JACKSON, Tenn. – Sept. 12, 2005– Terry McRoberts, a music professor at Union University, and Hal Poe, a Christian Studies professor, will present a lecture recital Sept. 20 at Union University.
McRoberts will perform the “Dante Sonata” from the “Second Year of Pilgrimage” by Franz Liszt. The sonata is based upon Dante’s “The Divine Comedy.”
Prior to the performance, McRoberts will lecture on the relationship between Liszt’s sonata and Dante’s poem. Poe will also present a lecture, “Hell: From Allegory to Analogy,” to set the stage for the evening.
The lecture recital begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Hartley Recital Hall, located in Jennings Hall on the west end of the Union campus. The event is free and open to the public.