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Access Contemporary Music and Julia Bentley

  • Chicago Cultural Center - Preston Bradley Hall 78 East Washington Street Chicago, IL USA (map)

Superstar mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley is featured on Access Contemporary Musicā€™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 of Abraham Lincoln.

PROGRAM
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

Admission: Free

Earlier Event: October 8
Fonema Consort
Later Event: October 8
Winston Choi and Tim Munro