Mezzo-soprano Alicia Rosser ’18, a junior at the Eastman School of Music, will perform in the concert benefiting the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, which has provided financial aid to more than 35 voice students at Eastman since it was established in 1977.
Paul O’Dette, professor of lute, and Eastman alumni Bod Ludwig ’66E, ’01E (MM), Maria Schneider ’85E (MM), John Fedchock ’85E (MM), Kristian Bezuidenhout ’01E, ’04E (MM), Martha Cluver ’03E, and Eric Dudley ’01E are among the nominees for the 58th annual Grammy Awards.
Seventeen artists from the region will take over ‘The Sunday School’ located in the back of the Rochester Lyric Opera Theatre for two evenings of site-specific installations, dance, and performance art organized by the University’s Program of Dance and Movement.
For years, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., suffered from something of an identity crisis. “Initially we were conceived almost like a hall of fame. It was very much the political nation,” says David Ward ’74, the museum’s senior historian. “We’ve struggled against that. And I think we’ve successfully struggled against that.”
The International Theatre program explores one woman’s struggle against the status quo through Federico Garcia Lorca’s famed tragedy, Yerma, which runs through December 13 in Todd Theater.
While damage to daguerreotype plates is often visible by eye, evidence of further deterioration may only be detected at the nano level. The University is leading groundbreaking research that bridges the gap between science, history, and the arts.
The New York City-based dance company’s work explores contemporary views of intimacy and truth telling, such as the need for safety, longing to connect, and the desire to be seen.
This year’s Polish Film Festival, put on by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, features stories of elusive happiness, personal struggles, history, and murder.
“Going Nuts! A Halloween Spooktacular,” an evening of rock, metal, and popular music re-purposed for brass instruments, just in time for Halloween.
University of Rochester’s Program of Dance and Movement’s presents When the Souls Rise, an original production that celebrates Halloween through dance, music, and drama. This is the first time the show will be performed at a university.