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American Musicological Society, Greater New York Chapter
Newark, NJ, January 2001

AMERICAN MUSICOLOGICAL SOCIETY Greater New York Chapter New York, New York 10025 Telephone: (212) 866 0041
Charlotte M. Cross, Chairman Sabine M. Feisst, Secretary/Treasurer chcross@aol.com SFeisst@aol.com 315 West 98th Street # 5E 260 Sixth Avenue # 32 New York, NY 10025 New York, NY 10014 USA USA SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2001, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ THE MEANINGS OF TCHAIKOVSKY: An inter-disciplinary symposium co-presented by the American Musicological Society (Greater New York Chapter), the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-Newark, and the New Jersey Symphony. Saturday, January 27, 2001, 2 to 5:30 pm at Robeson Center, Rutgers University - Newark JOSEPH HOROWITZ, host MICHAEL PISANI (Vassar College): "Another Look at Genius and Society: Tchaikovsky and Ken Russell's 'The Music Lovers.'" With a response by KEN RUSSELL SIMON MORRISON (Princeton University): "Tchaikovsky and Romeo and Juliet" (with a live performance of the balcony scene) CARYL EMERSON (Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University): "Tchaikovsky, Russianness, and the West" (with slides and musical examples) This event is presented in conjunction with the New Jersey Symphony's three-week Tchaikovsky festival and links to an evening concert (conducted by Zdenek Macal) at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (two miles from the Robeson Center), featuring (at 8 pm) the Second Piano Concerto, Francesca da Rimini, and the love duet from Romeo and Juliet (completed by Taneyev), plus a "Festival Prelude" (6:45 pm) on Tchaikovsky and Goethe," with six Mignon songs by Tchaikovsky and Goethe. This symposium is free with a suggested $5 admission. The Robeson Center is two miles from the Newark train station. For further information contact Joseph Horowitz at (212) 749-3387.