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Before writing anything down, Robert Kyr composes his works—music and text—“internally,” he says, from start to finish.

Photograph by Kelly James Photography

Arts

Composer Robert Kyr embraces love, peace, and nature.

2.9.17

Before writing anything down, Robert Kyr composes his works—music and text—“internally,” he says, from start to finish.

Photograph by Kelly James Photography

Composer Robert Kyr embraces love, peace, and nature.

March-April 2017

Portrait of Elif Batuman

Elif Batuman

Photograph by Beowolf Sheehan

Elif Batuman’s novel The Idiot reflects on her Harvard freshman year.

March-April 2017

Archaic Paestum—the “beginning” of beauty

Archaic Paestum—the “beginning” of beauty
Photograph by iStock

Probing the primal drives of a landmark architect

March-April 2017

Documentarian Kent Garrett ’63 returned to Harvard last fall for a screening of his work.

Documentarian Kent Garrett ’63 returned to Harvard last fall for a screening of his work.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

 

How Black Journal raised the country's consciousness, and opened Kent Garrett's eyes to television's potential

March-April 2017

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A humanistic “masterclass” for Houghton Library's seventy-fifth anniversary

March-April 2017

Susan Cain

Susan Cain

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Susan Cain foments the “Quiet Revolution.”

March-April 2017

Migration, #1 

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Courtesy of Helen Zughaib

The Lebanese-American painter depicts people who pay the price of war. 

2.9.17

In this scene from the end of the opera, The Count (James Lesu'i, a graduate student at The Boston Conservatory) begs the forgiveness of his Countess (Christina Bianco ’17).

Photograph courtesy of Jordan Hayashi Photography

With swankier digs and a new name, the undergraduate company continues an operatic tradition.

2.3.17