Musical Performance

Our conference will feature a musical performance by Old Songs (Liz Downing, Mark Jickling, and Chris Mason) who have put many fragments of Archaic Greek poetry to music. 

You can preview some of their work online:

One of the members, Chris Mason, wrote an article about their process of translation and composition:

Mason, Chris. "Bright Lyre Becomes Voice: Translating Sappho into Songs." The Antioch Review 67, no. 1 (2009): 108-12.  (

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