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Elinor Remick Warren
Los Angeles Times, 1955
" ['Suite for Orchestra'] is agreeable scenic music of impressionist cast, with plenty of melodic ideas, an admirably concise sense of form, and orchestrated with both power and delicacy."
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Elinor Remick Warren
Centenary Celebrations
Carried Out in Year 2000

Washington, D.C.
Friday, March 17 - Sunday, March 19, 2000

Friday, March 17, 2000
Master Class on Accompanying: Craig Rutenberg at University of Maryland (sponsored by Library of Congress, Elinor Remick Warren Society)
Library of Congress
3:00 pm
Opening of Elinor Remick Warren Exhibit
Library of Congress
4:00 pm
Presentation of Elinor Remick Warren Collection to
Library of Congress
ERW Society Members and Distinguished Guests, Library Officials
Press Reception follows
Saturday, March 18, 2000
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium on Elinor Remick Warren's life and times
Library of Congress
Welcoming remarks and the ERW Society: Z. Wayne Griffin (5 minutes)
Life and career of ERW: Virginia Bortin (20 minutes)
Video interview of ERW by Marilyn Horne, 1990 (25 minutes)
Family memories of ERW: Elayne Techentin, Z. Wayne Griffin, her grandchildren (15 minutes)
Los Angeles music during ERW's formative years: Lance Bowling (15 minutes)
New York and ERW 1920-1925: Thomas Hampson on the cultural scene in New York during the twenties. Virginia Bortin reads excerpts of letters home from Elinor's roommate during the years 1921-22.
ERW vocal music -- a singer's perspective: Thomas Hampson (Total: 30 minutes)
ERW choral music and "The Legend of King Arthur": J. Reilly Lewis, Music Director, Washington National Cathedral (10 minutes)
Memories of Elinor: Rose Bampton (10 minutes)
Questions from the audience (10 minutes)
5:30 pm
Conclusion of Symposium; reception
8:00 pm
Recital: Vocal and piano music of Elinor Remick Warren
Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress
Sunday, March 19, 2000
3:00 pm
Lecture/discussion on "The Legend of King Arthur"
National Cathedral
4:00 pm
Performance: "The Legend of King Arthur"
by Elinor Remick Warren
Thomas Hampson, baritone
Cathedral Choral Society and Orchestra
J. Reilly Lewis, Conductor