The Institute of Sacred Music presents a symposium this Saturday called The Creation in Context. The event will examine the musical, liturgical, and literary contexts of Haydn’s masterpiece.
The symposium is presented in conjunction with the performance of Haydn’s Die Schöpfung by Yale Schola Cantorum and Juilliard415 on Sunday, April 29.
Melanie Lowe, Associate Professor of Musicology Vanderbilt University, will give the keynote address, Creating Chaos in Haydn’s Creation.
The symposium takes place Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 1 pm in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall (120 High Street, New Haven; enter on Wall Street). The event is open to the public and requires no registration.
Creating Chaos in Haydn’s Creation
Associate Professor of Musicology
Milton and Creation
Professor of English
The Drama of Creation
Ellen F. Davis
Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology
Duke Divinity School
Cosmology in a Contemporary Key
Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow
Yale Divinity School and Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
12:45 PM | Check-in and Refreshments
1:00 | Keynote Address: Melanie Lowe: Creating Chaos in Haydn’s Creation
2:00 | John Rogers: Milton and Creation
2:45 | Coffee Break
3:15 | Ellen F. Davis:The Drama of Creation
4:00 | John Grim: Cosmology in a Contemporary Key
4:45 | General Discussion
5:30 | Symposium Ends
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