Of Nature Composed
Sunday, January 26
First Unitarian Church of Providence
One Benevolent St. Providence
Highly praised for its transcendent quality, “Of Nature Composed” premiered in 2016 to celebrate the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize through an exploration of nature, science, the arts and humanities. This deftly arranged concert program features music by Pulitzer Prize winner John Luther Adams, “one of the most original musical thinkers of the new century” (The New Yorker), composers Charles Griffes, John Cage, Lou Harrison, and Charles Ives; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell; former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser; and naturalists Henry David Thoreau and John Muir.
Created in 2016 for the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities in celebration of the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize.
“…Inspiration at the heart of the humanities.”
Nigel Gore – spoken word
Chris Turner – harmonica & spoken word
Mina Lavcheva – violin
Alexey Shabalin – violin
Consuelo Sherba – viola
Emmanuel Feldman – cello
$30 advance / $35 at the door
For educator and student tickets call 401-421-4278
A FirstWorks Artist Up-Close conversation with the artists, moderated by Elizabeth Francis of Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will follow the concert performance at 5:15 PM.