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Thursday, June 28 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Messages of our Music
Speakers
avatar for Alan Fletcher

Alan Fletcher

Alan Fletcher is president and CEO of the Aspen Music Festival and School and a respected composer. He has studied with distinguished composers such as Roger Sessions, Milton Babbitt, Edward T. Cone, and Paul Lansky, and pianists Robert Helps and Jacob Lateiner. He has won numerous composing awards and commissions, including recent commissions for the Pittsburgh Symphony and the National Gallery of Art. Fletcher lectures nationally and... Read More →
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Elliot Goldenthal

Elliot Goldenthal is a composer who creates works for orchestra, theater, opera, ballet, and film. Most recently, he scored Julie Taymor’s 2010 film version of The Tempest. In 2006, Goldenthal’s original two-act opera Grendel, directed by Taymor, premiered at the Los Angeles Opera, and he was subsequently named one of two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his work on Grendel. In 2003, Goldenthal... Read More →
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Wu Tong

Wu Tong is a musician and composer and has become his generation’s most visible proponent of traditional Chinese music. Wu has achieved an unparalleled following for Chinese music on three continents as a founding vocalist of the pioneering rock band Lunhui (Again), which merges Western and Asian traditions; a performer with the Silk Road Ensemble; and a soloist with the New York Philharmonic, London Sinfonietta, and Singapore Symphony... Read More →


Thursday June 28, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Koch Building, Booz Allen Hamilton Room