2022/23 Season Tickets are on sale now! Get started
Your Cart UMS
Friday, February 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:00 PM // Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess:
A Symposium

 

“The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: A Symposium” is a multi-day event that specifically contends with issues of race, representation, and appropriation.

Friday presents a full day of performances and panel discussions on the context of the work, its characters, its reception, and its impact on the careers of singers of color, with a keynote lecture by Dr. Kyra Gaunt. Performances and discussions continue on Saturday with a recital of songs from the opera’s period, and a panel of related student papers.

Registration is required. Register online today.

PROGRAM (Fri 2/16/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

9 am – 5 pm

PROGRAM (Sat 2/17/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

2 – 4:30 pm

2/16/18 9:00 AM
2/17/18 2:00 PM

Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess:
A Symposium

DETAILS

“The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: A Symposium” is a multi-day event that specifically contends with issues of race, representation, and appropriation.

Friday presents a full day of performances and panel discussions on the context of the work, its characters, its reception, and its impact on the careers of singers of color, with a keynote lecture by Dr. Kyra Gaunt. Performances and discussions continue on Saturday with a recital of songs from the opera’s period, and a panel of related student papers.

Registration is required. Register online today.

PROGRAM (Fri 2/16/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

9 am – 5 pm

PROGRAM (Sat 2/17/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

2 – 4:30 pm

SPONSORS
Love great music, theater, and dance?

Love great music, theater, and dance?

Surely your inbox has room for one more email... Sign up for notifications on new digital and live performances, plus season updates.

Thanks! We'll keep you updated.