Rhiannon Giddens to Give University of Toledo’s Shapiro Lecture on Sept. 13
Giddens’ lecture at the university follows her performance with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 12.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Singer, songwriter, fiddler and banjo picker Rhiannon Giddens is coming to The University of Toledo next month to give a free, public lecture.
The Grammy winner and MacArthur “Genius” grant recipient who explores the impact and continued relevance of early Black music will share her story at the annual Edward Shapiro Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 13, at Doermann Theatre in University Hall.
Admission is free, although tickets are required and available at the event website. Following CDC guidance, face masks are required. Doors open at 6 p.m. with first-come, first-served seating.
UToledo is partnering with the Toledo Symphony to welcome Giddens to town.