Poetic Muses: Britten, Auden, and Sitwell

Date(s): 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 7:00pm

With Chicago Presents and The Poetry Foundation, Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago kicks off its 2013 Collaborative Works Festival with a salon concert featuring works by Benjamin Britten that were inspired by two poets who had a profound impact on his life and work, Edith Sitwell and W.H. Auden. The evening will include a discussion about Britten's relationship with these two poets, hosted by Nicholas Phan.

Program to include Britten's On This Island, Cabaret Songs and The Heart of the Matter

Performer(s): 

Nicholas Phan, tenor Kiera Duffy, soprano Shannon McGinnis, piano and more

Date(s): 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 7:00pm

Venue: 

The Poetry Foundation

Location: 

61 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654

Cost: 

Free, reservations requested at poeticmuses.eventbrite.com

Buy Tickets via Phone: 

312-787-7070 for questions
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