Celebrating San Francisco Opera's world premiere of Doctor Atomic,
this free evening symposium will bring together composer John Adams,
director Peter Sellars, and San Francisco Opera General Director Pamela
Rosenberg to discuss SCIENCE AND SOUL: J. Robert Oppenheimer and Doctor Atomic.
Additional panelists include Dean of Physical Sciences Mark Richards
and Professor of Physics Marvin Cohen. The program will explore J.
Robert Oppenheimer's role in the creation of the first atomic bomb as
well as examine the historical, scientific, and musical background of Doctor Atomic. The evening will also feature an exclusive musical preview of the new opera.
event is free, and seating is on a first come, first served basis.
Tickets can be picked up at the Zellerbach Hall ticket office, on
campus, beginning Tuesday, September 20 through Sunday, September 25.
Ticket office hours are Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and
Saturday-Sunday 1 - 5 p.m. Tickets will also be available at the
door at 7 p.m. the evening of the event. Public transportation is
To learn more about Doctor Atomic, visit http://doctor-atomic.com