CONCRETE TIMBRE, INC., in association with Fraunces Tavern® Museum Proudly Present the World Premiere Concert of Voices of justice and consanguinity... A multidisciplinary exploration of freedom, independence, free-thinking, and relationships.
Composed by IVY ADRIAN, CHRISTOPHER HALL, MANUELA LECHLER, LILLIAN REDL, ANN WARREN
Directed by ANN WARREN Choreographed by PATRICE MILLER
FREE CONCERT JULY 9, 2014 AT 1:00 PM AT FRAUNCES TAVERN® MUSEUM
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CONCRETE TIMBRE and FRAUNCES TAVERN® MUSEUM are pleased to announce the world premiere concert production of Voices of justice and consanguinity..., directed by Ann Warren, and choreographed by Patrice Miller. Voices of justice and consanguinity... will play a one-time free concert in the Flag Room of Fraunces Tavern® Museum (54 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004) and FREE admission to Fraunces Tavern® Museum for concert attendees. The performance is Wednesday, July 9 at 1:00 pm. Press are invited to the performance.
Voices of justice and consanguinity... On July 9 1776, five days after America separated from England, the Declaration of Independence was read aloud in New York City. Concrete Timbre recreates the Declaration along with other original compositions reviving revolutionary ideas with contemporary relevance through music, text, and visuals in a multidisciplinary exploration of freedom, independence, free-thinking, and relationships with genres ranging from jazz to poetry to electro-acoustic to classical. Compositions include: The Declaration of Independence by Christopher Hall (text by Thomas Jefferson), Mavericks in Sheol by Ann Warren (text by Nancy Greening), 3 songs by Lillian Redl: The Drum (Poem by John Scott Amwell), I Hear an Army (Poem by James Joyce), and The Dark Hills (Poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson), Anniad, newly conceived by Emma DeGrand (Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks*), and Cabbage Moon by Manuela Lechler (Text by Jan Wahl). [*Performed by Consent of Brooks Permissions] Voices of justice and consanguinity... features performances by: Ivy Adrian, Telma Bernardo, Nathalie Bryant, Gina Cuffari, Lauri Galbreath, David A. Green, Christopher Hall, Comfort Katchy, Eric Kramer, Margaret Lancaster, Manuela Lechler, Tracey Conyer Lee, Aleksandra Miglowiec, Kyoko Oyobe, Christopher Poeschl, Libya Pugh, and Darrell Smith.
Voices of justice and consanguinity... plays the following FREE performance Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. (includes FREE admission to Fraunces Tavern® Museum for concert attendees.)
Tickets are FREE, with mandatory RSVP
Running Time: 80 minutes, no intermission
Concrete Timbre (founded 1999) is a composer-driven performance collective. The foundation of our art is to add bold interdisciplinary performances to the contemporary music canon by creating opportunities for composers to work in multidisciplinary settings that often defy categorization. www.ConcreteTimbre.com
Fraunces Tavern® Museum’s mission is to educate the public and create genuine appreciation for New York City history as it relates to Colonial America, the Revolutionary War, and the Early Republic; this mission is fulfilled through the preservation of its collection and interpretation of the institution’s landmarked 1719 building along with varied exhibitions of art and artifacts as they relate to the historic site and the American Revolution. FrauncesTavernMuseum.org # # #