Myth, Music, Truth

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 7:30 PM
Pre-concert talk with John Harbison, composer James Primosch and poet Nathalie Anderson: 6:45 PM

with Julia Bentley, mezzo
Sarah Joanne Davis, soprano
John Harbison, guest conductor

Scroll down for a video preview from a rehearsal of John Harbison’s “Crossroads”

Myth and legend, music and poetry: these are the artful external expressions of our deepest, truest selves. In setting the written poetry of Louise Glück, Jessica Fisher, Eugenio Montale, and the unspoken poetry of almost-authentic folk songs, John Harbison’s lyric gift illuminates the hidden intersections of mind and body, pattern and disruption.

John Harbison:

Right to Pleasure (NNM commission/world premiere)
Crossroads (NNM co-commission/regional premiere)
Fourteen Fabled Folksongs
Mottetti di Montale (selections)

Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute
1616 Locust St., Philadelphia

 

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Network for New Music and John Harbison events have been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

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