Dr. Carol Chapman is coordinating a two-day festival on Oct. 23 and 25 at Ellis Recital Hall to pay tribute to 19th century German poet Heinrich Heine. The event, called “Heinrich Heine: German Poetry in Music,” is part of the music department’s bi-annual recital series.
Chapman, an assistant professor in voice, said various faculty, guests and students will perform. The event is free and open to the public.
Telling Heine’s story through music, prose
Audiences will have the opportunity to hear songs, piano transcriptions and chamber music that reflect Heine’s influence, and a German professor will speak briefly about the poet and his works. Composers Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert will also be represented.
Schedule: Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m.; Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ellis Recital Hall
Admission: Free and open to the public