Performance

Poetry off the Shelf: Ars Poetica: Art Song

Poetry off the Shelf: Ars Poetica: Art Song : Foundation Events Joe Hofmann

Friday, May 10, 7:00PM

Poetry Foundation
61  W. Superior
Free Admission

This event is free on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before a program. Programs typically last one hour.

Simply put, an art song is poetry set to music. Ars Poetica brings together contemporary poets, composers, and musicians for an evening of art song. The concert will feature music and words by up-and-coming artists, including Chicago composer Brian Baxter’s interpretation of poetry by 2012 Ruth Lilly Fellow Richie Hofmann, as well as several other composer-poet collaborations. String quartet Chicago Q Ensemble, a rising star in Chicago’s chamber music scene, will perform.

Co-sponsored by Memorious.org and Singers On New Ground


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