3/9/11. Composing Music in Hebrew

Please join us as Israeli composer Iddo Aharony will speak of his music, with a focus on the new opera he is composing, in Hebrew, that will be premiered in June 2011 in Jerusalem.

Iddo Aharony’s diverse body of work includes pieces for different ensembles and solo instruments, along with compositions for contemporary dance and various theater and multimedia projects. Iddo’s acoustic and electronic music has been performed by various ensembles, including string orchestras and choirs, in the United States, France, Britain and Israel, and presented at festivals such as SEAMUS and NYCEMF. A native of Tel Aviv, Israel, he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Music Composition at the University of Chicago.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 @ 5:00
Center for the Study of Languages, Cobb 218

Speakers of all levels are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served.