Jay Ansill and Christopher Colucci to Perform at People's Light, 8/28
People's Light & Theatre presents a free one-night only classical concert on Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 pm on the Steinbright Stage. Guest artists Jay Ansill, mandolin and celtic harp and Christopher Colucci, classical guitar will perform an evening of classical works by Bach, Satie and others.
Christopher Colucci makes sound and music as a theater artist, composer and guitarist. His recent work includes: Angels in America (Wilma), An Ideal Husband (Walnut) and The Rainmaker here at People's Light. Since 2008, he has received 5 Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Original Music and Sound Design; as well as an Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts. For more sounds please visit http://soundcloud.com/cmsound.
Jay Ansill is a composer and folk musician, known primarily as a Celtic harpist and fiddler. Jay has composed music for Lee Breuer's Porco Morto and Summa Dramatica and is currently working on Breuer's Glass Guignol. Jay received an Independence Foundation grant to travel to Mallorca to learn Catalan folk music. He has performed and recorded with a wide variety of performers including the legendary Catalan singer Maria del Mar Bonet, who recorded Jay's setting of Robert Graves' poem "The Secret Land" translated by the poet's daughter Lucia Graves.
Reservations are required to reserve a seat by calling 610-644-3500. Seating is limited.
People's Light, a professional, not-for-profit theatre founded in Chester County, Pennsylvania, makes plays drawn from many sources to entertain, inspire, and engage our community. We extend our mission of making and experiencing theatre through arts education programs that excite curiosity about, and deepen understanding of, the world around us. These plays and programs bring people together and provide opportunities for reflection, discovery, and celebration. Founded in 1974, we produce seven to nine plays each season, in two black box theatres with 350 and 170 seats respectively, mixing world premieres, contemporary plays, and fresh approaches to classic texts for our 6-play and Discovery Series.