Seamus Heaney Memorial Celebration: Event Video - 1. 5. 14

Complete video footage from the Seamus Heaney Memorial Celebration on November 7th, 2013, is now available. To watch, please click below:

[for more videos, please see the EnglishAtHarvard Youtube Channel]

1. Welcoming Remarks,  Nicholas Watson
2. Olivier Messiaen,  Quatuor pour la fin du temps, VIII. Louange à l’Immortalité de Jésus,  performed by Keir GoGwilt, violin and  Matthew Aucoin, piano
3. “The Master,” read by Michael Weinstein
4. Excerpt from “Poet’s Chair,” read by Robert Scanlan
5. “The Fragment,” read by  Erica Weaver
6. “Pangur Bán,”  read by Tomás Ó Cathasaigh
7. Seamus at Adams House,  Robert Kiely
8. “Quitting Time,” read by Andrew Warren
9. “Terminus,”  read by Stephen Burt
10. “The Clothes Shrine,” read by Elaine Scarry
11. Matthew Aucoin,  Kinship, IV, performed by  Sol Kim Bentley, soprano and Matthew Aucoin, piano
12. “Lightenings, VIII” and “In a Field,”  read by Peter Sacks
13. Excerpt from Beowulf,  read by Daniel Donoghue
14. “The Underground,”  read by Jorie Graham
15. “Alphabets,” read by  Theodoretus Breen, Matthew Aucoin, and Leah Whittington
16. “Glanmore Sonnets, X”  “Clearances, VIII” and “Lightenings I,” read by Helen Vendler
17. Leoš Janáček,  Violin Sonata II. Balada, performed by Keir GoGwilt, violin and  Matthew Aucoin, piano