LIVE from the NYPL: ROLEX ARTS WEEKEND: TRACY K. SMITH and HANS MAGNUS ENZENSBERGER: Poems Set to Music
LIVE from the NYPL presents ROLEX ARTS WEEKEND
Protégée in Literature Tracy K. Smith has commissioned composer Gregory Spears to set to music two poems – her own Savior Machine; and The Feast of Flowers, by her mentor, Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Soprano Jolle Greenleaf and another vocalist will perform the poems, accompanied by Spears on piano. Smith and Enzensberger will introduce the performance and discuss their work.