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Roundtable with Benjamin Bagby

January 26, 2023
Kislak Center of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
PLA Presents
Kislak Center Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th Floor, 3420 Walnut Street (entrance on campus side)

Join Penn Live Arts, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the Penn Departments of English and Music for a special conversation with Benjamin Bagby, whose performance of Beowulf takes place Jan 27. Bagby is a founder of the medieval music ensemble Sequentia and has been performing Beowulf around the globe since the 1990s. Penn faculty members Caroline Batten (English), Mary Channen Caldwell (Music) and David Wallace (English) will discuss with Bagby his process of bringing Beowulf from the page to performance. Come early to view a display of Beowulf editions and related materials in the Henry Charles Lea Library.

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