Society of Fellows members are invited to attend an exciting two-day symposium focusing on composers Antonin Dvořák and Gustav Mahler and the effect of their time in America on their lives and music. Attendees will be in direct dialogue with experts in the fields of composition, music history and musicology to learn about these two illustrious composers and explore their relationships with 20th Century America. The symposium will run from 12:00 pm-5:00 pm on July 9, and from 8:30am – 12:00 pm on July 10. The conversations will enhance participants’ appreciation of the Dvořák performances by the Aspen Music Festival on July 9 and July 13.
This symposium will be moderated by Alan Fletcher, renowned composer and President and CEO of the Aspen Music Festival and School. He will be joined by Joseph Horowitz, a noted musicologist whose work centers on classical music in the United States. He is the author of ten books, among them Dvořák in America. James Loeffler, University of Virginia Associate Professor of Jewish and European history, will round out the discussion with his expertise in the field of Jewish music history and composition.
This event is open to Society of Fellows members only. Cost: $250.
Moderated by Joseph Horowitz, musicologist, James Loeffler, music historian, and Alan Fletcher, President and CEO, Aspen Music Festival and School.