Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang visited the University of Iowa campus Sept. 16-17, 2015 to deliver the second lecture in the Creative Matters series sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Below are stories, text, video, photos, and other materials chronicling and related to the visit.
Lang has been described as a passionate, prolific, and complicated composer who embodies the restless spirit of invention. He is at the same time deeply versed in the classical tradition and committed to music that resists categorization, constantly creating new forms.
Photos by Miranda Meyer.
Creative Matters is an initiative of the UI Arts Advancement Committee and is sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
Six speakers have been confirmed so far, and detailed information is available online at http://creativematters.research.uiowa.edu
All events are free and open to the public.
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development provides resources and support to researchers and scholars at the University of Iowa and to businesses across Iowa with the goal of forging new frontiers of discovery and innovation and promoting a culture of creativity that benefits the campus, the state, and the world.