Soprano Lucy Shelton sings a pair of twentieth-century works: Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire, with mime Mark Jaster, and To Wake the Dead, Stephen Albert’s setting of passages from James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. Elegy, Bruce MacCombie’s tribute to Stephen Albert, completes the evening.
Event begins at 5:00PM
Presented by: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Featured Artist(s): 21st Century Consort
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