Humanities West presents Norman Sicily: Art & Power in Palermo

When
Event has passed (Fri Nov 3, 2017 - Sat Nov 4, 2017)
Where
Marines Memorial Theatre
Time
10am-4pm
Cost
$25 - $80
Tags
Arts, Music

Description

Humanities West presents Norman Sicily: Art & Power in Palermo, a two-day program of lectures, discussions, and musical performances exploring the multi-ethnic clash of 11th century Sicily, emphasizing the Norman influence on art, music, architecture, and politics. The Friday program includes works of Sicilian opera performed by Marie Plette (soprano) and Philip Skinner (bass-baritone), with Bryndon Hassman on piano, and the Saturday program features a special lecture/performance of troubadour music by early music specialist Tim Rayborn. Speakers include Teofilo Ruiz (UCLA), Clifford Cranna (SF Opera), Fred Astren (SFSU), Sharon Gerstel (UCLA), and Beverly Allen (Syracuse).

Location

location
  1. Marines Memorial Theatre 609 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA