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Circles and Sensibilities: Music by and for Virgil Thomson

Friday, November 1, 2013
4:00 AM
University of Michigan Museum of Art

Compositions from the world of gay American modernist Thomson

Music by Virgil Thomson, Aaron Copland, Ned Rorem, David Diamond, John Cage, and David Del Tredici

Performed by
Special guest: Adam Tendler, NYC pianist and specialist in music by U.S. gay modernist composers
Jennifer Goltz, soprano
Matthew Leslie Santana, violin
Jean-Bernard Cerin, baritone
and others

Commentary by Nadine Hubbs
Professor, Women's Studies, Music, and American Culture,
author of The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity