MY BUSINESS IS TO SING: Giving Voice to Poetry by Emily Dickinson
"Her compositions were unlike anything ever heard, and always produced quite a sensation
. Her imagination sparkled-- and she gave it free rein."
- Austin Dickinson, Emily's brother
Emily Dickinson's poetry has intrigued, challenged, moved, and captivated readers for over a century. Join soprano Sarah Pelletier and pianist Lois Shapiro in a lively performance "conjuring" Emily Dickinson, woman and poetic voice. Their concert features new musical settings by Eric Sawyer and Ross Bauer, and the beloved cycle of twelve songs by Aaron Copland--music inspired by her expansive, whimsical, mystical, and always provocative poetry.
Location: Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Date/Time: 02/14/12 at 4:30 pm - 02/14/12 at 6:00 pm