Scalia/Ginsburg: Excerpts & Panel Discussion

  • Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University 471 Lagunita Dr Stanford, CA, 94305 United States

The Stanford Arts Institute and Stanford Law School co-present Scalia/Ginsburg: Excerpts & Panel Discussion, featuring composer-librettist Derrick Wang, soprano Suzanne Karpov, tenor Peter Scott Drackley, and distinguished faculty from Stanford University. This interdisciplinary event is free and open to the public.

When composer Derrick Wang was a law student, he was inspired to create a musical work that showcases the friendship and long-running constitutional dual between Justices Scalia and Ginsburg. The result is an American comic opera in one act: Scalia/Ginsburg.

You are cordially invited to experience excerpts from Scalia/Ginsburg performed by Suzanne Karpov, soprano, and Peter Scott Drackley, tenor, with piano accompaniment by Derrick Wang. The evening will begin with an introduction by the composer, followed by the performance, and will conclude with a panel discussion moderated by Professor Paul Brest.

  • Paul Brestmoderator, Professor of Law, Emeritus and Former Dean, Stanford Law School
  • Heather Hadlock, Associate Professor of Musicology and Director of the Program in Feminist Studies, Stanford University
  • Bernadette Meyler, Professor of Law and Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar, Stanford Law School
  • Matthew Tiews, Associate Dean for the Advancement of the Arts, School of Humanities & Sciences