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DECEMBER 2002
Volume 95, Issue 2
 
 
   
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Orchestrating a career
College president, conductor, and writer: for Leon Botstein, work is a three-part harmony.
One wonders when Leon Botstein, AB’67, sleeps. This fall he cotaught a first-year seminar, War and Peace, examining such works as Plato’s Republic and the Bible’s first and second books of Samuel. At the American Symphony Orchestra, where he is musical director and principal conductor, he led two concerts at New York City’s Avery Fisher Hall: Strauss’s opera The Egyptian Helen and an evening of American composers. To top it all off, he’s president of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and Simon’s Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
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25 Ann Barzel, PhB’25, was one of four grande dames of the city’s arts scene participating in a Chicago Humanities Festival panel discussion “My Life in the City.” Barzel, senior editor of Dance Magazine, also volunteers as dance archivist at the Newberry Library, which houses her collection of films, photographs, magazines, books, and music.
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1912 In response to requests from city officials the University instituted fire drills at Cobb Hall. Faculty members led students out of the building while Chicago fire marshals were “situated at the head of the stairs on each floor...to urge on recalcitrant instructors and to inform them of certain finer details of the evolutions.” The first drill, on November 27, showed that the building could be evacuated in three minutes.
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