Cellist of Sarajevo Events

October 3, 2012 at 7:00 am Leave a comment

The Cellist of Sarajevo, a poignant novel by Steven Galloway about the impact of music in modern warfare, is the One Maryland One Book selection for 2012. In honor of this designation, the library is sponsoring a number of events this month.

The Cellist of Sarajevo Cook Library Book Club
When: Wednesday, October 10th from 12:30-1:30pm
Where: The Towson Room (Cook Library Room 507)
What: This meeting of the book club will begin with Nicole Dombrowski Risser, Associate Professor in the Department of History providing background on the book.  Then Residency Librarian Sara Arnold-Garza will lead attendees in a discussion.  Light refreshments will be served.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the University Store.

Noontime Jazz
When: Tuesday, October 16th from 12pm – 1pm
Where: Cook Library Lobby
What: In honor of the One Maryland One Book, the Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway, Towson student musicians will play selections from international composers

The Cellist of Sarajevo: A Tribute to the Uplifting Power of Music during War
When: Tuesday, October 30th from 7pm – 8pm
Where: Center for the Arts Recital Hall
What: In times of hardship and war, music can truly uplift the spirit. For example, the sorrowful Adagio by Albinoni has been forever linked with the courageous cellist of Sarajevo. Join us for a discussion on the book, The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway, and a selection of inspiring music for cello and cello ensemble. This program is being held in connection with the One Maryland One Book program whose 2012 selection for this statewide reading initiative is The Cellist of Sarajevo.


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