By Jules Massenet and presented by the Opera Company of Brooklyn
Friday, October 11, 2013
8 PM
Glicker-Milstein Theatre, The Diana Center

Barnard’s music program and the Opera Company of Brooklyn present Werther, Jules Massenet’s beautiful drame lyrique following the poet’s tragic quest to win the love of Charlotte.

Wagner's Jews

Screening and Panel Discussion
Sunday, September 22, 2013
4 PM
Event Oval

Hilan Warshaw's one-hour documentary examines the conflicting attitudes toward Jews held by the German opera composer, Richard Wagner.

Bunge Okeyo '13: Singer-Songwriter

Bunge is a religion major who is the co-director of Columbia University's all-female a cappella group. She's also a talented jazz vocalist and a singer-songwriter.  

She Doesn't Like the Limelight, but Her Rhythms Take Center Stage

She’s toured with Laurie Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, and Rickie Lee Jones, but percussionist Sue Hadjopoulos ’75 says that her career as a sought-after performer and recording artist wasn’t something she anticipated. 

Marking 20 Years of Africana Studies

“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.


Francis Poulenc's Gloria

A performance by St. Olaf’s Choir and the Barnard-Columbia Chorus
Monday, March 11, 2013
8 PM
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center Broadway at West 66th Street

The Barnard-Columbia Chorus and St. Olaf’s Choir perform Francis Poulenc’s masterful choral work Gloria.


Mozart's Cosí Fan Tutte

Performed by the Opera Company of Brooklyn and Barnard Music
Friday, March 1, 2013
8 PM
Union Theological Seminary


The Barnard music department joins the Opera Company of Brooklyn in presenting Mozart’s irresistible story of passion, betrayal and ultimately, forgiveness.

Japanese-Brazilian Music and Ethnic Identity in the Post-Dekasegi Era

A lecture by Shanna Lorenz
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Shanna Lorenz, professor of music and Latino/a and Latin American Studies at Occidental College, explores how circular migration between Brazil and Japan has impacted Brazilian society.


Duet in Dialogue: Prof. Gail Archer & Ebonie Smith '07 on Women in the Music Industry

Organist Gail Archer and hip-hop producer Ebonie Smith '07 discuss the challenges women face when they want to make it in the music industry.