Works & Process celebrates Donald Hall this weekend. The 14th U.S. Poet Laureate will read and discuss his work.
New musical settings of Hall’s poetry by Drew Baker, George Lewis, David Del Tredici, Joshua Schmidt and Charles Wuorinen are performed for the first time. Performers include a host of New York’s finest: Mary Nessinger, Tom Meglioranza, Lauren Flanigan, Judith Bettina, James Goldsworthy, Moran Katze, Fred Sherry, Peter Kolkay, David Del Tredici, and Lois Martin.
Musical Premieres – settings of Donald Hall (Works & Process Commission)
DREW BAKER: THE SEA (mezzo-soprano & cello)
DAVID DEL TREDICI: THE POEM &THE MASTER (soprano & piano)
GEORGE LEWIS: THE PAINTED BED (tenor & viola)
JOSHUA SCHMIDT: ROUTINE (baritone & bass clarinet)
CHARLES WUORINEN: MOON CLOCK (baritone & bassoon)
Sun and Mon, May 10 and 11, 7:30 pm
The Peter B. Lewis Theater / Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
Subway – 4, 5, 6 train to 86th Street / Bus – M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus on Madison or Fifth Avenue
$30 General / $25 Guggenheim Members / $10 Students (25 and under with valid student ID)
(212) 423-3587, M-F, 1–5 PM or visit www.worksandprocess.org