Sports

CREW | Frosh second in Cambridge

December 2, 2008 • 0
The Yale men’s heavyweight crew team wrapped up its fall season at the Foot of the Charles in Boston on Nov. 23 in a field of six competitors, including Ivy rivals Harvard and Brown. Temperatures were below freezing, but the rowers did not pay too much attention to the cold. Expectations were high, as the »
Culture

Ancient Greece meets the ’50s in Orpheus production

April 15, 2008 • 0
Orpheus does not normally wield an electric guitar, but this weekend’s performance at the Whitney Theater is no traditional adaptation. This year’s season of the World Performance Project — a three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — culminates in “Don’t Look Back,” a dance-musical interpretation of the Orpheus myth. The show, performed by »
University

Eli musician wins Pulitzer for opus

April 9, 2008 • 3
While David Lang’s MUS ’83 compositional style may be decidedly contemporary, his composing efforts have won recognition from an award steeped in tradition. Lang was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music on Monday for his composition titled “The Little Match Girl Passion.” The piece, which was first performed at Carnegie Hall on Oct. 27, 2007, »