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Vanderbilt Opera Theatre to perform ‘The Ghosts of Gatsby,’ ‘Mansfield Park’ Oct. 17-20

Oct. 14, 2019—Social status, unrequited love, marriage and madness are central themes of two upcoming chamber operas presented by Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra.

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Vanderbilt Osher winter term: Innovation, ‘Julius Caesar’ and more

Dec. 21, 2018—Innovative thinking in the digital age, women in the civil rights movement and acting for opera are among the winter 2019 classes offered by Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute for Lifelong Learners.

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Vanderbilt Opera Theatre presents Mark Adamo’s ‘Little Women’

Nov. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra present "Little Women" in Ingram Hall Friday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 13. Composer Mark Adamo will give a talk at 7:15 p.m. prior to the Friday show.

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Faculty Senate elects leadership for 2016-17

Aug. 17, 2016—The Faculty Senate, the representative and deliberative body of the Vanderbilt faculties, has elected its leadership for 2016-17.

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Blair School Confidential: Blair Students Combine the Resources of a Major Research University with Intense Music Study

May. 12, 2016—Blair students know they’ll be majoring in music—often in addition to other disciplines—but frequently they choose Vanderbilt for the other social and academic opportunities the university offers that a traditional music conservatory cannot. This means Blair students are among the busiest on campus, continuing their intense focus on music while juggling the demands of other classes.

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Blair stages fall operas at opposite ends of the scale

Oct. 26, 2015—In the next few weeks, the Blair School of Music will present two operas--Michael Hersch's "On the Threshold of Winter" and Leonard Bernstein's "Mass"--that are diametrically opposed in style, scale and staging.

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A Tale of Two Operas: Blair Stages Fall Operas at Opposite Ends of the Scale

Oct. 23, 2015—This fall the Blair School of Music presents two operas diametrically opposed in style, scale and staging.

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Singer Daniel Shirley’s Journey Crosses Many Paths

Dec. 23, 2014—The opportunity to sing a diverse range of material drew Shirley last February to the American Traditions Competition, a national vocal competition in which he placed fifth.

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Video: A Year of Song: Robert’s Gift to Clara

Jan. 21, 2011—A Year of Song: Robert’s Gift to Clara – a celebration of the music and letters of composer Robert Schumann and his wife Clara. Narrated by Jim Lovensheimer; performers include soprano Amy Jarman, lyric baritone Jonathan Retzlaff; mezzo soprano Gayle Shay; pianist Melissa Rose. Concert is part of a two-day celebration of the 200th year...

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