Colloquium with Zachary Wadsworth

October 7 Wednesday, 4:30pm | Oakley Center

“Imagined Histories of the Orchestra”

Zachary Wadsworth is a composer of “fresh, deeply felt and strikingly original” music (Washington Post) whose works have been heard around the world. For the 2023-24 season, he has composed premiere works for the Richmond Symphony, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Berkshire Symphony, and Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia. In earlier seasons, he has held a residency at the Metropolitan Opera, and his music has been performed at Westminster Abbey in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II. Other recent honors include a JUNO Award nomination, two National Choral Awards in Canada, and awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, NATS, ASCAP, and the American Composers Forum. Wadsworth will be in conversation with musicologist W. Anthony Sheppard.

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