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The Blue Hour in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

  • Bucknell University Weis Center 701 Moore Avenue Lewisburg, PA, 17837 United States (map)

The Blue Hour features Grammy-winning singer Luciana Souza in a song cycle written by a collaborative of five leading composers – Rachel GrimesAngélica NegrónShara NovaCaroline Shaw, and Sarah Kirkland Snider. The text that serves as the libretto is by 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize winner Carolyn Forché. The excerpted poem, “On Earth,” is from Forché’s 2003 collection Blue Hour. The remarkable poem takes the form of an abecedarium: a listing of images, thousands of them, in alphabetical order, like a flurry of memories from a life coming to its end.

Earlier Event: November 4
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Later Event: November 10
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