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Kiera Duffy Employs Gleaming High Soprano in Progressive Program of Second Viennese Composers

Kiera Duffy Employs Gleaming High Soprano in Progressive Program of Second Viennese Composers

The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Music proudly welcome American soprano Kiera Duffy for her Presenting Series debut. Recipient of a 2016 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award, Duffy is recognized for her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship in a diverse repertoire ranging from Bach, Handel, and Mozart…

Program Notes: Big Dance Theater

Program Notes: Big Dance Theater

The twentieth-century American composer John Cage completed the work on which Big Dance Theater’s Cage Shuffle is based, Indeterminacy, in 1958 and recorded it the following year for Smithsonian Folkways. Indeterminacy was a watershed moment for Cage; Big Dance Theater’s reimagining of it for live performance invokes the composer’s revolutionary spirit by doubling down on…