Dinosaur Annex concert unites music and science

The Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble will bring together composers, scientists and performers from Brandeis and beyond for a unique multimedia concert at the MIT Museum April 14.

Hi-Fi-Sci, part of the Cambridge Science Festival, will feature the world premieres of five pieces that illuminate and interpret scientific animations. In addition to Dinosaur Annex artistic director Yu-Hui Chang Ph.D. ’01, a Brandeis associate professor of composition, the concert will showcase the work of several Brandeis faculty, alumni and friends, including composer and MIT professor Peter Child Ph.D. ’81; John Millia Ph.D. ’03, composer and director of the New England Conservatory of Music’s Electronic Music Studio; Kurt Rohde, University of California at Davis professor and winner of the Lydian String Quartet’s Commission Prize; Irving Epstein, senior advisor to the provost for research and Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry; Zvonimir Dogic, associate physics professor; Daniel Stepner, Lydian String Quartet violinist and music professor; and cellist David Russell ’97, Wellesley College music professor.

Admission is free. Tickets will be distributed to the first 125 people beginning at 7 p.m.

Dinosaur Annex, a leading presenter of chamber music,  is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Summer Star Foundation, The Ditson Fund for Contemporary Music and The Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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