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Livewire 10: Paper and Lecture-Recitals

Saturday, October 26, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
Curated by Dr. Patricia Burt (Assistant Professor of Music, University of Delaware),  Livewire 10 showcases (presents) scholars and performers presenting papers and lecture recitals reflecting on influences in works by contemporary composers.

Influences 1: Nature and Spectralism

1:00 p.m. - Choosing a Location for Music for Wilderness Lake

Sarah Teetsel, University of Buffalo

1:30 p.m.- Inspiration and Transformation – Interpreting the Role of “Nature” in Kaija Saariaho’s Works

Morgan Rich, Texas A&M University

2:00 p.m. - Away from the Avant-Garde’s Preference for Absolute Music: Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de loin (2000)

Ronit Seter, Jewish Music Research Centre, Jerusalem / Fairfax, VA


Break 2:30-2:45

Influences 2: Beethoven and Minimalism

2:45 p.m. - Beethoven Reimagined: Gunther Schuller’s Appropriation of the Violin Concerto

Douglas Rust, University of Southern Mississippi Lecturer, piano

Richard Kravchak, University of Southern Mississippi, Oboe


3:30 p.m. “Complex Minimalism:” Ligeti's Development of Minimal Style

Hongduo Chen, Shanghai Conservatory of Music


Admission is free and open to the public



Plan your visit

UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where Linehan Concert Hall is located.

Major funding for this program was provided by the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA).
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