Saturday, 27 December
5:15–6:30 p.m., Union Square 4, Hilton
Program arranged by the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
Presiding: Nassim Winnie Balestrini, Johannes Gutenberg Universität
1. “Adapting Verdi’s Un giorno di regno for Performance in English,” Ronnie Susan Apter, Central Michigan Univ.
2. “‘In a Troubled Key’: Langston Hughes in Performance,” Rob Wallace, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
3. “Sounds of the Sea Beast: Moby-Dick in Contemporary Heavy Metal,” Mark Alan Cantrell, Univ. of Miami