In light of Independence Day, history professor vets historical accuracy of pop songs.
Marc Hertzman, assistant professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University, examines the relationship between race and nation as seen through the fascinating history of samba.
Students from the Barnard and Columbia music department perform the War Requiem by Benjamin Britten.
In honor of composer Judith Weir’s 60th anniversary, the music program performs her 1990 operatic masterpiece.
The music program presents a celebration of women composers, featuring transcendent scores by British composer Judith Weir and renowned organist and composer Ethel Smyth.