State of the Arts: Graeme Jenkins
November 11, 2010
1717 North Harwood St. , Dallas, TX
Free - $10
The Dallas Museum of Art announces the second season of the innovative series State of the Arts. Introduced by Bonnie Pitman, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, and moderated by Jeff Whittington, KERA host and senior producer, State of the Arts will present a series of five evenings with eleven of Dallas’s key artistic leaders in thought-provoking conversations about the arts and the cultural landscape of Dallas.
Graeme Jenkins has served as the Dallas Opera’s Music Director since 1994. He has conducted more than fifty productions in Dallas and over 160 operatic productions in the U.S. and abroad, including Così fan tutte for the English National Opera and Baz Luhrmann’s La bohème with the Australian Opera, among others. He holds degrees from Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, where he was named the Adrian Boult Conducting Scholar. Jenkins has served as the chief guest conductor at Germany’s Cologne Opera and Music Director of the Glyndebourne Touring Company.
State of the Arts will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Museum’s Horchow Auditorium on five different evenings. Each lecture will present a pair of arts leaders and will be moderated by KERA’s Jeff Whittington. The lectures are free with general admission to the Museum, but reservations are encouraged. To reserve tickets, call 214-922-1818 or visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org.
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