Prof. Dorman's composition, "Letters from Gettysburg," mentioned in Baltimore Sun

A musical composition by Prof. Avner Dorman, "Letters from Gettysburg," was mentioned in a March 22 Baltimore Sun article discussing artwork associated with the Civil War.

From the Baltimore Sun:

The Gifford work is among 57 paintings and 18 photographs in an absorbing and revelatory exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, "The Civil War and American Art." Its one of various cultural presentations going on in the region to commemorate the conflict.

This week, Arena Stage will give the world premiere of Tazewell Thompson's "Mary T. and Lizzy K," a play about the friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and the freed slave Elizabeth Keckly, who became one of the finest dressmakers of the day.

Another world premiere, this one musical, is due next month at Gettysburg College — Avner Dorman's "Letters from Gettysburg," for baritone, chorus and percussion ensemble. It's provides a prelude to the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Gettysburg this summer.


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