After Everything, has long been fascinated by the serendipitous interplay between music and text. This concert presents classic works by Maurice Ravel and Magnus Lindberg, as well as new pieces by Matthew Cmiel and Preben Antonsen, each selection unique in character, yet sharing a very particular common thread: the possibilities which arise when these two realms of artistic expression align to create something beautiful.
THE PROGRAM FOR MAY 27
a composition for soprano voice by Maurice Ravel set to specific work of the French symbolist poet
by Finnish composer and pianist, Magnus Lindberg, where text serves as a descriptor of the sounds within the music
from Matthew Cmiel, based very directly on a text by Polish poet, Wislawa Szymborska
Preben Antonsens new pocket opera three movements that tell a distinct story, using texts not originally paired to create the story.