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Acclaimed Compagnie Hervé Koubi Residency Project Comes to UMass Amherst

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In early October, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music & Dance and the Fine Arts Center’s Asian Arts & Culture Program will co-host a presentation and three...
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The Scarlet Professor: Cast Member Interviews

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Scarlet Professor, a new opera based on the book by Barry Werth, opens this weekend at Smith College’s Theater 14 (visit scarletprofessoropera.com for info). Two of the five productions (9/23...
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New CD Featuring Professor Eric Berlin Released by Leading Classical Music Label

Monday, September 11, 2017

In 2012, the Albany Symphony Orchestra commissioned renowned composer George Tsontakis to create a new work for Eric Berlin, UMass trumpet professor and the ASO’s Principal Trumpet. True Colors, a...
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Novelist Kamila Shamsie '88 MFA Receives Praise for 'Home Fire'

Friday, September 1, 2017

Kamila Shamsie '88 MFA is seeing praise for her new novel Home Fire, a retelling of Sophocles' ancient Greek play Antigone. In a recent New York Times review, Home Fire is described as having "one of the most memorable final scenes... in a novel this century".

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