“Greek Musicians in the United States: Dimitri Mitropoulos, Maria Callas, Manos Hatzidakis, Innis Xenakis and Theodore Antoniou,” a lecture by musicologist Katy (Ekaterini) Romanou, will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in Century Room C at the Millennium Student Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The lecture and a reception are free and open to the public.
Romanou will explore the path of these well-known Greek musicians who flourished in the 20th century, as well as the opportunities they found in the United States and the cultural environment in both the U.S. and Greece.
Romanou was born in Athens, Greece. She has most recently taught in the music department at the University of Athens. She has published numerous articles and several books on Greek music. She is the editor of the book, “Serbian and Greek Art Music: A Patch to Western Music History,” and is the associate editor for Greek language in “Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals.”
This lecture is part of UMSL’s University Seminars Program. It is sponsored by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA) and the Karakas Family Alliance for the Advancement of Hellenic Studies of the Center for International Studies at UMSL.
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