Immerse yourself in an afternoon of education, conversation, and music with alumni and friends at this Dartmouth on Location event at Tanglewood, which culminates in their spectacular All-Mozart Program.
Wild About Wolfgang: The Enduring Appeal of Mozart
Steve Swayne is a professor of music at Dartmouth College and teaches courses in art music from 1700 to the present day, opera, American musical theater, Russian music, and American music. He has received fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. His articles have appeared in the Sondheim Review, the Journal of the Royal Musical Association, American Music, Studies in Musical Theatre, the Indiana Theory Review, and the Musical Quarterly. He has contributed to commentaries on Sondheim developed by the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Chicago Lyric Opera. He is the author of How Sondheim Found His Sound (University of Michigan Press, 2005) and Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life (Oxford University Press, 2011) and is at work on a third book that examines the life and music of musical theater composer William Finn. He is an accomplished concert pianist, with four nationally distributed recordings currently in release and a performance with the San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas to his credit. He has taught at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and at the University of California, Berkeley.
Registration is flexible, so you can choose to enjoy the performance in seats of your choice.
This Dartmouth on Location event is organized by the Office of Alumni Relations in partnership with the Dartmouth clubs of Eastern New York and Pioneer Valley. For more information on Dartmouth on Location adventures, please contact Alumni Continuing Education at (603) 646-9159 or email@example.com.