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  • Send page by email | Stanford Live
    Send to Enter multiple addresses separated by commas and or different lines Subject Page to be sent How to Tune a Building Bringing the Bing Concert Hall to Life Your message You have been sent a page from the Stanford Live website Send email Cancel Stanford Live About Contact Staff Press Jobs Internships Connect Campus Partners Stanford Arts Department of Music Theater Performance Studies enews Sign Up Sign up to

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/printmail/media/videos/how-tune-building-bringing-bing-concert-hall-life (2016-01-26)
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  • Stanford's 'Live Context' series explores art and its ideas | Stanford Live
    use in ways he may not have envisioned or particularly liked Hausam had heard about the work in progress and knew it was perfect to premiere at Stanford How often are we going to see a large scale work of art based on a technological revolution that happened here he asked To put the piece in context Hausam sought out faculty members and other prominent figures engaged with technology and human augmentation to talk about the scientific social and ethical issues involved The highlight will be a public conversation on April 2 at Bing with the celebrated technology writer Jaron Lanier known for his humanistic vision who will engage in what should be a lively discussion with Sebastian Thrun the Stanford research professor and former Google meister who founded the firm s Google X which brought forth the self driving car and Google Glass Expect a wide ranging discussion touching on current technology and its implications and the ethical issues of privacy and surveillance Prior to this on March 12 Stanford Computer Science Professor James Landay who specializes in computer human interaction will give a Green Library lecture about human augmentation A culture of investigation I like art that s engaged with the issues that are going on in the world Hausam said This new series aims to fulfill one of Stanford Live s missions connecting great performance to the significant issues ideas and discoveries of our time to which Hausam added and to all the brilliant people at Stanford who are doing these things One of the invaluable people involved in this inaugural series is Stephen Hinton Stanford s Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities professor of music and director of the Stanford Arts Institute He organized the extensive campus wide Haydn Patronage Enlightenment program which presents three all Haydn concerts that feature string quartets orchestral works and the so called Nelson Mass plus two days of discussions that include a lecture by University of Vienna scholar Wolfgang Fuhrmann called Black Box Esterházy The Elusive Figure of Haydn s Most Important Patron and the University of Toronto s Caryl Clark on Haydn s Social Networks in London Hinton who is teaching a continuing education class on Haydn this spring said he thinks it s crucial that Stanford present performances in the context of the liberal arts education we re offering our students to create a link between the concert hall and the classroom and what performers do and what scholars do Musical connections Making connections is what The Nile Project is about for Meklit Hadero the Ethiopian American singer who cofounded the group with Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis in 2011 They started talking about how there s very little cultural exchange in Africa itself and why as Hadero put it We had to come all the way to the United States to hear each other s music We all share this river and yet we re strangers in many ways What if we brought the music of the neighbors

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/blog/january-2015/stanfords-live-context-series-explores-art-and-its-ideas (2016-01-26)
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  • Sixteen Strings, Twenty-Five Years, Countless Adventures | Stanford Live
    to communicate and to transmit their passion about what they do in ways that are electrifying to any type of audience Whether it s teaching chamber music to young musicians using music to show how interaction works for students in the business school or the law school or working with research scientists who are trying to understand more about the effects of music they re magnificent ambassadors of music For the first of the season commissions in October the SLSQ will introduce Berger s most recent string quartet Swallow the fourth he has written for the ensemble along with some shorter arrangements Berger composed this five movement work with the musicianship of the SLSQ players in mind He also wrote Swallow in memory of his recently deceased brother an attorney who had a passion for music and for ornithology He made me very much aware of musical sounds over his lifetime says Berger Although there is no explicit birdsong I took recordings of swallow songs and played with them in the studio Swallows are often characterized as having three different types of sounds chirps whines and gurgles I found these took on a very expressive quality as the piece modulated from the world of birdsong to human speech and human music Another reference point was the classical chamber music literature Berger s new quartet will share the program with music by Haydn and Schubert The String Quintet in C by Schubert in my opinion is the greatest piece ever written So in one way it was kind of cruel to ask to put me on that program Despite the intimidation part of me was trying to build a bridge between Haydn and Schubert to refer in both directions Berger mentions a very twisted scherzo in the third movement of my piece as an obscure nod to Haydn s minuets while the fourth movement evokes the slow and elegiac character of the Schubert quintet which is a time stopping piece Berger s discussion of the legacy of Haydn and Schubert brings up an important aspect of how the SLSQ understands itself Despite its track record as a champion of new music Nuttall insists that as a string quartet we re totally connected to and reliant on composers both dead and alive Haydn Mozart and Beethoven are the foundation You cannot not do that And it s also important for being able to connect with living composers and it works both ways This season the SLSQ plans to develop a pilot online program focused on Haydn s Opus 20 string quartets That set of quartets from 1772 was groundbreaking and really set the model They had a powerful effect on Mozart and Beethoven that s hard to overestimate These will be foundation for one of six session of this online course And when we tour them we ll go through the history before and after them We want to make the online experience of learning an important and positive one Nuttall explains

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/blog/september-2014/sixteen-strings-twenty-five-years-countless-adventures (2016-01-26)
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  • Engaging the Campus | Stanford Live
    s Symphony No 4 and Kurt Weill s The Seven Deadly Sins Guest clinicians from San Francisco Opera provided two master classes for Stanford student singers with SF Opera director of musical studies Mark Morash and San Francisco Opera Center director Sheri Greenawald Stanford Live also conducted a vital planning session with the SF Opera education staff brainstorming for closer collaborations and student involvement during the 2014 15 year The world famous Kronos String Quartet s violinist and founding member David Harrington led a listening party for ITALIC the Stanford University residential program for arts immersion Stanford resident composer Jonathan Berger also provided input at the session with students and helped arrange the visit Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra one of the world s leading period music ensembles provided ten services to the Stanford campus including Stanford Baroque Soloists and vocal arts students On Tuesday May 27 members of PBO met with students and faculty in Campbell Hall The first session featured Reactions to the Record professorial team of Kumaran Arul and George Barth and PBO musicians Lisa Grodin violin Anthony Martin violin and also Stanford faculty Tanya Tomkins cello and Eric Zivian fortepiano The panel discussed performance and recording techniques throughout history and historical recordings spanning from the early 20th century to contemporary times A masterclass with Stanford students followed The special campus visit was completed with a performance of two Beethoven Sonatas and selections from his Bagatelles op 119 Eric Zivian played fortepiano a precursor to the modern piano that was used from around 1700 to the early 19th century The instrument was specially brought to campus for the events Editing and Performing Early Music with Nicolas McGegan On Monday June 2 in Campbell Recital Hall students of Marie Louise Catsalis Editing and Performing Early Music class will perform their

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/blog/may-2014/engaging-campus (2016-01-26)
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  • Stanford Live Five: Angela Brown | Stanford Live
    understanding of opera Here are her responses to our five questions If you could trade lives with any performer or artist living or dead who would it be and why I would trade lives with Queen Latifa because she is a super mogul She has makeu p lines clothing lines She is a producer of music hosts her own television show is a performing artist for movies music theatre and a rap artist She began as a rap artist and turned that opportunity into other opportunities for performance and entrepreneurship And she s a plus size diva What are your favorite guilty pleasure artists to watch or listen to I don t consider any artist out here entertaining and doing what they do to make a living a guilty pleasure They deserve to be enjoyed I enjoy good music period Some of my favorites are Chaka kahn Anita Baker Queen Latifa Gladys Knight Earth Wind and Fire Luther Vandross Stevie Wonder to name a few Now my guilty pleasure to watch Real Housewives of Atlanta What are you reading or listening to right now The latest album from Earth Wind and Fire Now Then and Forever What was your favorite

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/blog/february-2014/stanford-live-five-angela-brown (2016-01-26)
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  • Send page by email | Stanford Live
    email Your name Send to Enter multiple addresses separated by commas and or different lines Subject Page to be sent Arts and Social Change The Pipeline Project Your message You have been sent a page from the Stanford Live website Send email Cancel Stanford Live About Contact Staff Press Jobs Internships Connect Campus Partners Stanford Arts Department of Music Theater Performance Studies enews Sign Up Sign up to get email

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/printmail/blog/october-2015/arts-and-social-change-pipeline-project (2016-01-26)
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  • FAQ: Subscription pre-sale on May 31 | Stanford Live
    are served but wait times are not guaranteed Can I send someone in my place Yes but please be sure to have the individual bring any relevant IDs required to qualify for discounts Can I show up without an appointment Yes you can still place your in person order on May 31 by using one of the limited walk up appointments available but your wait time is not guaranteed The box office will remain open until 4 00 p m on May 31 Phone and online orders begin on June 1 at 10 a m What time should I arrive for my time slot Should I come early Plan to arrive about 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to prepare the order form that will be provided on site If you choose to come even earlier you are welcome to join the walk up line What should I bring on May 31 Please bring your Stanford ID or courtesy card and of course your method of payment The box office accepts cash checks and card Visa Mastercard and American Express An order form will be provided to you on site What discounts are available Special discounts are available for Stanford faculty staff and students And this year Stanford post doctorates fellows and other non matriculated scholars are eligible for a new 30 discount Visit our ticket policies page for more information How long will I have to wait The time slots are assigned on the half hour Although each transaction is unique we don t anticipate more than a 30 minute wait time for those with appointments Will the Café be open that day Although we won t have full café service available we will be providing complimentary light refreshments The Cool Café located at the Cantor Arts Center

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/blog/may-2015/faq-subscription-pre-sale-may-31 (2016-01-26)
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  • 2015-16 Season to be announced April 22 | Stanford Live
    Behind the Scenes Stay tuned because our exciting 2015 16 Season is about to be revealed on Wednesday April 22 For the latest check back soon Tweet Email Categories Artists Behind the Scenes Event Review People Event Preview In The News Student Voices Photo Gallery Video Tweet Email Stanford Live About Contact Staff Press Jobs Internships Connect Campus Partners Stanford Arts Department of Music Theater Performance Studies enews Sign Up

    Original URL path: http://live.stanford.edu/blog/april-2015/2015-16-season-be-announced-april-22 (2016-01-26)
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