A Lecture by Mark Eden Horowitz
on the Musical Theater of Stephen Sondheim
Mark Eden Horowitz is a senior music specialist in the Music Division of the Library of Congress, where he has been the archivist or co-archivist of the following collections: Charlie Barnet, Leonard Bernstein, Budapest String Quartet, Billy Byers, Ella Fitzgerald, Vernon Duke, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jascha Heifetz, Jerome Kern, Jonathan Larson, Frederick Loewe, Peter Matz, John McGlinn, David Merrick, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Arthur Schwartz, Don Walker, George Wright & Robert Forrest, and Vincent Youmans. His book, Sondheim on Music, has just been reissued in a 2nd edition, and won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Special Recognition Award, and the ARSC Award for Best Research in Recorded Popular Music. He co-produced the Library concerts for Stephen Sondheim’s 70th birthday (broadcast on NPR), “Celebrating Jonathan Larson,” and “West Side Story 50th Anniversary Celebration”; Co-produced “The Sound of Broadway Music: A Symposium on Orchestrators and Orchestrations”; Curated the exhibit “West Side Story: Birth of a Classic”; and was on the Advisory Panel for the Songwriter Series of CDs (Sammy Sings Fain, Irving Sings Berlin, Hugh Sings Martin, Charles Sings Strouse, Jonathan Sings Larson, and Howard Sings Ashman). He presented the lecture series “Masters of the Musical” and “Six by Sondheim” for the Smithsonian Resident Associates Program, and has taught courses at Georgetown University on “The History of the Musical on Stage and Screen,” “The American Musical,” and “Stephen Sondheim.” A frequent contributor to The Sondheim Review, he wrote the ten article series “Biography of a Song,” and is currently the magazine’s contributing editor.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
3:00 - 4:20 PM
Free and open to the public.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
Marie and Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio
Lewis Center for the Arts
at 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey