Bertolt Brecht’s antiwar drama Mother Courage and Her Children begins its run on Thursday, April 7, featuring the International Theatre Program’s first ever commissioned score.
Throughout National Poetry Month, faculty and students will share their favorite poems as well as the poetic richness that can be found across the University, including this handwritten manuscript of Hyam Plutzik’s poem, “Bomber Base” from Rare Books and Special Collections.
A majority of students who participate in the performing arts on the River Campus are non-majors. The newly announced Institute for Performing Arts hopes to create new collaborations and opportunities for students and audience members.
Hartnett Gallery is currently home to “Pinpoints of Perception” by Arizona artist Heather Green. Green paints life-size portraits of bees, drawing from research and field trips with University biologist Robert Minckley, who has amassed a collection of 65,000 bees in Hutchison Hall.
“The most inspiring thing about public art is its ability to reach a wide spectrum of people,” says Nate Hodge, local mural artist and this year’s recipient of the English department’s award.
Jazz pianist, composer, and professor Harold Danko has persisted in celebrating February 29s for his special ““Quadrennial Event” performances over the last 36 years.
JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, who has been hailed as “…one of the finest conductors of her generation” by the New York Times, will give a lecture on “The Musician as Citizen” at the Eastman School of Music.
University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music students were honored in the annual competition spotlighting young opera talent.