Music

Rhodes College at Levitt Shell Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater

Sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute
    for Music, Alumni Relations, and the Rhodes Chapter of Memphis,
    the evening features a performance by the incomparable Dee Dee
    Bridgewater, returning to her Memphis roots. Bridgewater is a
    three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Tony
    Award-winning stage actress, and a 2017 NEA Jazz Master. The
    concert is free and begins at 7:00 p.m. 

Building An Opera: From the Idea to the Stage

Jennifer Higdon is a major figure in contemporary Classical music, receiving the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music and a 2010 Grammy Award. "Blue cathedral" is one of America’s most performed contemporary orchestral works, with more than 600 performances worldwide since its premiere in 2000. Her Opera, Cold Mountain, received rave reviews at Santa Fe Opera, resulting in an additional performance and a recording that received a Grammy nomination in 2016.

The Springfield Music Lectures were established in 1991 as a bequest from the late John Murry Springfield ’51.

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