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How Harmonic Structure Shapes Characterization in John Adams’s “Nixon in China”
June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Professor Timothy Johnson, author of the book John Adams’s Nixon in China, will explore the harmonic structures underlying that opera’s three most memorable arias to illuminate Adams’s compositional style and its role in characterizing the historical figures portrayed in the opera. For more information about this lecture and other free Princeton Festival lectures and events visit https://princetonfestival.org/event. Co-sponsored by Princeton Public Library and The Princeton Festival.
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