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Tonight: “Intersecting Expressions”—an experiment in music, visual, and literary arts

Don’t miss this unique experimental performance of music, film, and poetry, featuring Christiano Rodrigues, Karen Nguyen, and Darryl Singleton from the School of Music and professors Squeak Meisel and Io Palmer from the Department of Fine Arts, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7:30–9 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre and live on YouTube.

Each of the artists will present their aural, visual, and poetic impressions of musical work by Bach and Brahms and lesser-known composers Reynaldo Hahn, Amy Beach, and Florence Price. 

Music, being an art form devoid of image or words, is often abstract to the listener and no two people experience it in the same way, said Rodrigues, who conceived the project. Since we all hear sounds and relate to them differently, this event seeks to answer the question: How do different artists express music through their own art?

“When the lights go down, the audience will witness live music, a film, and poetry – all expressing the very same program of music in three distinct manners,” Rodrigues said. “We are hoping this experiment will provide our audience with an immersive, multidimensional experience of art.”

A recording of the event will be available for viewing on YouTube only until noon on Wed., Sept. 29. 

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