Master Class with John Harbison

Thursday, November 21, 2019

4:15pm - 5:30pm

Grant Recital Hall

Composer John Harbison leads a master class with students who will perform two of his chamber music works on the Brown University Orchestra programs on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22. This masterclass is open to the public for observation.

Thanks Victor (featured on 11/21/19 BUO program)
Musicians: Derek Xu and Maria Zou, violins; Annie Wu, viola; Charlotte Whatley, cello

Trio Sonata (featured on 11/22/19 BUO program)
Musicians: Katherine Dunn, oboe; Aliosha Bielenberg, clarinet; Anupama Dinesh, bassoon

About John Harbison

Composer John Harbison is among America’s most prominent artistic figures. He has received numerous awards and distinctions, including three of the most prestigious: the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities. Harbison has composed music for most of this country’s premiere musical institutions, including the Metropolitan Opera (for whom he wrote The Great Gatsby), the Chicago Lyric Opera, the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the Boston Symphony, the Los Angles Philharmonic, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and the Santa Fe and Aspen festivals.