Mending Wall: Arturo O'Farrill, Tony Arnold, Prism Quartet at Bryn Mawr College, McPherson Auditorium
Posted by Matthew Levy on January 7, 2022
Sat, February 12, 2022
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Co-Presented by Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series and PRISM Quartet, Inc.
TWO SHOWS: February 12, 2022: 3 PM and 8 PM
Mending Wall is a fully staged concert exploring the meaning of walls in our world by giving musical form to questions about identity, community, division, and freedom. Soprano Tony Arnold and pianist Arturo O’Farrill join the PRISM Quartet in world premiere performances of works by four visionary composers—Martin Bresnick, George Lewis, Juri Seo, and O’Farrill—who take inspiration from poetry by Robert Frost, Keorapetse Kgositsile, Waly Salomão, and Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Directed by Jorinde Keesmaat with lighting design by Aaron Copp....