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 nyih.info@nyu.edu.

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

schubert

Search News



NYU In the News

Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

NYU Footer