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"The Varied Carols I Hear”: Penn Sings Whitman

Music in the Pavilion

November 8, 2019
Kislak Center of Van Pelt Library
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This event takes place in the Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion of the Kislak Center on the 6th Floor of the Van Pelt Library.

Presented by the The University of Pennsylvania's Music Department, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, the Music in the Pavilion series showcases works found only in the wealth of print and manuscript from the Kislak Center's collections, which will be concurrently exhibited in the adjacent Henry Charles Lea Library. Each concert will feature pre-show lectures by eminent scholars and graduate students to contextualize the music historically, socially and culturally.

"The Varied Carols I Hear”: Penn sings Whitman
Jim Primosch, George Crumb and others, setting Walt Whitman's poems for voice and piano 


6 PM: Refreshments
6:15 PM: Pre-concert talk
7 PM: Concert (sans intermission)

Registration is requested. Click to register >>