VIDEO: First Look At Julia Wolfe's FIRE IN MY MOUTH Part of New York Stories: Threads of Our City

Tomorrow night, Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic will premiere Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth, part of New York Stories: Threads of Our City, two weeks of concerts and events examining NYC's roots as a city of immigrants.

A video released today gives a glimpse of the theatrical and multimedia elements of Fire in my mouth, with visual and scenic design by Jeff Sugg, costume design by Márion Talán, sound design by Mark Grey, and directed by Anne Kauffman.

Fire in my mouth looks back at a seminal event in New York's history, the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire that killed 146 garment works, most of them young immigrant women. Hear Julia Wolfe's thoughts on the piece here.

As part of New York Stories: Threads of Our City, two Philharmonic musicians - cellist Qiang Tu and bassist Satoshi Okamoto - share their stories of immigration to the US.

Visit nyphil.org/stories for more information.


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