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The Age of the Baroque: a Symposium
Concert; Symposium; Lecture; Dance
Program of events taking place March 6-8 across campus, including concerts, lectures, exhibits
1 of 8. Opening of the Symposium: Readings of Baroque Sonnets in Six Tongues: music of G. Gabrieli and Purcell [performed by Brass Ensemble of the U.S. Military Academy Band, Major W.H. Schempf (conductor), guest] ; Friday, March 6, 4:30 PM, The Library. 2 of 8. A Baroque Conference: Baroque and Classical in Seventeenth Century French Literature [performed by Henri Peyre, Stering Professor of French, Yale University, guest] ; Firday, March 6, 8:00 PM, Students' Building. 3 of 8. Purcell, Henry (1659-1695. Trialogue on the Nature of the Baroque: Decorum and Allegory in Dynastic Monuments of the Baroque [performed by Rudolf Wittkower, Professor of Art, Columbia University, guest] ; Saturday, March 7, 10:00 AM, Taylor Hall. 4 of 8. The Duchess of Newcastle's Visit to the Royal Society. Mad Madge Views the "present undertakings of the ingenious" : Reason and Unreason in Seventeenth Century Science [performed by Henry Guerlac, Professor of History, Cornell University, guest] ; Saturday, March 7, 2:00 PM, Taylor Hall. 5 of 8. Colloquy [performed by George H. Williams, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Harvard Divinity School; Henri Peyre; Rudolf Wittkower; Henry Guerlac, guest] ; Saturday, March 7, 3:45 PM, The Aula. 6 of 8. Baroque Banquet and Entertainment [performed by Claire Weigt (director of dances), Arthur Satz (director of music), faculty] ; Saturday, March 7, 5:45 PM, Main Dining Room. 7 of 8. Milton, John (1608-1674). The Masque of Comus [performed by Experimental Theatre, student; George Brendan Dowell (director), John Kurten (designer), faculty] ; Saturday, March 7, 8:45 PM, Avery. 8 of 8. Chapel Service: Paradise and Wasteland [performed by Choir, student; George H. Williams, guest] ; Sunday, March 8, 11:00 AM, The Chapel.
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