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Conversation with Alex Ross

  • UMD School of Music - Choral Rehearsal Room 2110 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center College Park, MD 20742 (map)

New Yorker music critic Alex Ross will discuss his first book The Rest is Noise, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and a landmark cultural history of twentieth-century music. He'll also detail the development of his forthcoming book Wagnerism, a survey of Wagner's influence on the arts; and the state of music criticism in the present day. A Q&A led by musicology professor William Robin will follow the discussion. 

Alex Ross

Alex Ross

Earlier Event: March 27
Later Event: March 28
James McMurtry & Tift Merritt