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Women's Live and Loves: A Musical Exploration

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Women's Live and Loves: A Musical Exploration

823 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089
November 27th, 2007 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://fisher.usc.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
downtown/east la
EMAIL:  
fmoa@usc.edu
PHONE:  
(213) 740-4561
OPEN HOURS:  
Sat 12-4
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
USC (University of Southern California)
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION
In conjunction with the exhibition Body of Work: Robert Grahamon view at USC Fisher Gallery, pianist Victoria Kirsch and mezzo-soprano Diana Tash explore the female experience through song and opera, focusing on compositions written by and about women. The USC alumnae will present Claude Debussy’s Chansons de Bilitis, as well as songs and arias by Clara Schumann, Libby Larsen, Lori Laitman, Francis Poulenc, Ben Moore and USC faculty member Alan Smith, among others.

A Q&A period will follow the performance, featuring a discussion of the musical works presented and their connection to the artwork on display, as well as the opportunity for audience members to learn about the performers’ artistic lives during their stay at USC and since leaving he campus community.