Composer Dankner to Speak
Composer Stephen Dankner will lecture about his new work, ‘De Profundis’, at Sweetwood of Williamstown Retirement Community, at 4 on August 15, in the Sweetwood Auditorium.
“De Profundis” is a work Dankner composed to honor the memory of Williams College music professor emeritus Irwin Shainman. Dr. Shainman was a much loved member of the Williams faculty and the Williamstown community. His long and productive life is reflected in Dankner’s work and will be discussed in the lecture at Sweetwood.
The Dover String Quartet will perform the premiere of “De Profundis” at The Clark Art Institute on August 20, at 8.
This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 413-458-8371. Sweetwood is located at 1611 Cold Spring Road, Route 7, in Williamstown, Mass.