Gamze Kazakoglu
Staff Reporter
Gamze covers music and literature news for the Arts desk and writes for the WKND. She is a sophomore in Pauli Murray majoring in psychology and humanities.
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Living a Life in the Norwegian Wood: Isn’t it Good?

“I once had a girl Or should I say She once had me   She showed me her room Isn’t it good Norwegian wood”   […]

School of Music applications approach record total

The most recent round of applications to the Yale School of Music closed on Dec. 1. Final decisions will be released by March 2022.

Yale Philharmonia concert to preview not-yet-premiered Marsalis Concerto

This Thursday, the School of Music will perform “Overture to Egmont, Op. 84” by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Poem for Orchestra” by William Grant Still, “Symphony No. 1” by Samuel Barber” and “Tuba Concerto” by Wynton Marsalis with Carol Jantsch as the solo tubist.

DPops kicks off the season with in-person concert and “mini orchestras”

The Davenport Pops Orchestra is back to an in-person season, bringing innovative ways of abiding by University health guidelines and a Halloween concert that blends music and on-stage performance.

Yalies search for the “Holy Ale” at 2021 YSO Halloween Show

The Yale Symphony Orchestra returned to an in-person Halloween Show format this year with modern and classical pieces accompanied by a silent film.

Yale Center for British Art redisplays controversial painting of Elihu Yale and enslaved child

The Yale Center for British Art has redisplayed a painting of the University’s namesake after investigating the identity of an enslaved Black child depicted in the portrait.

Yale School of Music gives second concert of the year

Last Friday, YSM performed “The Oak” by Florence Price, “Symphony No. 6, H. 343 “Fantaisies symphoniques” by Bohuslav Martinů and Antonin Dvořák’s “Cello Concerto in B minor” with Christine Lee as the solo cellist.

Yale Concert Band to give first in-person concert of the semester

The Yale Concert Band will host a concert today featuring music that spans continents, cultures and styles. This show is both the YCB’s first in-person […]

An Addiction Story: On Discovering the World Cinema with“MUBI”

Bored of Netflix’s cheap popular culture? Tired of the cliche endings of Hollywood cinema? To the point where even the soundtracks — which nowadays are […]

2020 Whiffenpoofs Release “Whiffs on Ice”

The 2020 Whiffenpoofs, one of Yale’s most renowned singing groups, released their new album after a nearly 15-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Along […]

Yale Philharmonia gives first in-person concert since pandemic’s start

On Friday, Sep. 24 in Woolsey Hall, Yale Philharmonia gave its first in-person concert since before the COVID-19 pandemic began, with music by Maurice Ravel […]

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