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Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom

Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public In 1920 the Czech writer Karel Čapek experienced an early success with the play R.U.R., which posed interaction and conflict between human capitalists and a new source of labor, the […]

Building the Dream of the Red Chamber. Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang, November 2015

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Download: audio, small video, or original. Composer Bright Sheng and playwright David Henry Hwang discuss their new opera Dream of the Red Chamber with Ann Waltner, Prof. of History at the University of Minnesota.

Ryland Angel, Countertenor and Composer, with Ann Waltner, Prof. of History. July 2, 2015

Download: audio, small video, original. Ryland Angel describes the beginnings of creating The Call, which began in the 2015 Spring semester at the Institute for Advanced Study. The project is headed up by Ryland Angel, Ann Waltner, and Nels Cline.

Composer Conversation with Fred Lerdahl. April 22, 2015

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Composer Conversation with Fred Lerdahl Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 7:00pm The Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6th & Wabasha, St. Paul Free, but reservations are required. A dedicated musician and academic, Fred Lerdahl has contributed enormously to the field of cognitive science of music as well as composition. As an award winning author and professor […]

The Bat of Minerva in Austria and Germany, August-November 2014

English Language Interviews Download: audio, small video, or original. Peter Shea introduces the Bat of Minerva’s trip to Austria and Germany and the interviews to follow. Download: audio, small video, or original. Peter Kampits, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Vienna, talks to Peter Shea about his experiences and travels as a student […]

Electronic Music Interviews, 2007-2014

2014 Karlheinz Essl 2013 Joel Chadabe Michael Gogins Judy Klein Annea Lockwood Dafna Naphtali Tae Hong Park Alice Shields Hans Tammen 2009 Megan England Douglas Ewart George Lewis Caly McMorrow Keir Neuringer Terry Pender Xenia Pestova & Erika Donald Cathy van Eck 2007 Brad Garton Douglas Geers Guerino Mazzola Andrew Pask Morton Subotnick Gregory Taylor […]