On 11/13/2017, Hunter hosted the Aspen Institute.
Hunter College and the Aspen Institute teamed up at Hunter’s Kaye Playhouse for a celebration of curiosity and creativity. Marking the publication of Walter Isaacson’s new book on Leonardo da Vinci, the event was a salute to art, science, imagination, and discovery. The evening of performance and discussion was hosted by Aspen Arts Program Director Damian Woetzel and featured Isaacson along with noted artists, musicians, and scientists, including Lil Buck (Dancer and Aspen Institute Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence), Jacqueline Bolier (Soprano), Kurt Crowley (Music Director and Pianist, Broadway’s Hamilton), Kate Davis (Vocalist and Multi-instrumentalist), Michelle Dorrance (Tap Dancer and Director, Dorrance Dance), Chase Finlay (New York City Ballet), Brian Greene (Physicist, Author and Co-Founder of World Science Festival), Andrea Lee (Cellist) Tiler Peck (New York City Ballet).
Watch the performance below.