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Interpreting Shakespeare

A Celebration of Poetic Perception

Sunday, April 9, 2017

UMass Amherst Old Chapel

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Round Table & Sonnets
Evening Concert

Visiting UMass - Useful links

Round Table & Sonnets, 2-5pm

David Katz, Dept. of English, UMass Amherst
Adeline Mueller, Music Dept.-Musicology, Mt. Holyoke College
Nikoo Mamdoohi, Dept. of Theater, UMass Amherst
Roberta M. Marvin, Chair/Professor, Dept. of Music & Dance, UMass Amherst

Round Table:
Marie Roche, Mass. Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Joseph Summer, composer & Exec. Director of The Shakespeare Concerts
Benjamin Pesetsky, composer
Robert Eisenstein, Director of Five College Early Music Program
Adeline Mueller, Music Dept.-Musicology, Mt. Holyoke College
Milan Dragicevich, Dept. of Theater, UMass Amherst

And students from the UMass Department of Theater

Concert, 7:30pm

"Summer's Distillation: A Liquid Prisoner Pent in Walls of Glass"

Schumann: Three Songs for Voice & Harp, Op. 95
Brahms: Four Songs, Op. 17
Benjamin Pesetsky: Sonnet 147 and Our Remedies oft in ourselves do lie
Joseph Summer: Settings of several Sonnets & O God that I were a man

Jessica Lennick & Jennifer Sgroe, soprano
Thea Lobo & Sophie Michaux, mezzo soprano
Neal Ferreira, tenor
Franzisca Huhn, harp
Kevin Owen & Josh Michal, horn
Tim Ribchester, music director
Joseph Summer, executive director

Shakespeare image


Old ChapelUMass Amherst Old Chapel


Event coordinated by Joshua Michal, Horn Professor, UMass Amherst

Presented by the Five College Consortium    Five College Consortium logo

With support from:
The Department of Music & Dance, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, UMass Amherst
Smith College
Hampshire College
Mount Holyoke College
Amherst College
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
The Shakespeare Concerts



Visiting UMass-Useful links:

Amherst area accommodations

Directions to UMass Amherst, including shuttle service from Hartford/Springfield, Boston & NYC airports

Campus Maps. Venues:
The newly renovated Old Chapel is located south of the Library Tower and west of the Campus Pond.

Visitor Parking Information. Parking on Saturday and Sunday is free in most UMass lots.


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