Sun, Jan 29|
Aurea Ensemble- Eating Poetry
Celebrating the work of Mozart, Rebecca Clarke, José Elizondo, and Ernst von Dohnanyi
Time & Location
Jan 29, 2023, 4:00 PM
Providence, 50 Orchard Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
About the event
Eating Poetry, refers to two poems in the program, spanning eight centuries, one by the 13th century Persian poet, Rumi, and the other by contemporary American poet, the late Mark Strand. It also symbolizes the absolute essentialness of art, from ancient times and distant cultures to the present and their great overarching connections. This project has been full of new discoveries for all of us. Opening with the words of Enheduanna, 23rd century BC Sumerian high priestess and earliest known poet in the world, we find ourselves threading seamlessly through time and space, communing through the ages.
Celebrating the work of Mozart, Rebecca Clarke, José Elizondo, and Ernst von Dohnanyi, with the soaring harmonica improvisations of Chris Turner and featuring readings with Pawtucket’s own, Nigel Gore, we hope these works are as nourishing for you, as they are for us.
Alexey Shabalin, violin Consuelo Sherba, viola Emmanuel Feldman, cello Chris Turner, harmonica Nigel Gore, reader