Acquainted with the night - 5 new compositions!
Composer, conductor, pianist, and music educator Bert Van Herck is a colleague of mine at Harvard Dudley House, where he is the musical director of the classical orchestra. He conceived the "Acquainted with the night" project:
Acquainted with the Night
Thursday, March 4th, 2010, 8 pm
Dudley House Common Room
In an experiment of collaboration and improvisation, each of the Dudley Music Fellows composed a song on the same text by Robert Frost.
Five world premières in one concert!
You will hear Robert Frost's poem Acquainted with the Night, in new musical versions by:
- Behtash & Mehrtash Babadi (saroud, tanbour & recitation)
- Jean-François Charles (voice, basset-horn & live electronics)
- Bert Van Herck (voice, piano & basset-horn)
- Gabriele Vanoni (voice & piano)
- Jan Kennard (voice & piano)
- Michael Barrett, voice
- Anney Gillotte, voice
- Maryam Vaziri, voice
- Miriam Conti, piano
- Mehrtash Babadi, tanbour
- Behtash Babadi, saroud
- J-F Charles, basset-horn