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Composer Daron Hagen to visit

Daron Hagen will visit the Miami campus Oct. 6-7 as the Sigma Chi–William P. Huffman Foundation composer-in-residence.

As part of the residency, Hagen’s music will be performed 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Hall Auditorium. Featured will be the wind ensemble, Gary Speck, director, and the symphony orchestra, José-Luis Novo, conductor. Soloists will be music faculty cellist Steven Shumway and mezzo-soprano Mari Opatz-Muni.

At 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, Hagen will speak on "Writing Opera and Vocal Music," assisted by soprano Alison Acord, music. The lecture will be in Souers Recital Hall, Center for Performing Arts.

A resident of New York who composes full time, Hagen’s catalogue of works includes four operas, three symphonies, four tone poems, two ballets, numerous concerti and five large-scale works for orchestra and voice, as well as chamber pieces and a dozen choral works.

Date Published: 09/30/1999
Volume: 19   Number: 10


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