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November 12, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Normal Theater
209 W North St

Normal, IL 61761
Free to Attend
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Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A profile of the conductor, his work with the civil rights movement, and his musical legacy. This feature length documentary takes an in-depth look at Shaw’s life and legacy as of one the world’s most beloved classical music icons, from his serendipitous introduction into the world of music, through the many challenges and remarkable successes in his 60-year career. The essence of the film is an exploration of Shaw’s unique gift for crafting and conducting exceptional choral music. Interviews with collaborators, students, choristers, music critics and friends along with Shaw’s biographer Keith Burris provide insights into Shaw’s complex character and distinctive approach to music making. NR. Free to attend. Presented by the Illinois State University School of Music.