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Whitman Bicentennial Festival

May 31 | Fri | 8PM 10PM |
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The final concert of the season, on the 200th anniversary of his birth, features three commissioned choral works that use the poetry of Walt Whitman. The concert begins with settings of Whitman's poetry by twentieth century American composers Howard Hanson and Gregg Smith and a world premiere of Quicksand Years by Ian Sturges Milliken. Along with an encore presentation of a Dessoff-commissioned work from Douglas Geers earlier in the season, the second half of the concert will offer two new Dessoff-commissioned works by Eve Beglarian and Matthew Aucoin.

Venue: Dessoff Choirs Inc

122 E 88th St Map