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Stanford composer Jonathan Berger's opera featured at United Nations Association Film Festival Oct. 25th

As part of the United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford, The Whistleblower of My Lai will be shown at 7:15 pm on October 25th at Stanford's Anderson Collection. This film of Stanford composer Jonathan Berger's opera, with libretto by Harriet Chessman, was directed by Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning director Connie Field and features Berger's evocative score as performed by the Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert, and master Vietnamese musician, Vân-Ánh Võ.

Violinist Robin Sharp celebrates her birthday with Stanford!

This free program, presented by Stanford Continuing Studies, celebrates the 50th birthday of Robin Sharp (Concertmaster, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra and Violin Lecturer, Stanford Department of Music). Helping to blow out the candles along with Robin are the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars and host Ben Simon. The centerpiece of the evening will be Tchaikovsky’s sextet, Souvenir de Florence.

Nurit Jugend (Ph.D. Music, '05) featured at film festivals

Composer and filmmaker Nurit Jugend (Ph.D. Music, '05) has composed more than a dozen works that have been performed and broadcast worldwide. She works internationally with leading orchestras and ensembles such as the Israel Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta and the St. Lawrence String Quartet. Jugend is the director and producer of the documentary film They Played for Their Lives, which tells the stories of how music saved people’s lives during the Holocaust.

Alumnus Michael Repper to conduct NY Youth Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

Michael Repper (B.A., Music, '12; M.A., Music, Science, and Technology, '13), a current conducting D.M.A. candidate at Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, will conduct the New York Youth Symphony Orchestra in their 55th season McCrindle Concert at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, March 18. Mr. Repper is the Music Director of the New York Youth Symphony.


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