January 23, 2012

Welcome to Spring Semester

World's creation unites art and science

Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta program explores development of life and music.

How life and music develop will be explored with live performances in a program by the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta (ECMSA).

"The Creation of the World" by Darius Milhaud will be Sunday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Schwartz Center  for Performing Arts.

The first half of the program will feature David Lynn, chemistry department chair and scientist at the Center for Chemical Evolution, and Dwight Andrews, associate professor of music, in a dialogue on the creation of the world and the creation of a musical masterpiece.

The second half starts with performances of Bach and Bartok, concluding with composer Milhaud's 20th century piece, "The Creation of the World."

Performers include ECMSA Artistic Director and Emory Director of Piano Studies William Ransom, the Vega String Quartet, guest artists and Emory faculty, conducted by Richard Prior, director of orchestral studies. 

For information and tickets visit the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta online.

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