Performance + Music Arts
March 18, 2017; 8pm
Guest singer Rachel Calloway and pianist Xak Bjerken from Cornell's Music Department premiere four songs set to poems by Cornell poet Ishion Hutchinson, from his two collections: House of Lords and Commons and Far District. Doctoral composers writings the songs are Jihyun Kim, Can Bilir, Charlie Peck, and Barry Sharp. Also on the program are works by Ruth Crawford Seeger, Berg Wolf, Corigliano, and Chris Cerrone.