Allen Forte, pioneer of music theory, dies
Allen Forte, a former music theory professor at Yale and an internationally renowned leader in the field, died in his Connecticut home on Thursday morning. He was 87.
“Harbor” opens Jook Songs’ season
Jook Songs, Yale’s oldest spoken word group, will kick off its season this weekend with a discussion of racial identity and history.
Oliver Stone discusses atomic bomb
An Academy Award-winning filmmaker and a Cold War historian came together Wednesday night to present a glimpse into the history of the atomic bomb.
YCBA celebrates founder Paul Mellon ’29
Tuesday called for celebrations dedicated to founders of all stripes, including the Yale Center for British Art’s own Paul Mellon ’29 and his wife Bunny.
New play examines anarchy, metaphysics
A new undergraduate production will take audiences to the depths of London’s secret anarchist societies while exploring philosophical questions of life and religion.
YDC workshops teach theater techniques
Since the beginning of the semester, Yale Drama Coalition has been actively preparing both new and experienced members of the undergraduate theater community in a variety of roles in campus productions.
John Adams to conduct Yale Philharmonia
The Yale School of Music welcomed the famous composer and conductor John Adams earlier this week for a weeklong residency that will culminate a concert with the Yale Philharmonia.
Students stage Sondheim in concert
Heartbreak, lust and hilarity will come to life this weekend as a group of undergraduates prepare to stage one of history’s most famous musicals.
YSO, others commemorate passenger pigeons
The Yale Symphony Orchestra has shared the stage with renowned performers like Yo-Yo Ma. But until Saturday night the YSO had yet to share the stage with a pigeon.
DPops kicks off season with Disney, Beyonce
As Parents Weekend dawns upon the Yale arts community, the Davenport Pops Orchestra is set to perform pieces that range from Disney film scores to Beyoncé’s greatest hits.