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First Songs

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Members of the Bard College Graduate Vocal Arts Program and Collaborative Piano Fellowship will present a series of New York City premieres of songs by living composers, set to poetry by Emily Dickinson and Henry David Thoreau. The program is in conjunction with the Morgan Library & Museum's exhibit I'm Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson, which will open at 6:30pm for concert attendees.

Nathaniel will perform "Where I lived, and what I lived for," a setting of an excerpt from Walden; or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau, composed by Gregory Spears.

Tickets are $35, or $25 for Morgan Library members and affiliates of Bard College. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.


(For members of the Bard College community, there will be a preview of this concert program in the László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Performance Space on the Bard College campus on Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00pm.)

Earlier Event: February 26
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Later Event: April 28
Master's Recital: The Voyage of Life