School of Music Opera Workshop: Great American Poets of the 20th Century


Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk

 The Ithaca College School of Music proudly presents Opera Workshop:  “Great American Poets of the 20th Century.”   This admission-free scenes program will take place on Wednesday, November 28th at 8:15 in Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.  

The program will feature select scenes from Virgil Thompson’s The Mother of Us All, Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, John Adam’s The Death of Klinghoffer, and Conrad Susa’s Transfomations with librettos by Gertrude Stein, W. H. Auden, Langston Hughes, Alice Goodman, and Anne Sexton.  The entire program is sung in English.