New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

"Schubert & Solitude," an Evening of Music, Conversation, and Art, Features Composer Osvaldo Golijov, May 15

May 7, 2009
N-449, 2008-09

“Schubert & Solitude,” an evening of music, conversation, and art, will be held Friday, May 15, 8 p.m. at the Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts (172 Norfolk Street, below East Houston Street/between Essex and Suffolk Streets).

The event, which is free and open to the public, features Argentinean-born composer Osvaldo Golijov in conversation with Fred Child, radio host of National Public Radio’s “Performance Today.” It will also include the Knights chamber orchestra and string quartet Brooklyn Rider performing Golijov’s “She Was Here”-orchestral re-imaginings of four Schubert songs-as well as works by Beethoven, Philip Glass, and Charles Ives. Throughout the evening an art exhibition and the large-scale projection of composer portraits by Lennie Peterson will be on view.

This event is co-presented by the New York Institute for the Humanities, the Humanities Initiative at NYU, and In a Circle.

For interviews, images, or further information about the event or the NYIH, please contact Stephanie Steiker at 212.998.2101 or

Subways: F, V (Lower East Side-Second Ave.); F, J, M (Essex St.-Delancey)

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release


Search News

NYU In the News

CUSP Unveils its “Urban Observatory”

Crain’s New York Business profiled CUSP’s “Urban Observatory” that is continuously photographing lower Manhattan to gather scientific data.

Post-Sandy Upgrades at the Langone Medical Center

NY1 reported on the major post-Sandy upgrades and renovations made at the Medical Center to protect the hospital from future catastrophic storms.

Steinhardt Research Helps Solve Tough Speech Problems.

The Wall Street Journal reported on research at Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, including an interview with Assistant Professor Tara McAllister Byun, that uses ultrasound to help solve tough speech problems.

Times Column Lauds Professor Stevenson’s New Memoir

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a column about “Just Mercy,” a new memoir by Law Professor Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, whom he noted has been called America’s Nelson Mandela.

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

NYU Footer