Students, faculty and staff collaborate on an exhibition and a grand opening that Leonardo would have appreciated. University photographer Linda A. Cicero captured some of the highlights of the opening reception.
The stellar line-up includes pianist Lang Lang, banjo and bluegrass virtuoso Rhiannon Giddens, acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell, Afro-Cuban jazz exponent Chucho Valdés and multimedia artist Laurie Anderson.
In Hecuba/Helen, Stanford Repertory Theater brings together two iconic heroines for the first time. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, through Aug. 19.
In anticipation of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra: Eleven Eleven, students had the rare opportunity to work closely with its prominent composer, Danny Elfman.
Under the guest direction of Tony Award-winner Dominique Serrand, Stanford cast and crew explore age-old themes from a 17th-century Spanish play while incorporating modern questions of gender and ambiguity.