The highlight of the show was certainly Glass’ Movement II in the Tirol Concerto; Russian composer Anton Batagov delivered a breathtaking performance on the piano, doing complete justice to Glass’ work of art.
In a packed Symphony Hall, musical virtuosity brought to life an enthralling blend of modernism and Classical tradition.
Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art debuted a trio of new exhibitions this Valentine’s Day. Flanking the space devoted to the museum’s newest acquisitions are “Ashes” by Steve McQueen and the 2017 James and Audrey Foster Prize winners. These latter two exhibitions explore ideas of mourning, raw scenes, and the material substance of art.
From the VES department to the i-lab, Harvard students and faculty are beginning to explore the potential of virtual reality, a new technology with the potential to create immersive environments. As challenges persist, many wonder whether the medium will transform reality as we know it or simply remain a novelty.
Viola Davis, a two-time Emmy and Tony-winning actress, was named the 2017 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations on Friday afternoon.
“I think as a mechanism of culture, art is inherently entangled in the sociopolitical issues and dramas of the time"
Yanagiya Sankyo and Yanagiya Kyonosuke, two masters of the 400-year-old art of Japanese storytelling, came to Harvard on Feb. 8 to perform “Tsuru” and “Ido no Chawan,” two tales in the classical repertoire of Japanese stories.
The successful poet hoped her own fondness for the store could be shared with more undergraduates.
Carolina P. Ribeiro ’18, the president and founder of HCMT, said the show is a new way to showcase musical talent at Harvard.