Music & Mind: Renée Fleming with Dr. Laurie Santos & Dr. AZA Allsop Featured in Conversation

1.20.24 | 7:30pm–9pm
January 20, 2024 | 7:30pm–9pm |


This event will be held in Commons at Yale Schwarzman Center, 168 Grove Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Doors open at 7pm.

Free and open to the public.


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In recent years, celebrated soprano  Renée Fleming  has become known as a leading advocate for research at the intersection of arts, health, and neuroscience. As a follow-up to her New Haven recital Fleming, recently named World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador for Arts and Health, will lead a public Music and Mind forum with Yale Professor and host of the popular “Happiness Lab” podcast Dr. Laurie Santos  They will be joined by Dr. AZA Allsop Yale Department of Psychiatry.  In this program Music and Mind, presented in more than fifty cities around the world, Fleming invites leading local scientists, physicians, and practitioners to join her, offering illuminating discussions and sharing the latest findings about the growing field of arts and health.

REGISTER NOW Seating is limited and expected to fill quickly! A festive reception will follow.

As Artistic Advisor to and 2023 Honoree of The Kennedy Center, Fleming has spearheaded the Sound Health collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and she partners with other leading organizations and initiatives to bring attention to research and practice at the intersection of music, health, and neuroscience. Fleming is Co-Chair of the Johns Hopkins/Aspen Institute NeuroArts Blueprint and Founding Advisor for the Sound Health Network at UCSF, and her foundation has supported research projects including the NIH Music-Based Intervention Toolkit and the Renée Fleming NeuroArts Investigator Awards Renée's advocacy work has earned her Research!America’s Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion and the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award. Her new anthology, Music and Mind: Harnessing the Arts for Health and Wellness, will be published by Viking Penguin on April 9, 2024.

Presented in partnership with Yale School of Music.

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Renée Fleming, Dr. AZA Allsop, & Dr. Laurie Santos