The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
- Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm
- Hope Lutheran Church, 2152 Graf Street
The School of Music at Montana State University will give the Northwest Premiere performance of a new work by composer Jocelyn Hagen (b. 1980) for chamber orchestra, choir, and film.
North Dakota native, Joceyln Hagen, provided this introdution to her work:
"The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, is the result of 4 years of research, planning, traveling, networking, composing, and collaborating. Its creation would not have been possible without the impetus and support of the lead commissioners, the Minnesota Chorale, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Michigan, or the other members of the commissioning consortium, including the School of Music at Montana State University. Bringing the imagery of da Vinci’s notebooks to the screen was a long and educational process as well, but with the incredible work of my three collaborators, Isaac Gale (filmmaker), Joseph Midthun (animator), and Justin Schell (filmmaker/librarian), da Vinci’s handwriting and sketches come to life in an extraordinary way. I have also sourced animations from the beautiful Leonardo3 museum in Milan, as well as an excerpt from a short film titled “Leonardo,” created by Aerial Contrivance Workshop based in Berkeley, CA."
- School of Music