Shakespeare in Art and Music

Shakespeare in Art and Music
Thursday, April 26
6:00 p.m.
Included with museum admission

In celebration of the Bard’s birthday, an evening of songs and paintings inspired by his plays, with UCI’s Robin Buck and Julia Lupton, and LAM’s Malcolm Warner.


Julia Reinhard Lupton is Professor of English and co-director of the UC Irvine Shakespeare Center. She is the author or co-author of four books on Shakespeare and many articles. Her books include Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life and Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology. Her latest book, Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life, is forthcoming in 2017. A former Guggenheim Fellow, she is a Trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America.




Malcolm Warner is a British art historian and executive director of Laguna Art Museum. He received his Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, and is recognized as a leading authority on the Pre-Raphaelite painters of Victorian Britain. The many exhibitions that he has curated include The Victorians: British Painting in the Reign of Queen Victoria, 1837-1901 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and Millais: Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London.




Robin Buck has performed with NY City Opera, LA Opera, Theater Basel, Opernhaus Zürich, National Theater Mannheim, and Long Beach Opera, and has been a featured soloist with the LA Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, and LA Master Chorale, among others. Mr. Buck is Professor in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine, and has also taught at the Franz Schubert Institut (Austria), Lotte Lehmann Akademie (Germany), L’Academie de Musique de Sion (Switzerland), Jazzschule Basel (Switzerland), Chapman University, and CSU Long Beach.


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