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Whitman in Music and Words

Jun 20 | Thu | 7PM | $25 And Up


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Matthew Aucoin with Ben Lerner

In conjunction with the exhibition Walt Whitman at 200, composer and conductor Matthew Aucoin curates an evening of spoken word and music featuring Walt Whitman's letters and poems with musical excerpts from Aucoin's 2015 opera Crossing and works by John Adams and Leonard Bernstein. Featuring Matthew Aucoin, piano, Ben Lerner, poet/writer, with additional artists to be announced. Aucoin is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow.

The exhibition Walt Whitman at 200 will be open at 6:30 pm for concert attendees.

Venue: The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue Map
212-685-0008