CIAO BELLA! WHAT MAKES AN ARIA OR AN ALCOHOL BEAUTIFUL?
September 1, 2013 § Leave a comment
Mezzo-soprano Stephanie McGuire and pianist Noby Ishida will explore beauty in music, through art songs set to poems of Langston Hughes, and some arias from rarely performed operas of Handel and Tchaikovsky. Of music and art, we rightly expect beauty, but could chemists aspire to loveliness in molecules? Chemist Roald Hoffmann will reflect on the native aesthetics of his tribe. Join us for a contemplation of beauty in music and science.