Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family

Lecture Events

Music and the Brain

May  12  |  2018

Moody Performance Hall | 1PM

DALLAS SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION
UT SOUTHWESTERN – Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Drs. Jonathan Fisher, Assal Habibi, Lisa Wong and Robert Zatorre, world-renowned brain scientists and clinicians, discuss music and art’s incredible power to shape young minds and influence early childhood learning. Discover how music is perceived and enjoyed in an afternoon of multimedia lectures and engaging performances.

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Wagner: A Genius in Exile + Between Silence

May  16  |  2018

Alamo Drafthouse Cedars | 6:30PM drinks | 7:30PM screening

ANTOINE WAGNER
DALLAS FILM SOCIETY

A lyrical documentary and a new video take the audience through an intimate journey into the world of composer Richard Wagner through the lens of his great-great-grandson and visual artist Antoine Wagner. The evening begins with cocktails at 6:30 PM and concludes with a discussion led by the artist.

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Discovering Die Walkure

May  17  |  2018

AT&T Performing Arts Center Nancy B. Hamon Hall | 8PM

DR. JACOB-IVAN EIDT
DALLAS GOETHE CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS


Dr. Jacob-Ivan Eidt will speak about the origins of Wagner’s romantic ideal of the complete work of art – a combination of Greek tragedy, Beethoven’s musical innovation and Germanic mythology – as it is embodied in his masterpiece Die Walküre.

FREE