Please note a slight change in Tuesday’s schedule as Larry J. Young will now deliver the opening lecture at 10 a.m. Vilayanur Ramachandran’s lecture has been moved to 1 p.m. and will occur via teleconference.
The Nobel Conference Concert "A State of Mind and Music: New Songs by
Composers from Minnesota."
You are invited to experience vocal solo music written in the last ten years that provides insight into the creative minds of a number of composers who call Minnesota home. Represented composers include Pulitzer Prize-winning Dominick Argento, Libby Larsen (the 2010 winner of the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America), Stephen Paulus, and Gustavus alumnus Steve Heitzeg. World premieres of commissioned music by Timothy Berry and Todd Harper will be featured, as well as works by Jocelyn Hagen and Hiram Titus. Professor Michael Jorgensen, baritone, and Bonnie Jorgensen, piano, have coached the music with the composers, and will be assisted in the recital by student musicians. Many of the composers are expected to be in attendance as we celebrate their musical genius.
Concert tickets are free
A play by Mick Gordon and Paul Brooks. Inspired by the book Into the Silent Land by Paul Brooks.
Henry MacCarthy, director
Micah Maatman, scenic design
Larissa McConnel, costume design
Terena Wilkens, lighting design
How does the brain create a sense of self? How does the darkness inside our skulls become a world of people and places, pleasure and pain, love and loss? On Ego is an exploration of identity, humanity and what it means to be unique.