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Renowned harpist and singer Benjamin Bagby to perform Beowulf on March 8, 2018

Benjamin Bagby, an internationally renowned harpist, singer, early musicologist, and founding director of Sequentia, will perform Beowulf in Old English with modern English supertitles on Thursday, March 8 at 7:00pm in Taylor Hall, room 102. This event is free and open to the public.

Based in Paris, Bagby writes about performance practice and teaches widely in Europe and North America. Since 2005, he has been on the faculty of the University of Paris - Sorbonne, where he teaches medieval music performance practice in the master’s program.

This event is sponsored by the English and Music Departments.

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Vassar College is a coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, March 6, 2018