Lewis Music Library composer forum: John Harbison

A talk by the composer and Institute Professor of Music

Event date October 19, 2016 5 - 6pm

harbison-700Join us for “Twilight Vigil: Composing After 75,” a talk by Institute Professor John Harbison, part of the MTA Composer Forum series.

Composer John Harbison is among America’s most distinguished artistic figures. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, among them a MacArthur and a Pulitzer, Harbison has composed music for most of America’s premiere musical institutions, including the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. His catalog includes three operas, six symphonies, twelve concerti, a ballet, five string quartets, numerous song cycles and chamber works, and a large body of sacred music that includes cantatas, motets, and the orchestral-choral works Four Psalms, Requiem, and Abraham. His music is widely recorded on leading labels. Read more

Location: Lewis Music Library, Bldg. 14E-109
Free and open to the public. Reception follows.

Sponsored by MIT Music and Theater Arts