16 stories tagged ‘Learning From Performers’
The singer Psy spoke at Memorial Church about his life, his time in the United States, and the runaway success of “Gangnam Style.”
A diehard interpreter of the great American songbook and musical theater repertory, Barbara Cook surprised the audience at a recent Harvard master class by quoting a maverick music-maker.
The Broadway star Christine Ebersole shared her advice and some tricks of the trade with three undergraduates during a master class sponsored by Harvard’s Office for the Arts.
Three local jazz figures came to Harvard to explore their passion for the music and its future as a singular American art form.
Actor John Lithgow ’67 hosted the annual Harvard Arts Medal ceremony, which recognizes a Harvard or Radcliffe graduate or faculty member who has achieved excellence in the arts and has made a contribution through the arts to education or the public good. The medal recipient was actor Tommy Lee Jones ’69.
Actor and director Tommy Lee Jones ’69 is the recipient of the 2012 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard President Drew Faust on April 26.
The Silk Road Ensemble concluded its January Harvard residence with a Learning From Performers concert featuring four newly commissioned works.
As part of the Office for the Arts at Harvard’s Learning From Performers program, piano virtuoso Lang Lang gave a master class to three lucky Harvard undergraduates at Sanders Theatre.
Harvard graduate and award-winning producer Carlton Cuse ’81 returned to campus to offer students a look behind the scenes at his TV show “Lost” and insight into his creative process.
Harvard’s Learning From Performers (LFP) program began in 1975 “to facilitate direct engagement between Harvard students and gifted artists.” Today, LFP hosts 15 to 20 virtuosos each year who lead master classes in music, dance, theater, and other performing arts.
A group of Harvard undergrads collaborated on period artworks that grace the Loeb’s lobby for the A.R.T.’s avant-garde musical “The Blue Flower.”
Artists and performers Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik, along with Harvard graduate and director Kay Matschullat ’77, discussed their upcoming musical product at one of Harvard’s newest art spaces.
Directing, producing, and writing brothers Peter and Bobby Farrelly offered insights on their filmmaking craft and comic talents at Kirkland House.
Opera luminary Renée Fleming offered her guidance and singing expertise to a group of Harvard students at Harvard’s Paine Hall as part of the Office for the Arts’ annual Learning From Performers series.
Kicking off the Arts First festivities, visual artist, writer, and curator Catherine Lord ’70 will receive the 2010 Harvard Arts Medal.
The Memorial Church welcomed opera virtuoso Dominique Labelle last week, who was described as genuine and gracious during her master class, proving that divas can be divas without diva behavior.