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PianoForte Studios: WFMT Live Broadcast

  • Piano Forte Studios 1335 S Michigan Ave Chicago (map)

The Civitas Ensemble headlines a 1-hour program of meditations, songs and dances based on from the art of Paul Klee and the poetry of Carl Sandburg. Soprano Julia Bentley sings works by Larry Axelrod and Seth Boustead. Flutist Jennie Oh Brown channels her inner shakuhachi in Shawn Okpebholo’s Harvard Square and composer/pianist George Flynn performs his Third Salvage Meditation, which confronts the violence of World War II and Vietnam.

Augusta Read Thomas: Triple Marionette from Klee Musings
Shawn E. Okpebholo: On a Poem by Miho Nonaka: Harvard Square
Lee Hyla: One Moe Time (Waltz for Eric) (Chicago Premiere)
Seth Boustead: Chicago Song (World Premiere)
Lawrence Axelrod: From the Shore (World Premiere)
George Flynn: Third Salvage Meditation
Amy Wurtz: Songs and Dances (World Premiere)
Stacy Garrop: Teeny Tango


Admission: $5
This event is not part of the Festival Pass. Admission available by single ticket purchase only