University Opera Theatre production of the Pirates of Penzance takes center stage this weekend:
This is the third [fully-staged, ed.] opera the university has produced since 2007, said Frederick Burchinal, the Wyatt and Margaret Anderson Professor of the Arts at UGA’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music. He also is the director of the school’s opera program.
Howard Finster was a very fascinating Georgian - a minister, visual artist and visionary who died in 2001, but not before having an outsized impact on our culture as a result of his unique confluence of pursuits.
These and more are explored in a new play that will have its world premiere at UGA beginning Feb. 23.
Sorry - that title was too easy. But there is so much in terms of news and events coming out of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music that I hope to make this a regular feature on the blog.
The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents an exhibition by visual artist Thomas Dozol, in the Plaza Gallery through Feb. 22.
Here's an interview with Dozol I did before the show, talking about the inspiration and influences behind the work.