Please join us for an evening of new music from composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi, the Rieman and Baketel Fellow for Music, Radcliffe Institute and associate, Department of Music, Harvard University.
Based on the dark sideshows of Coney Island’s amusement parks in the early part of the 20th century, "Sideshow" is a meditation on virtuosity, freak shows, entertainment, spectacle, business, and the sacrifices one makes to survive in the world. A cycle of six aphorisms by the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus (1874–1936) is embedded as a subtext running through the work.... Read more about Concert by Composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi: Sideshow
Presented by: Learning From Performers and the Office of Career Services Free and open to Harvard students only; RSVP to the Office of Career Services
Deborah Borda's career has been distinguished by her creative leadership, commitment to innovation, and progressive outlook on the role of orchestras in the 21st century. The first arts executive to join the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership as a Hauser Leader-in-Residence, Borda will discuss her almost 15-year tenure at the helm of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, sharing the challenges and rewards of managing the largest symphonic organization in the United States.... Read more about President and CEO, LA Philharmonic, DEBORAH BORDA
Presented by: Cambridge Queen's Head Pub Doors open at 5pm, music starts 10.30pm. Subject to venue capacity. Free food generously provided with the support of the FDO. HUID required, 21+ to drink. Read more about the rock scene at Harvard on the Harvard Arts Blog