Schedule

Friday, February 8, 2013

  • 10 a.m. – The Sacred Music of Benjamin Britten
    G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel
  • 2 p.m. – Panel Discussion
    Hartley Hall
    “The Arts and Community Collaboration” with representatives from: The Jackson Arts Council The Jackson Symphony Jackson Choral Society St. Mary’s School and Ballet Arts of Jackson
  • 7:30 p.m. – Performance
    First Baptist Church, Jackson
    Union University’s Britten 2013 Composition Prize
    Presentation of winning choral work by the Jackson Choral Society
    Introduction to Noye’s Fludde
    Dr. John Evans
    Noye’s Fludde by Benjamin Britten
    Union University Opera Workshop

Saturday, February 9, 2013

  • 9:15 a.m. Registration
  • 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
  • 10 a.m. Master class
    Hartley Hall
    “The Songs of Benjamin Britten”
    John Evans, Marcia Swanston
    Stanley Warren
    Introduction and performance followed by six class sessions
  • 12:45 p.m. Lunch and lecture
    Carl Grant Events Center
    Dr. John Evans
  • 2 p.m. Master Class
    “The Choral and Operatic Works of Benjamin Britten”
    Introduction and performance featuring University Singers led by Dr. Christopher Mathews followed by six class sessions (choral works, scenes and arias)
  • 7 p.m. Concert – Hartley Hall
    “The Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Music of Benjamin Britten”
    with Leo Altino, cello; Jessica Dunnavant, flute; and more

Sunday, February 10, 2013

  • 3 p.m. Performance
    First Baptist Church, Jackson
    Noye’s Fludde by Benjamin Britten
    Union University Opera Workshop
    This is a repeat of Friday night’s performance