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Voices Up!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 | 7:30 pm
Presented by Fordham University in collaboration with Poets Out Loud
Fordham University at Lincoln Center | Lowenstein Building — 12th Floor Lounge (113 West 60th Street, Manhattan)

For Voices Up!Contemporaneous partners with Poets Out Loud, a community of poetry at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, for an exciting collaboration!

Poets Out Loud awards two major poetry prizes annually to up and coming poets, who are published on the Fordham University Press. This year, Contemporaneous commissioned composers Ryan Chase and John Boggs to set poetry of prize-winners Amy Sara Carroll and Nicholas Hundley and will premiere those new works on this program!

This evening of new music for new poetry will also feature a world premiere of Fordham professor Lawrence Kramer and really fun works by Lisa Bielawa and Ryan Brown.

Ryan Chase (b. 1987): Carroll Madrigals (2013)
— world premiere; text by Amy Sara Carroll
Lisa Bielawa (b. 1968): The Project of Collecting Clouds (2009)
— text by Christian Hawkey
John Boggs (b. 1986): Of habits and rosary beads (2013)
world premiere; text by Nicolas Hundley

— Intermission —

Lawrence Kramer (b. 1946): The Wind Shifts (2013)
— world premiere; text by Lawrence Kramer and Wallace Stevens
Ryan Brown (b. 1979): Big Dig (2006)

Earlier Event: February 11
Educational Events at Manhattan's PS 142
Later Event: April 17
There Is Another Sky