Highbrow, Lowbrow and Middlebrow: The Post-Civil War Audiences for Music in New York
October 6, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

Chair
Peter Muir, PhD Candidate, Music, Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Butcher, the Baker, the Stock Broker: The Audience for Symphonic Music, 1865
Adrienne Fried Block, Co-Director, Music in Gotham, Graduate Center, City University of New York

"Unpalatable Melody, Strange Harmony": the Reception of Verdi's Operas by New York City Critics and Audiences, 1855-1875
John Graziano, Co-Director, Music in Gotham and Professor, Music, City College and Graduate Center, City University of New York

Patrons and Performers, Artists and Aficionados: The Multifaceted Musical Lives of New York's Amateurs in the 1860s
Mary Simonson, PhD Candidate, Music, University of Virginia

   
Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.