Superstar mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley is featured on Access Contemporary Music’s program of five world premieres, each unique reflections on poetry by American poet, writer, and editor, Carl Sandburg, who lived in Chicago and who won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography ofAbraham Lincoln.
New Songs on the Poems of Carl Sandburg
Lawrence Axelrod: From the Shore (World Premiere)
Seth Boustead: Chicago Song (World Premiere)
Yuan-Chen Li: Mist (World Premiere)
Andrew McManus: the has-been to beachey (World Premiere)
Timothy Page: Fences (World Premiere)
Sponsored by the Sanford J. Grossman Charitable Trust