University Forum Lecture: Lou Harrison's Violin Concerto


Apr. 14, 2012,
6pm to 7pm

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Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

The Paul Harris Theatre


The College of Liberal Arts presents the University Forum Lecture: Lou Harrison’s Violin Concerto - A pre concert lecture by Gary Cook, professor emeritus of music, University of Arizona

Lou Harrison’s Violin Concerto was completed in 1959 and uses an orchestra of unique percussion instruments as accompaniment.  The concerto is a celebrated work and recognized as one of the defining 20th century works by this prominent composer. How do clock coils, galvanized washtubs and a metallophone made from coffee cans make serious music?  These answers will be given in the lecture followed immediately by a performance of the work; separate admission fee.   

Admission Information

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Tickets are required to attend the performance portion on April 14. Ticket prices are $10 for general admission and $8 for seniors, military, UNLV faculty & staff and, students.

To purchase tickets contact the performing arts center box office at 702-895-ARTS (2787).

Contact Information

Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts dean's office and co-sponsored by the College of Fine Arts