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April 21: Graduate Wind Quintet Prepares Farewell Concert

April 21: Graduate Wind Quintet Prepares Farewell Concert

The 2013-2015 Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet, the flagship student chamber music ensemble at the University of Arizona, will present a farewell concert at the Arizona Senior Academy at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 21). Featured on the program will be Barber’s “Summer Music,” Lefebvre’s Suite, “Kleine Kammermusik” by Hindemith, Reicha’s Quintet in...

 

April 22: Behind ‘The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships’

April 22: Behind ‘The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships’

Most people have heard of Helen of Troy, “the face that launched a thousand ships,” but few have heard of her other ancient aspects.  Bella Vivante,...

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April 23: How Poets Through the Ages Have Seen Helen of Troy

April 23: How Poets Through the Ages Have Seen Helen of Troy

From Ancient Greece to contemporary times, poets have been drawn to express their own images of Helen of Troy. Following her previous day’s lecture about the...

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