 2013 at 1:15 p.m. The Georgetown University Music Program’s Friday Music Series Georgetown University, McNeir Hall Free admission. Harry Burleigh, Antonin Dvorak’s assistant at the National Conservatory in New York City (1892-95), became the first composer to transcribe spirituals as art songs, and the first person to sing them. His spiritual arrangements, […]

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Joseph Horowitz’s “Artists in Exile”: Dvořák and America

Saturday, February 23, 2013–5:00 pm Minás Gallery 815 W. 36th Street Baltimore, MD 21211 FREE Join award-winning cultural historian Joseph Horowitz as he reads from and discusses his book Artists in Exile (Harper Collins, 2008).  In his book, Horowitz explores Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s “American accent.” Dvorak drew inspiration from African American spirituals, Native American […]

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“American Roots”

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 8:00 pm Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center: Gildenhorn Recital Hall University of Maryland College Park, MD Free admission [button link=”http://claricesmithcenter.umd.edu”]For More Information[/button] Benjamin Pasternack, [highlight3]piano [/highlight3] Commentary by Joseph Horowitz and Angel Gil-Ordóñez. Program Dvorak: Two Humoresques; American Suite (excerpts) Arthur Farwell: Navajo War Dance No. 2 and Pawnee Horses […]

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“Dvorak in Search of America”

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 8:00 pm Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland College Park, MD Free admission [button link=”http://claricesmithcenter.umd.edu”]For More Information[/button] “Dvorak in Search of America” — a University of Maryland faculty concert with readings and commentary Produced by David Salness in association with PostClassical Ensemble. Commentary by Joseph Horowitz, Patrick Warfield, […]

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