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Clint Needham, Arthur Fagen, Kaia

This week on Artworks, award winning young composer Clint Needham, opera conductor Arthur Fagen, a cappella world music ensemble Kaia.

This week on Artworks:

Composer and Jacobs School of Music doctoral fellow Clint Needham was recently awarded his second Morton Gould Young Concert Composer Award for his take on the 2008 election. We’ll talk to Needham about his 2008 Chamber Symphony.

Also on the program:

The IU Opera Theater seasons officially gets underway this weekend with the opening of Rossini’s “Italian Girl in Algiers” and we’ll talk to conductor Arthur Fagen about the production.

And Artworks’ Yaël Ksander profiles a Bloomington-based a cappella ensemble who will be taking the stage as part of the internationally celebrated Lotus Festival of World Music and the Arts this weekend.

Stories On This Episode

Composition Student Receives Second ASCAP Award

Clint Needham

There are several competitions it’s expected a young composer will enter, And it’s quite an honor to receive one award, not to mention the same one twice!

IU Opera Theater’s “l’Italiana in Algeri”

A scene from "L'Italiana in Algeri"

The Indiana University Opera Theater opens their 2009-10 with Gioachino Rossini’s the Italian girl in Algiers, (l'Italiana in Algeri).

Joining Forces At The Collaboration Room

Community members join forces to create art in an open and welcoming environment at the Collaboration Room.

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