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Past Event

A Discussion with Renowned Russian Conductor, Valery Gergiev

October 7, 2011
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Miller Theatre
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This World Leaders Forum program features an open and dynamic dialogue with renowned Russian Conductor, Valery Gergiev and Elaine Sisman, Anne Parsons Bender Professor of Music, Chair of the Music Humanities Core, followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience. 

The discussion will focus on items as they relate to the Music Humanities curriculum and address Valery Gergiev's evolving career and influence on Russian society over the years as the country’s political environment has shifted.

Welcome and Introduction by:
Melissa Smey, Executive Director of Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Cosponsored by:
​​​​​​PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Center for the Core Curriculum, and Miller Theatre