Poetry off the Shelf: Music/Words: Inna Faliks, Valzhyna Mort, and Vera Pavlova
Monday, October 22nd, 7:00 PM
Fine Arts Building, 410 South Michigan Avenue
Celebrated pianist Inna Faliks is the founder and curator of the award-winning interdisciplinary series Music/Words, which explores the connections between poetry and music. She is joined by Valzhyna Mort, winner of Poetry magazine’s Bess Hokin Prize and the author of Factory of Tears and Collected Body, as well as Vera Pavlova, whose first poetry collection in English, If There Is Something to Desire, was a bestselling title in 2010. Works by Gubaidulina, Tchaikovsky, Lera Auerbach, Shchedrin, and Schumann will be performed.
Doors open 30 minutes before program start time; program will last approximately one hour.
Co-sponsored with PianoForte Foundation and the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute