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Articles: Arts

William Tamplin in his Marine Corps dress blues uniform

Translator William Tamplin joined the Marine Corps earlier this year. 

Photograph courtesy of William Tamplin

Arts

William Tamplin, Ph.D. ’20,  on the lyricism and secrecy of an Arabic literary pioneer 

9.6.22

blue skies and green fields and music center building

The music center, sited on a bucolic hill in Groton

© Photograph courtesy of Epstein Joslin Architects

A new regional music center opens in Groton, Massachusetts.

September-October 2022

esperanza spalding, wearing a white jumpsuit with a "Life Force" logo, stands next to an upright bass

esperanza spalding performs at the 2018 New York Live Arts Gala, sporting her signature “Life Force” outfit.

Photograph by Noam Galai/Getty Images

The musician and "songwright" invites the listener in

September-October 2022

Blanche Calloway spreading her arms during a performance

Blanche Calloway, in her element

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Theater Collection

The success and struggles of a pioneering musician

May-June 2022

As a singer and songwriter, Claudia García performs mariachi-inspired Latin fusion music.

As a singer and songwriter, Claudia García performs mariachi-inspired Latin fusion music.

Photograph by Javier Vela; courtesy of mariachimusic.com

How Claudia García got “mariachi fever”

May-June 2022

SZNZ: Spring album cover

SZNZ: Spring album cover

 

First of four seasonally inspired EPs make Shakespeare and Vivaldi rock

3.31.22

Photograph from staging of Eurydice, opera by Matthew Aucoin

Stacey Tappan as Little Stone, Erin Morley as Eurydice, Ronnita Miller as Big Stone, and Chad Shelton as Loud Stone in Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice

Photograph by Marty Sohl/Met Opera

Matthew Aucoin on opera

March-April 2022

Phillip Golub playing piano

Phillip Golub, performing with Layale Chaker’s band, believes collaboration is integral to his compositions.

Photograph by Little Olive Photography

Jazz composer Phillip Golub and the art of making magic

March-April 2022

Claire Dickson

Claire Dickson

Portrait by Lærke Rose

Singer-songwriter Claire Dickson '19 releases debut album inspired by the tundra

1.20.22